Calendar 2019

Apr
04
09:15AM 04 April
Term 1, Week 10
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 1...
Apr
06
02:00PM 06 April
Scotch 100 Festival
May
08
09:00AM 08 May
Term 2, Week 2
Middle & Senior School Tour (...
May
09
09:15AM 09 May
Term 2, Week 2
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 2...
May
21
09:15AM 21 May
Term 2, Week 4
Junior School Tour (Term 2 2019)
May
28
09:15AM 28 May
Term 2, Week 5
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 2...
Jun
11
09:15AM 11 June
Term 2, Week 7
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 2...
Jul
31
09:15AM 31 July
Term 3, Week 2
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 3...
Aug
12
09:15AM 12 August
Term 3, Week 4
Junior School Tour (Term 3 2019)
Aug
20
09:15AM 20 August
Term 3, Week 5
Early Learning Centre Tour (Term 3...
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March 22, 2019

Another successful week at Scotch

Today in assembly we had one significant announcement and celebrated the success of many of our students in recognition of age level; winners and record breakers from our Swimming and Athletics...
March 22, 2019

Principal's Awards & Colours, Term 1 Week 8

Today in assembly, we recognised the following students for their achievements. Well done to all! Colours Liam Carson Colours Service Ben Craven Colours Service Isabel  Jantzen Colours...
March 01, 2019

Keeping You In The Loop

Our aim is to give Scotch College students the most sophisticated preparation for their lives beyond school that any school can offer. We have a unique reputation not just for the warmth of our...
February 22, 2019

Principal's Awards & Colours, Term 1 Week 4

Today in assembly, we recognised the following students for their achievements. Well done to all! Principals Awards       Mitchell Bray Principal's Award Winning silver in the state U20 Mens...
February 11, 2019

The Sculpture Unveiled

Over 550 parents, staff and community members came out Friday night to celebrate the commencement of Scotch's Centenary and witness the unveiling of the commissioned sculpture. The statue was created...
February 11, 2019

Principal's Awards & Colours, Term 1 Week 2

Today in assembly, we recognised the following students for their achievements. Well done to all! Principal's Awards   Sophie Casey Selected to attend the Netball Training Camp for the School...
December 18, 2018

Results Day: Celebrating an Amazing Class of 2018

Today we celebrate the success of our Year 12 students and their outstanding results. The Class of 2018 have continued the story of Scotch College Adelaide being amongst the leading schools of South...
December 17, 2018

End of 2018 Update

Dear Parents If you have followed eNews, our website or our social media (Facebook | Instagram) from both Mitcham and Torrens Park Campus over the past year, you will have seen a constant record of...
October 22, 2018

Farewell the Class of 2018

At the end of this week we will bid farewell to our Year 12 students in what is sure to be a poignant and moving farewell assembly. Of course, there will be the usual celebration activities during...
September 28, 2018

End of Term 3 Update

I wish to pay tribute to the students for their extraordinary work rate during Term 3.  Faced with the usual academic challenges in all parts of the school, they have come up trumps in productions...

Co-Curricular

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December 04, 2018

Scotch Wins SACA Strikers Girls Cricket League Trophy

Congratulations to the Scotch College Girls Cricket Team, who defeated Pulteney Grammar School (2/87 def 8/37) to win the SACA Strikers Girls Cricket League for 2018. The Grand Final win was the 5th...
September 21, 2018

Scotch College Tennis World Partnership

After a successful first year, Scotch College and Tennis World have signed a two-year agreement to manage the tennis program at Scotch College until 2020. This includes all preseason, training...
May 18, 2018

Generations in Jazz 2018

Recently Scotch College attended the 31st Generations in Jazz in Mount Gambier. 77 Scotchies competed as part of our 8 choirs and 2 bands against 130 other schools from all over Australia. The...
March 26, 2018

Scotch Defeats Pembroke in Collegiate Cup

After 8 days of intense competition, Scotch has claimed the inaugural Collegiate Cup by defeating Pembroke 8-6. The cup started On Friday 16 March with a dramatic 4 run victory for our Girls A...
August 11, 2017

Scotch Business Visits Credit Suisse

On Thursday 11 August, Scotch College Business students Philippa Smith, Quinn Spencer, Elliot Sims and Reuben Fernee were hosted by investment bank Credit Suisse to an engaging day in their Sydney...
July 31, 2017

World Scholar's Cup: Hanoi

On the last week of Term 2,  9 scholars journeyed to Hanoi to compete in the Global round of the World Scholar’s Cup. The World Scholar’s Cup is an academic competition where scholars from around the...
July 28, 2017

World Scholars Cup: Athens

The Athens Global Round held over the mid year break was the most diverse, with 41 different nations competing across junior and senior divisions. Upon arrival we spent a few days touring the city,...
March 29, 2017

Gail Convention 2017

Currently, my team and I, consisting of 9 other students of years 10 & 11, Ms. Kemp, Mr. Albano, and Mr. McKenzie, are in the process of preparing for the Global Alliance of Innovative Learning (...
March 23, 2017

Scotch retains Summer Intercol Trophy 2017

After a competitive few days of sport, Scotch successfully retained the summer Sporting Intercol trophy last week against Pulteney Grammar School.  It proved to be a really intense few days of...

Sport

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March 05, 2019

Sport Recap: Term 1 Week 5

Sadly, the intense heat put a stop to all our sport last week except our First XI Cricket. Our First XI Cricket Boys did manage to play a reduced T20 match versus Westminster (starting at 8am), and...
March 01, 2019

Alex Porter, Australians smash world record on way to gold medal

Australia have smashed their own world record to win the men’s team pursuit gold at the track cycling world championships in Poland, ahead of Olympic champions and title holders Britain. The...
February 19, 2019

Sport Recap: Term 1 Week 3

Week 3 marked the first full week of Scotch sport, and our teams hit the ground running with some fabulous performances. In Tennis, the Girls, Primary and Middle School teams all played well against ...
December 07, 2018

International Cricket Experiences

We have been very fortunate over the past couple of weeks to have had some very special guests from the International Cricket community join us here at Scotch! We were extremely privileged to have...
December 04, 2018

Scotch Wins SACA Strikers Girls Cricket League Trophy

Congratulations to the Scotch College Girls Cricket Team, who defeated Pulteney Grammar School (2/87 def 8/37) to win the SACA Strikers Girls Cricket League for 2018. The Grand Final win was the 5th...
November 28, 2018

Scotch Primary Tennis Teams in SAPSASA Finals

It has been a busy and successful couple of weeks for our talented Year 7 A1 Tennis cohort. An impressive representation of 9 Scotch boys and girls were selected to play for Southern Heights in last...
November 19, 2018

Sports Recap: Term 4 Week 5

It was another week of strong Scotch performances in Week 5, led by our cricketers. Our Primary and Middle School teams continued their strong run of form, defeating St Peters, Pulteney and...
November 12, 2018

Sports Recap: Term 4 Week 4

  What an exciting weekend in Scotch sport, with a number of our teams reaching the final rounds of the 2018 season. After a series of convincing wins, Our Senior A Girls Softball team made it all...
November 05, 2018

Sports Recap: Term 4 Week 3

After a nail biting match versus Westminster this weekend, our Drive Tennis squad claimed a great win to secure their division one spot for next season. With all to play for after some close doubles...
November 02, 2018

Scotch Cricket Tour: Brisbane 2018

All 24 young, keen cricketers from Scotch, met early on the first Sunday of the holidays to set upon Brisbane. As we arrived at our destination we were straight into the action, dropping our gear at...

Caledonian Corps

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July 23, 2017

Welcome back for Semester 2

Hopefully everybody is well rested and refreshed, ready for a busy Semester 2. Band practice resumes as normal on Monday after school with all lessons commencing this week. Jonno is with us this...
May 19, 2017

Caledonian Corps: USA Tour 2017

During the recent term break the Caledonian Pipe Band travelled to the USA for the third time in the last five years. The primary focus of the tour was our participation at the Virginia International...

In the Press

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March 01, 2019

Alex Porter, Australians smash world record on way to gold medal

Australia have smashed their own world record to win the men’s team pursuit gold at the track cycling world championships in Poland, ahead of Olympic champions and title holders Britain. The...
February 05, 2019

Win-Win for Sophie

Before she starts medical school this year, Sophie Ludbrook ('16) will be hoping to add another title to her growing list of accomplishments: Australian Supermodel of the Year. The aspiring doctor...
January 30, 2019

Trumbles turn up trumps

Peter Trumble was one of the first “Legends” of Scotch College and it is hardly surprising given his links to the Torrens Park school that span more than 80 years. The 91-year-old from Westbourne...
January 29, 2019

School year starts with sixes and Year 7s

The McLeod clan are in it for the long haul at Scotch College. Four generations of the family have attended the Torrens Park school. And the latest generation’s time there will span a quarter of a...
December 19, 2018

Students find gift of giving

Scotch College students are celebrating the spirit of Christmas with a drive to provide food and gifts this festive season to refugee families who have settled in South Australia. Scotch’s first...
November 07, 2018

Tribute to indigenous Digger

Fred Prentice was one of the best-known World War I indigenous Diggers, winning the Military Medal for his gallantry. Due to army protocol of ethnicity not being stated on registration forms, the...
August 01, 2018

Education starts to branch out

The school curriculum is up the creek – literally. Hundreds of students from the Mitcham district will converge on Brownhill Creek this Friday as part of a mass tree planting project. The students –...
July 04, 2018

Doney Wins School Sports Award

Lucy Doney reckons she is proof of what can be achieved with hard work, dedication and a positive attitude. The triple jumper was forced to sit on the sidelines for nearly a year after severe...
May 28, 2018

SA kids’ big idea wins Lego League award

A resistance paddle design that could be used for hydrotherapy in elderly patients has won a group of young Adelaide school students a global innovative solution award. The RoboRoos East Lego League...
May 14, 2018

Yale scholarship a boost for Lalla's global aspirations

Lalla Nugent wants to change the world – and now she’s off to Yale University on a scholarship as part of her quest to pursue a career in international human rights. The Year 11 Scotch College...

Old Collegians

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February 22, 2019

Sophie entrenched in modelling and medicine

Old Collegian Sophie Ludbrook (‘16) recently spent 7 days modelling and competing in Bali last week where she was announced the Australian Supermodel of the Year for 2019! Sophie has had a brilliant...
January 30, 2019

Cultivating a Passion for Performance

Scotch College is a hub for the performing arts and all of the skills and experiences that are attached to creative performance art. It isn’t just the talented performers who have gone on to study...
December 18, 2018

Matthew Giddings: Scotch Star and Top of the State

Today Matthew Giddings, Scotch Scholar and recipient of the Governor of South Australia’s Commendation has been recognised as one of the best in the state having achieved a perfect ATAR of 99.95....
December 05, 2018

Scotch Story: Esther Boles-Frahn

This article is adapted from Esther’s speech delivered at the Year 12 Farewell Assembly on Friday 26 October 2018. If I earned a dollar for every time I hit backspace to delete this farewell and...
August 01, 2018

Scotch Stories: Bradley Dare

It was hard to believe, when I stood on the bridge of the warship HMAS Parramatta while deployed in the South China Sea in October 2017, that I’d completed year 12 less than one year before. In...
April 04, 2018

Scotch Stories: Liam McAuliffe

While I completed my schooling at Scotch in 2012, I still feel like I am part of the Scotch community. When I commenced in 2005, I was shy, unmotivated and uninterested in anything much at all. By...
December 12, 2017

Scotch Stories: Laurence Boxhall

I began my 5-year journey at Scotch in 2009, at the start of year 8. By this point I was no stranger to moving schools, as Scotch ended up being my sixth and final school. Prior to coming to Scotch I...
August 08, 2017

Scotch Stories: Harriet Whittle

I started at Scotch in 2006, entering Year 4. Changing schools can be challenging, and this was a whole new world for me. I had come from an all-girls school, and it was shocking and mind-opening to...

Our Stories

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January 30, 2019

Cultivating a Passion for Performance

Scotch College is a hub for the performing arts and all of the skills and experiences that are attached to creative performance art. It isn’t just the talented performers who have gone on to study...
December 18, 2018

Matthew Giddings: Scotch Star and Top of the State

Today Matthew Giddings, Scotch Scholar and recipient of the Governor of South Australia’s Commendation has been recognised as one of the best in the state having achieved a perfect ATAR of 99.95....
December 17, 2018

The Principal's Interview: Louka Parry

Louka is the Director of Programs at Education Changemakers and is one of Australia’s most exciting emerging education thinkers and doers, with a track record of leading dramatic improvements in...
June 15, 2018

The Principal's Interview: Richard Turner

During Term 2 2018, Dr Newton had the opportunity to interview Richard Turner, Scotch parent and Founder of Zen Energy (www.zenenergy.com.au) about his experiences in the energy sector, the evolution...
April 19, 2018

Charlie is Spirit of Anzacs

Remembering the fallen and honouring all those who served their country holds an enduring place in the heart of war veteran Charlie Short. For the sprightly 98-year-old will be the only member of his...
April 06, 2018

The Principal's Interview: Senator Anne Ruston

During Term 1 in 2018, Dr John Newton had the chance to sit down with Senator the Hon Anne Ruston to discuss her background in politics and various current topics in South Australia. Anne is a member...
April 04, 2018

Scotch Stories: Liam McAuliffe

While I completed my schooling at Scotch in 2012, I still feel like I am part of the Scotch community. When I commenced in 2005, I was shy, unmotivated and uninterested in anything much at all. By...
February 02, 2018

Leaving a Legacy: Laos Expedition

Early on in our year 12 career, the class of 2017 decided that an international service trip was a legacy we wanted to leave behind.  Subsequently, ten Scotch leavers, along with Pepita March and...
January 19, 2018

Global Service Laos Update

A group of 9 intrepid Scotchies (from the Class of 2017) have done incredible work in the communities that they have visited throughout their Global Service Program trip to Laos. The group have been...

Earlier this week children in the Scotch ELC were treated to a reading of 'Where is the Green Sheep?' by Mem Fox an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…