Highly-credentialled educator Cameron Bacholer is the new Principal of Pulteney Grammar School. He will join Pulteney in January from The Knox School in Melbourne where he was Vice Principal since 2016. Mr Bacholer was selected from an outstanding field of local, interstate and overseas candidates.A feature of his approach to education is his commitment to develop colleagues and students through ‘student agency and personalised learning’. This approach enables learning through activities meaning...
On Friday 12 May, Pulteney's first every girls' football team played their first match against Immanuel. It was a brilliant first run for our girls - their attitude, commitment and support for one another was faultless. Particular mention must go to Natasha Holmes, who kicked our first goal, and Anna Evans, who kicked the second. Such a great level...
What an exciting day, as we took on Pedare, St John's Grammar and Woodcroft College for the 2017 Anglican Cup! It came down to the wire but St John's secured victory by a point, and after four years at Pulteney, the Cup has a new home. Congratulations to all students who participated and made it such a great day!
On Wednesday 3 May, Pulteney's four Houses competed across an array of sports for the 2017 middle/senior Athletics Carnival. The comradery, sportsmanship and fun displayed across year groups and Houses on the day was a great testament of the Pulteney spirit! We were fortunate to have some relief from the wild and woolly weather experienced in the l...
Continuing a long tradition, Pulteney’s student leadership group and a number of staff and Board Members represented the school on Anzac Day at the Unley RSL Dawn Service. The wartime loss of the lives of a number of Pulteney Old Scholars is commemorated on memorials throughout Unley. The President of the Unley RSL sub branch, Vietnam Veteran and P...
For the last 3 days of the Term 1, the Year 12PE class have ventured down to West Lakes to take part in their aquatics units, participating in a range of kayaking skills and games. The instructors at the West Lakes Aquatics Centre commented on numerous occasions how diligent and proactive the Pulteney Grammar students were and consequently, how muc...
The inaugural Languages and Culture Celebration Week was held at Pulteney in Week 11 of Term 1, the aim of which was to promote the love and importance of learning languages and the cultures. During the Celebration Week, language classes were dedicated to cultural studies, including cooking by our exchange students and senior language students, sta...
On Monday 27 March, the Year 12 PE class travelled toUniSA's City East campus to witness their exercise physiology theory in action by conducting VO2 max and lactate threshold fitness testing. Elijah Randell got to follow full protocol doing tests that are usually only completed by elite athletes. As a part of this process Elijah did a 20 minute cy...
On Thursday 23 March, as a part of their recent topic of Games Analysis, the Year 10 Sport Science class took part in fitness testing at the Human Movement department of the University of South Australia (UniSA). Elite sportswomen and men commonly use these tests to predict their body’s capacity to perform. This gave the students an insight into th...
Pulteney’s observance of Remembrance Day is one of the most moving and significant events in our School calendar. On Friday the 11th at 10.15 am, more than 1200 members of the Pulteney community will gather in the quadrangle to honour all who have served our nation in conflict. We particularly recognise the military service of more than 1000 Old Sc...