Issue 2 | April 2022
Boys' School

2021 Boys’ School Leavers’ Tie Presentation

Our Boys’ School took the opportunity of being back on campus to host a special assembly to honour Year 8 graduates for all they have done and achieved as they prepare to transition to college. In keeping with required restrictions, our Year 8 students entered the hall by class, with each senior boy coming forward to the stage to light a candle and receive their leavers’ tie.

In his address, Principal Mr Peter Cassie acknowledged the boys and reminded them to think of all that they have achieved and be proud of their contribution. He said, “As you embark on your journey ahead, there will be challenges, however, your achievements, successes and growth as an individual will far outweigh them. Be the very best you can be in all that you do and be that great citizen that helps others.”

Year 8 Dean Mr Steve Aucamp, commended the boys for living up to the Values, looking out for, and respecting one another. “Every one of you have plenty to offer in a wide range of areas. Our world is changing daily, and you are going to shape the future for the rest of us. Take every opportunity offered to you with both hands,” Mr Aucamp added.

In sharing a blessing, Chaplain, Reverend Reuben Hardie reflected on a song ‘This little light of mine’ that the boys have sung many times over the years. “We all have a light, and we have seen your light grow stronger and stronger. I want to encourage you to let your light shine for the world to see. You have so much to offer.”

We wish the Year 8 leavers all the best for their next school adventure.

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  • 6 MAY 2022 Boys’ School Celtic Day
  • 6 MAY College Cross Country
  • 10, 11 & 12 MAY Girls’ School syndicate visit to new school on Shore Road
  • 15 MAY (7PM) College Chalmers House Chapel
  • 16 MAY College Prefects Commissioning
  • 17 MAY College Parent & Friends Social & Info evening
  • 15 MAY Girls’ School ‘Open School’ for families of existing students
  • 18 MAY College Campus Tour
  • 22 MAY (7PM) College Hamilton House Chapel
  • 23, 30 MAY & 13 JUNE Boys’ School Mother and Son event
  • 25 MAY College Foodbank
  • 29 MAY (7PM) College Cargill House Chapel
  • 8 JUNE Move to new Girls’ School on Shore Road
  • 7 JUNE College Chamber Showcase
  • 10 JUNE College Rock Showcase
  • 12 JUNE College Choral Showcase
  • 12 JUNE (7PM) College Wilson House Chapel
  • 15 JUNE College Campus Tour
  • 18 JUNE Boys’ School Quiz Night
  • 19 JUNE (7PM) College Stark House Chapel
  • 29 JUNE College Campus Tour
  • 29 JUNE Girls’ School and Boys’ School Cross Country
  • 29 JUNE College Middle School Music Evening
  • 3 JULY (7PM) College Wishart House Chapel
  • 5 JULY (7PM) College House Music
  • 7 & 8 JULY College Dance Showcase