“Founded in 1847, Pulteney has a rich 168-year history and is one of Adelaide’s oldest schools.” MARK BOURCHIER, DIRECTOR OF FOUNDATION & COMMUNITY RELATIONS
We host many events that embrace our traditions including Remembrance Day, Valedictory, Founders Day and Speech Night. However our School’s culture is best defined by our sense of close community. Humility, integrity and service are core values and forge strong bonds between old scholars and students, current and past parents.
During the year our community celebrates the Easter and Christmas concert in Kurrajong, Preptacular at the Town Hall for Prep School, and the annual Middle and Senior School Musical. Parents are encouraged to attend weekly sport matches and support their child’s team on Sports Day at Anglican Cup and Intercol. Often Alumni return to play for the Old Scholars sporting clubs.
Students can enjoy a lifelong connection with Pulteney and we have a strong network of Old Scholars who now hail from more than 40 countries around the world. Old Scholars and parents guide students through our Futures programs, including mentor breakfasts and work experience. Old scholars also enjoy the strong program of reunions each year.
Student initiated events, including Harmony Day, Reconciliation awareness, Red Shield Appeal, Bandana Day, Cancer Council fundraisers, Anglicare Angels and the ABN Easter Appeal, also help to develop a keen sense of social justice and a desire to make a difference. Closer to home our students learn the importance of serving our community through providing food for local city homeless shelters.
Immersion in a supportive school family is a unique and wonderful aspect of the Pulteney Grammar School journey.