A Uniting Church coeducational independent day and boarding school in Adelaide,
South Australia

Early Learning to Year 12

60 Years of Excellence

Westminster School’s 60th Anniversary marks another important milestone in our history. We plan to celebrate our commemorative year online and through a series of tailored events, and invite all members of our School community to join with us in recognising this momentous achievement.

Celebrating Sixty Years

On 7 February 1961, Westminster opened its doors to 143 foundation students - all boys, across Years 1 to 8 (equivalent). It was on that day the School’s first Headmaster Douglas Highmoor Forder famously declared to the assembled students, parents, staff and live radio audience: Let the life of the School begin.

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Next60 Giving Day

To mark our 60th anniversary, we invite you to participate in our Next60 Giving Day, Thursday 17 June, to raise $1 million. If we reach this goal it will help us create the best version of our new Cultural Precinct.

Be Part of Westminster's Next60.

Upcoming Events

26 June 2021

Westminster Foundation Dinner

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30 July 2021

Classes of 1970/1971 - 50 Year Reunion

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Share Your Story

We are adding an alumni section to our website and as a valued member of our community, we would love to hear from our Old Scholars. Whether you’d like to share a reflection piece on your time at Westminster, your journey post your time here or where your career has taken you – please send us your details by clicking the Share Your Story button and we will get back to you if we have any questions.

60 Years in Photos

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60th Celebration Events