A Uniting Church coeducational independent day and boarding school in Marion, South Australia
Early Learning to Year 12

News and Events

Westminster School Front Gate
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Over the past fortnight we have been issuing regular daily updates about COVID-19 and its impact on our School and community. We are keeping in contact with our current parents via a regular ‘daily’ email that will be sent as required with any updates. Read more

Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Thank you to the Westminster community for the support that has been shown for our Readiness Trial. I am sure that we have all learnt a lot from the experience! Read more

David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

These past weeks have been one that I think we will all remember and, listening to the experts, we are far from resolving the impacts of COVID-19. Read more

Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Challenging Times, Staff News, Kangaroo Island Fundraiser Update, SAPSASA Selection, Year 6 went to Canberra, Recycling Efforts, April OSHC Vacation Care Program, Diary Dates Read more

Liz_Collins
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Coronavirus - Maintaining our wellbeing, Teen Mental Health First Aid Read more

Gordon Begg
Senior Boarding

Mount Arapiles, Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Program, Calendar and Website, New Zealand 2020, Westventure, Holiday Expeditions Read more

Rev Phil Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

As our community, and indeed the world, copes with the Coronavirus pandemic and the fallout from it, I offer the following prayer. Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Statement from WOSA Executive Committee re the impact of COVID-19 Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 1 Trading Hours, Football, Second Hand Uniform, Winter Uniform Read more

Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Every weekend sees very large numbers of our students swap their School uniforms for their sports uniforms and play sport for School. Read more

David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Resilience, Events, Term Dates Read more

Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

All for a good cause, Kangaroo Island Fundraiser, Swimmers Selected, Recycling Efforts, The Fun Fair is Approaching, Dogs on the School Grounds, Holiday activities, Term Dates, Diary Dates Read more

Student Achievements
Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

John_Doherty
Senior

2020 has commenced with a good deal of energy and excitement! Read more

Tim Weatherald Mike Martens
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Westminster High Performance Program (WHPP), 2020 HP Workshops Program, 2020 Schools Triathlon State Championship Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Fun Fair - Saturday 4 April Read more

Peter Trenorden
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Traffic Management, Coronavirus Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Westminster School provides basic student accident protection insurance to provide financial benefits to students and their family in the event of accidental bodily injury. Read more

Julia Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Round Square A&EA Regional Meeting 2020, What exactly is the Round Square IDEAL of ‘Leadership’ all about?, Round Square Website and YouTube channel Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 1 Trading Hours, Football Shorts, Leggings, Girls Winter Pants, Winter Uniform Read more

Liz_Collins
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Guest Speaker – Hugh van Cuylenburg, Teen Mental Health First Aid Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

Venture into a delightful world of all things miniature! Visit the South Australian N Guage Society Inc's huge Portland model railway display and wonder at the detail of the naval base, US Marine Corps base, cruise liner terminal, NASCAR raceway, trains rolling by and see what's showing at the drive-in movie theatre. Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Reunions, Save the Dates Read more

Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

As we started the school year in the aftermath of the devastating fires, Westminster launched the idea of a School Fire Aid Concert and we put the call out through our network of independent schools, asking them to get a band together to join the concert. Read more

David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Swimming Carnival, Lost Property, From the Head of Year 7, New Uniform Item, Road Raise Read more

Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

STRETCH has a new approach, What is happening in the Haslam Library?, New Uniform Item, Iyla on Ice Read more

Student Achievements
Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Julia Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Round Square Student Committee (RSSC) 2020, ‘Being Useful’ - What exactly is the Round Square IDEAL of ‘Service’ all about?, Resthaven 'Chockies and Chat' Program, RSIC Australia 2020 – Round Square International Conference in Ballarat Victoria Read more

Gordon Begg
Senior Boarding

Merit Ceremony, Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Program, Calendar and Website, New Zealand 2020, Westventure, Holiday Expeditions Read more

Rev Phil Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Our 2020 focus in the school community is on being ‘useful’ as a goal to which we all reach. The Uniting Church calls this ‘service’, and has its own strong emphasis on practical, giving acts; a helping hand, a gesture of support, a caring call. Read more

Jenny Howland August 2019
Senior

Careers Information Semester 1 2020 Read more

Carolyn_Obst
Preparatory Senior

Dance Captain 2020, Congratulations, Co-Curricular Dance - Up and Running for 2020! Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Reunions, Golf Day, Annual Dinner, Old Scholars vs First XI Cricket Match Read more

Peter Trenorden
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Fun Fair Saturday 4 April, Novel Coronavirus, Parking and Traffic Management Read more

Andrea_Sherwood
Senior

SEQTA, Homework and Independent Study Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

Centacare are running free Parenting Courses. Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

$5 is donated back to Westminster every time you buy a pair of shoes! Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 1 Trading Hours, Girls Football Shorts, Girls Winter Pants, Ribbon Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

Download the latest Darlington Upgrade notification. Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

Join Simon Andrews of OK Psychology and Brenton Carle of Canoe the Coorong for this Digital Detox Program for Adolescents. Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

The City of Marion has produced a brochure for all parents which helps to explain the various parking restriction signs and their meaning in layman’s terms. Read more

Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

At a school like ours so many students achieve more than they thought possible academically. We must go beyond that. We must help them learn humanity so when they do continue their lives beyond our School gates, they can live with purpose. And through having purpose, by being useful, they will have fulfilled lives. Read more

David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Welcome, Parent Seminars, Communication, Why do we volunteer at School?, SEQTA Security and Training Read more

Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Finally!, Welcome to Westminster!, Staffing Changes, Exciting News, Code Camp and Vacation Care, House Leadership, An Invitation to an Exciting Literacy Evening, Meet the teacher afternoon, Traffic Flow, Student Leaders, Student Achievement, Why do we volunteer at School?, SEQTA Security and Training, Diary Dates Read more

Student Achievements
Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Julia Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Welcome to Round Square and Exchanges at Westminster for 2020!, What exactly is ‘Round Square’?, RSIS (Round Square International Service) Borneo 2019 – A Reflection, Nurturing a Global Mind!, Exchange opportunities at Westminster School, Coming up Read more

Rev Phil Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Much has changed in the 60 years since the opening of Westminster, but it remains that a full education, one directed to character of the individual, will give place to consideration of faith and values in the development of rounded humans. Read more

Gordon Begg
Senior Boarding

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Program, Calendar and Website, New Zealand 2020, Westventure, Holiday Expeditions, Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Recipients Read more

Peter Trenorden
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Reflections 2018, Traffic and Carparking, Bus Routes, Novel Coronavirus, Farewell Tanya Jarman (’89) Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Congratulations Dr Allan Mayfield (’66), Vale John Rees (’84), Ting Yun (’13) Twilight Classics Concert Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

MarionLIFE are running a free Adult Education Course in February. Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

Centacare are running free Parenting Courses. Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

$5 is donated back to Westminster every time you buy a pair of shoes! Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 1 Trading Hours, Relocation of the Westminster Shop, Boys' Basketball, Bus Tickets Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Welcome to 2020! Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Whole School

Does your child have a sleep problem? Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Whole School

Join in the fun at the Marion Outdoor Pool Youth Event! Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Whole School

The Adelaide Fringe is returning to Marion in 2020 with a huge variety of quality experiences for everyone. Read more

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Education has been in the press again this week as the PISA testing results of Australia have come under question in a comparison with other OCED countries. However, the PISA figures of the nation are averages and averages can mask the achievements at both ends of the spectrum. Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Junior Play, End of Year Programme, Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Worthy Cause, Reflections 2018, End of Year Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Where did 2019 go?, What a night of music!, In Maths We Trust, Art Talent on Display, ICAS Competition Results, Harry Long Tournament, Art Award, UnitingCare Christmas Appeal, Music Theatre Camp & Spotlight 2020 - 'Found', Reflections 2018, Haslam Library Summer Holiday Opening, Looking for ways to STRETCH yourself over the summer?, Diary Dates Read more

Congratulations_on_your_achievement_graphic2
Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Tanya_Jarman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

As the year draws to a close, I have been overwhelmed by the kindness that has been extended by our community to our School over what has been an extremely busy year! Read more

Julia_Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Almost there!, Year 10 ‘Spirit of Service’ Day, RSIS International Service Opportunities Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Hello and Farewell, Summer Intercol and AVSC Read more

Gordon_Begg
Senior

NZ Expedition 2020, Westventure 2020 Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Reunions 2020, Valete Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

This year I don't wish you all a Happy Christmas! Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

End of Term Trading Hours, Back to School Trading Hours Read more

Mike_Degenhart
Preparatory Senior

Music Notes, Glenelg Christmas Pageant Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Whole School

Stormwater Upgrade in Alison Avenue, Optus Proposed Small Cell Installation Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Have you thought about joining one of our community groups in 2020? Read more

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Speech Day allows us to gather as a community and celebrate the year that has been. Each year passes at break neck speed and the chance to stop, reflect, celebrate achievements and learn from mistakes seems to be fleeting. Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Visual Arts and Creative Arts Exhibition, Year 11 Business, Farewell to Year 12 Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Bigger than usual, Swimming was the winner, Digital Technology Awards, Spelling Prowess, Receptions gaining STEAM, SAPSASA Success, State Basketball Selection, Haslam Library Summer Holiday Opening, Looking for ways to STRETCH yourself over the summer?, UnitingCare Christmas Appeal, National Mathematics Talent Quest, Arguing Constructively, Diary Dates Read more

Congratulations_on_your_achievement_graphic2
Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Carolyn_Obst
Preparatory Senior

Certificate III in Dance Qualification Read more

Tanya_Jarman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is on approach, which means a busy Development Office leading up to Christmas lights. Read more

Julia_Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Participating in Exchanges in 2020!, RSIS (Round Square International Service) - Service Opportunities, Student Conference Trips for 2020! Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

2020 Netball Tour Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

In the third week of November, I attended the annual Synod of the Uniting Church as a representative of Westminster School; a three-day meeting of representatives of the 260 South Australian Uniting Church congregations and its 23 associated community service organisations, including schools. Read more

Gordon_Begg
Senior

NZ Expedition 2020, Westventure 2020, Year 9 Aquatics Day and First Aid Course Read more

Mike_Degenhart
Preparatory Senior

Music Notes, Art Show, Year 3 String and Year 5 Band Night, Glenelg Christmas Pageant Read more

Junior Primary Girls Tossing Autumn Leaves In The Air
Whole School

Centacare are running free Parenting Courses. Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 4 Trading Hours, End of Term Trading Hours, New Location, Senior School House Shirts Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Vale Robert Xu (’03), WOS Football Club – New Coach Appointed!, Reunions 2020 – Save the Dates Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Whole School

Stormwater Upgrade in Alison Avenue Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

$5 is donated back to Westminster every time you buy a pair of shoes! Read more

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

The Westminster community are invited to come together on Thursday 21 November to celebrate our annual Speech Day. It is a day to mark the graduation of our Year 12 students to become Old Scholars and acknowledge those who have won prizes through their efforts. We will also be joined by guest speaker Commodore Katherine Richards, the current Chief of Staff for Navy Strategic Command. Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Transition Time, Reflections 2018, Parking and Traffic Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Staffing Change, UnitingCare Christmas Appeal, Well Done Hudson!, Student Achievements, Reflections 2018, Parking and Traffic, Diary Dates Read more

Congratulations_on_your_achievement_graphic2
Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Mental benefits of team sports and physical activity, Student Highlights, Ekiden Relay Read more

John_Doherty
Senior

The Alchemist - A Soul's Journey Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Whole School

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Saturday evening at Adelaide Oval for our All Stars Ball. Read more

Julia_Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Round Square in 2020!, RSIS (Round Square International Service) - Service Opportunities, Year 10 ‘Spirit of Service’ Day Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

From an original story of hope and peace birthed in a humble farm animals’ shelter outside a little-known Middle East village, what we celebrate as Christmas today has moved a long way! Read more

Gordon_Begg
Senior

NZ Expedition 2020, Westventure 2020, Katarapko Creek Kayaking Trip, Year 12 Outdoor Self Reliant Expeditions Read more

Mike_Degenhart
Preparatory Senior

Music Notes, Instrumental Staff Award, Strings and Orchestra Concert, Prep Showcase, Twilight Concert, Vocal Jazz 2, Art Show Read more

Carolyn_Obst
Preparatory Senior

Let's Dance Co-curricular Dance Performance 2019, Twilight Concert Read more