"Rostrevor College is looking forward to celebrating its Centenary in 2023, honouring the long and rich tradition of our College. We have a range of events planned that are designed to engage all members of our community, past, present, and future! I encourage everyone to become involved and join us in celebrating 100 years of Rostrevor College."

- Shana Bennett, College Principal


CENTENARY MERCHANDISE 2023

We are excited to release a special range of limited-edition merchandise in celebration of the Rostrevor College Centenary for all members of the Rostrevor Community to purchase. 

Items are encouraged to be worn throughout the entire Centenary Year at all Co-Curricular activities and sporting events. 

The limited-edition Centenary merchandise range is made up of a quarter-zip jumper, crew neck jumper, beanie, scarf and cap. All merchandise is unisex and available in a range of sizes. 

Selected Centenary Merchandise is still available to purchase. Please contact development@rostrevor.sa.edu.au if you wish to place an order.

QUARTER ZIP JUMPER

CREW NECK JUMPER

CENTENARY BEANIE

CENTENARY SCARF

CENTENARY CAP


KEY DATES

CENTENARY GALA

Saturday 2 September 2023
6:00pm - 11:00pm
Adelaide Convention Centre

The Centenary Gala was the largest Centenary event of the year. Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the Gala formally commemorated the rich history and community of Rostrevor. Almost 700 people were treated to a night to remember, filled with dancing, live auctions, good food and drinks, and an abundance of community spirit! View gallery >>

ROCA BUSINESS LUNCH

Friday 16 June 2023
11.30am for 12.00pm start - 3.30pm
Adelaide Oval
All members of the Rostrevor Community 

Almost 500 Old Collegians and extended community members gathered at the Adelaide Oval for the 2023 ROCA Business Lunch. The day was a resounding success, with guest speakers John Aloisi ('92) and Luke Darcy ('92), a gourmet two-course meal, a competitive auction and an after-lunch gathering of 250 old scholars at the British Hotel. View gallery >>

ROSTREVOR DAY

Monday 29 May 2023
Rostrevor College
Current Students & Staff 

Rostrevor's official 100th birthday saw students gather in Callan Hall for a whole-school photo for the Centenary Book before being treated to chocolate birthday cake. Students completed activities for the 2023 time capsule and learned more about what life was like at the College in generations past. View gallery >>

ROSTREVOR "OLD BOYS" LUNCH

Friday 5 May 2023
11:00am - 3:00pm 
The Pavilion, Rostrevor College
Old Collegians 

Rostrevor played host to over 70 Old Scholars from the Classes of 1972 and earlier for the Old Boys Lunch, with some guests arriving early for a College tour and Edmund Rice Day mass. There were many reunions and special moments to be shared as Old Scholars spent the afternoon reminiscing and sharing anecdotes. View gallery >>

A NIGHT ON THE LAWNS

Friday 24 March 2023
6:00 - 8:30pm 
Rostrevor House Front Lawns, Rostrevor College
All members of the Rostrevor Community

With a sea of picnic blankets covering the front lawns of Rostrevor, A Night on the Lawns was an evening of celebration and community, facilitating connections between families and friends, with an amazing soundscape and the red glow of Rostrevor House to accompany it. Performances by current students and Old Scholars showcased Rostrevor's many talented musicians. View gallery >>

SONS & GRANDSONS OF ROSTREVOR COLLEGE

Friday 10 March 2023
8:00 - 9:00am 
Rostrevor House Front Lawns, Rostrevor College
Current Students & their Father, Grandfather and/or Great Grandfather who attended Rostrevor College

Almost 90 current students filtered onto the front lawns with their Old Scholar fathers and grandfathers in tow to enjoy croissants and coffee. Reunions between old friends and anecdotes told to sons were common sights. It was a fantastic visual representation of the strong connection between past and present students and the College. View gallery >>

CENTENARY LITURGY

Friday 3 March 2023
8:50 - 10:15am 
Purton Hall, Rostrevor College
Current Students & Staff 

The historical artifacts on display at the Liturgy drew the lingering gaze of all students at the event, an emotive reminder of those who came before them and the legacy they now carry for Rostrevor. Rich with tradition, history and emotion, the Centenary Liturgy was a beautiful way for current students and staff to reflect upon Rostrevor College, its past and its present, and to imagine how it could evolve again in the next century. View gallery >>

 

OPENING CEREMONY

Wednesday 1 February 2023
9:00 - 10:15am 
The Valley, Rostrevor College
Current Students & Staff 

Reported by attendees as one of the most emotive in memory, the ceremony saw new students follow the bagpiper through the guard of honour and around the Valley as they were watched by their proud families. Principal, Shana Bennett welcomed the community to Rostrevor's Centenary year, setting the tone for 2023.
View gallery >>

 


Welcome to Rostrevor's Centenary Episodes

His Journey

The Song of Rostrevor

Rostrevor Centenary Gala

Choomalaka!

What it Means to be a Rostrevor Man

Generations

Community

A Century of Rostrevor

Years Gone By

Connected for Life
 

His Home Away from Home

Men for Others

Faith in Action


Centenary Logo Launch 2023

Centenary 2023 - Save the Date

Welcome to Centenary Year


 

A CATHOLIC BOYS' DAY AND BOARDING COLLEGE IN THE EDMUND RICE TRADITION RECEPTION TO YEAR 12

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