The following publications are available for purchase through the Pembroke School Shop by phoning +61 8 8366 6237 or emailing

Principles and Pragmatism Volumes 1 and 2
Teddy-grams for Campbell

Principles and Pragmatism

PrinciplesAndPragmatismVol1VOLUME 1 - A history of  Girton and King's College 


VOLUME 2 - A history of Pembroke School 1974 - 201

AUTHOR - John Davis

In 2014 Pembroke celebrated its 40th anniversary, King’s College its 90th and in 2015 100 years since Mrs Lillie Smith founded Girton. A revised second edition of Principles and Pragmatism, first published in 1991, was published in 2014.

Volume 1 tells the story of the founding schools of Girton and King’s College. Volume 2 covers the Pembroke years from 1974 until 2010. In this new edition, John Davis, a historian and a teacher from 1967 to 2004, documents Pembroke’s history over the twenty years from 1991 to 2010.

Books may be purchased from the Pembroke School Shop, Kensington Park (phone 8366 6237). You will be able to make purchases online in the future.

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Teddy-grams for Campbell

Teddy gramsForCampbell

Teddy-grams for Campbell is a children's story book inspired by the Pembroke School Bear Making Programme and based on the adventures of five 'real' Pembroke bears. The book was commissioned to mark Pembroke School's 40th anniversary celebrations.

This beautifully written, illustrated and designed story book will be a favourite with children and families across the generations.

Books can be purchased online at Pembroke School's website.

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