The highlights of 2018…

Bronwyn WilsonAround the grounds, Faith in Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events

This year has been busy, fulfilling, exciting and eventful! Today’s edition of the Inside Story is the last for the year, so what better way to end than with a recap that celebrates our year. The first highlight of the year is always our St Peters Installation Service where Staff and Year 7 leaders are installed. The Receptions received their … Read More

St Peters Lutheran PYP Exhibition 2018

Bronwyn WilsonCommunity Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events

The St Peters Exhibition is an annual event which represents the culmination of our Year 7 students’ journey through the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate. Throughout their years at St Peters, students develop strong competency in learning through an inquiry approach. This learning is on display for all who are fortunate enough to attend the event. Our online journalist … Read More

Ready, Set…Lego!

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events, Technology

On the second Saturday in November we gathered with 32 other teams to compete in the First Lego League International Robotics Challenge. This year’s theme was Into Orbit and entries were “out of this world”. The day runs a bit like a sports carnival…it’s loud, busy and very energetic.  We had to juggle our time between our 4 Robot Challenges, … Read More

The many benefits of singing in a choir!

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Music, Special Events

The Southern Metro Music Festival (SMMF) is a school based music education program.​  The program reaches hundreds of primary children annually and allows children opportunities to perform at the Hopgood Theatre. This year, St Peters Lutheran joined the SMMF. With a choir of 21, we combined with other schools in the southern region to sing a wonderful repertoire of songs. … Read More

Our students have a voice and we want to hear it!

Bronwyn WilsonEarly Learning Centre, Learning, Proof of the pudding

Building positive classroom climates and school culture through class and whole school meetings. What I think whole school meeting is: One thing St Peters Lutheran School does that makes it stand out from other schools is our whole school meetings and class meetings. A whole school meeting is when all teachers and students come together to talk about things that … Read More

St Peters students discover the many benefits of cycling

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Special Events

In our sedentary society and with lifestyle diseases on the rise, the role of Health and Physical Education has never been more important. Health and Physical Education develops knowledge, movement, communication and teamwork skills. Students become aware of themselves, their bodies and the way they move. They learn and grow as they build and manage respectful relationships. Cycling is an … Read More

Wakakirri

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Music, Proof of the pudding, Special Events

A great story can change the way people think about the world around them. A large part of the learning programme at St Peters Lutheran emphasises changing perspectives and taking action as a critical part of being an active learner. As a way of telling our stories, the Year 5, 6 and 7 classes in Media Arts, Dance and Drama … Read More

ICT @ St Peters Lutheran

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Proof of the pudding, Technology

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has always been a focus at St Peters.  Care has been taken to ensure that students have every chance to develop their skills in this area.  The majority of our computers are  located centrally within our Resource Centre. This allows students to use the computers throughout the day to enhance their learning.  The staff at … Read More

St Peters Success!

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events, Sport and extra curricula

Health and Physical Education is a highly valued part of the curriculum at St Peters Lutheran. Each individual child is catered for in the pursuit of success for all. No matter what their ability, students are able to access learning at their own level. Whilst ensuring that students feel safe and have positive experiences within the physical domain, we also … Read More

Polly Parrot and the Pirates!

Bronwyn WilsonCommunity Action, Learning, Music, Special Events

Lights! Camera! Action! Our whole school musical for 2018 was a wonderful event bringing together the whole community to present a musical with song, dance, humour and excitement! The students were the stars of the show, so this week’s Inside Story is written by one of our musical stars, Theo from Year 6. Over to you Theo! During the preparation … Read More