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

Book Week 2018…Find Your Treasure!

Bronwyn WilsonAround the grounds, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events

Each year, across Australia, The Children’s Book Council Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating Children’s Book Week. During this time, St Peters Lutheran celebrates Australian Children’s Literature with a week jam-packed with activities that promote reading and the theme for the year. Book Week is always such a highlight at St Peters Lutheran. This year the theme is … Read More

Mathematics…Creative. Fascinating. Satisfying. Everywhere.

Bronwyn WilsonCommunity Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Technology

‘Creative.  Fascinating.  Satisfying.  Everywhere.’ These are words used to describe mathematics by mathematicians.  ‘Stressful.  Pointless.  Memorisation.  Practice’.  Sadly, these are words many students use to describe mathematics.  At St Peters we support each and every student in viewing his or herself as a powerful mathematician who enthusiastically engages in the wonder of mathematics and develops ingenuity as he or she seeks and identifies patterns, rules and concepts, communicates mathematically, … Read More

A Boost to The Arts at St Peters Lutheran

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Music, Special Events

This year at St Peters Lutheran, The Arts has been given a major boost! Added to the already existing Music and Visual Arts programme, we have included Media Arts, Dance and Drama (MADD) to the specialist subjects the students attend on a weekly basis. The students are loving MADD and have been involved in drama games, writing and performing monologues, … Read More

Christian Studies at St Peters

Bronwyn WilsonAround the grounds, Faith in Action, Learning

What makes St Peters different? What is central to what we do here at St Peters and why? What makes us unique and distinct? One aspect of this difference is that St Peters is a Lutheran School, where our community reflects a Christian approach to learning, living and working together. Part of how we reflect a Christian approach to learning … Read More

Not Just Monkeying About

Mark RathjenCommunity Action, Learning, Social issues

Fundraising for the Orangutans One quality, out of many, that I am very proud of our students at St Peters Lutheran School is their philanthropy and compassion for others and the environment. This falls under the IB Learner Profile attribute of Caring, where learners ‘show empathy, compassion and respect. We have a commitment to service, and we act to make … Read More