Celebrating Grandparents and Special Friends!

Bronwyn WilsonFaith in Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events, Technology

  One of the highlights of the school year at St Peters Lutheran is Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day. And this year was no exception! A crowd of grandparents gathered on Friday 9th June to acknowledge the importance of relationships across generations. At St Peters we celebrate Grandparents as a vital part of our society. Their wisdom and encouragement has … Read More

The Truth About Dinosaurs!

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

St Peters Lutheran School offers a wonderfully broad and diverse curriculum that allows students to use creativity, critical thinking and extend their areas of interest. In past Inside Stories w e have followed the journeys of various old scholars and in this week’s edition we focus on a past student that has excelled in one of  his areas of interest. We … Read More

Past scholars – a credit to their formative years at St Peters Lutheran

Mark RathjenLearning, Proof of the pudding, Social issues

  The community of past scholars is growing at St Peters Lutheran. Our first Year 7 students graduated in 1999 and since then St Peters has been adding to the number of accomplished and successful graduates each year. Our past scholars have achieved much since their time here, from sporting success to making a positive impact on our community by … Read More

A day in the life of…

Mark RathjenLearning, Proof of the pudding

So you’ve been receiving and reading the “Inside Story” for a while now and have probably developed the idea that St Peters Lutheran is a very busy and exciting place. But here’s your chance to get the inside scoop on what our school is really like. No holds barred. From a student’s perspective. It’s a Tuesday morning and I am … Read More

Action Based Learning

Mark RathjenLearning, Proof of the pudding, Sport and extra curricula

St Peters’ Junior Primary students have been consolidating their early literacy and numeracy in a whole new way this year. Action based learning is a combination of movement and learning. By moving our bodies in particular ways we are igniting parts of our brains and making them more susceptible to learning. The neural pathways developed when learning motor skills are … Read More

Lights, camera, ACTION GROUPS!

Mark RathjenCommunity Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding

Action is an important part of the IB curriculum at St Peters Lutheran. Children take action constantly as a result of the inquiries they engage in. Changing the way they think, feel and behave as a result of what they are learning are just some of the signs of a successful inquiry. Another unique aspect of taking action at St … Read More

“Teach in the way a child learns; don’t force a child to learn in the way we teach.”

Mark RathjenLearning, Proof of the pudding

The Learning Support rooms are a busy place to be at St Peters. A typical day in learning support see’s many students buzzing in and out for many diverse reasons. Our extensive program includes reading, spelling and writing support, numeracy support, social skills, sensory and self-management skills and high level thinking skills for extension. Developing good working relationships is where it … Read More