Sport at St Peters

Mark RathjenSport and extra curricula

Out of School Hours sport is an important part of the St Peters Culture. Our students have a reputation for the fun loving way they approach games and we are often complimented on our sportsmanship, fairness and respect for the opposing teams. We are very proud of our students and the way they conduct themselves and their achievements. Primary school … Read More

Mark RathjenLearning, Special Events, Sport and extra curricula

What do you get when you mix horses, tree climbing, truck rides, awesome playgrounds, playing tennis, butter-making, holding baby chicks and feeding animals?  The Year 2/3 camp to Narnu Farm on Hindmarsh Island!  Camps are such a great opportunity for students to practise all the elements of the Learner Profile.  Here are some examples from the Year 2/3 camp: Risk-taking … Read More

Robotics (S.T.E.M.) at St Peters!

Mark RathjenLearning, Sport and extra curricula, Technology

Who doesn’t want a robot helper around the house? Well our coding group here at St Peters Lutheran are working on it. We still have a fair way to go before we will have a “Jetsons style” robot housemaid but at this stage we are using our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) skills to build and control a tabletop … Read More

Programming / Coding @ St Peters

Mark RathjenLearning, Sport and extra curricula, Technology

Q. How many programmers does it take to change a light bulb? A. None – It’s a hardware problem “Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.” -Stephen Hawking (Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and Author) Programming, or coding, is … 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

Staying Up Late at School!

Mark RathjenLearning, Special Events, Sport and extra curricula

Recently, the Reception and Year One students at St Peters Lutheran School ‘Stayed Up Late at School’ on a Friday evening. The purpose of this experience is for the students to continue establishing friendships, gain greater independence and develop social skills. The stay up late evening is the beginning of and preparation for future school camp experiences.       “It is … Read More

Happy Campers!

Mark RathjenLearning, Parents and friends, Social issues, Sport and extra curricula

  At St Peters we believe that camps provide wonderful learning and life experiences for our students. School camps create opportunities for students to develop a wide range of social skills that strengthen established relationships and develop new ones. Often camp encourages students to take on leadership roles and work together as a team to encourage positive decision making. During the … Read More

Special Interest Groups

Mark RathjenAround the grounds, Music, Sport and extra curricula, Technology

On any given day, when you walk through the gates of St Peters Lutheran School, you may see children heading into the scrub, creating mosaics, completing fancy tricks with skipping ropes or even playing melody bells! And this is just the start of what we offer outside our IB school curriculum! Our extensive programme runs each day of the week … Read More