Mathematics – Discovering The Science of Beautiful Pattern

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Uncategorized

At St Peters we help our students to see Mathematics has a subject which searches for, studies and describes pattern.  Making sense of mathematics relies on an understanding of the patterns which underlie it. By seeking patterns, students are building knowledge as well as learning to function in a mathematical way.  “Pattern is not a topic but rather a process … Read More

Year 7s are our PALs (Play At Lunch)

Bronwyn WilsonLearning

At St Peters we value student leadership and aim to develop this in all our students as they progress through the school. Our Years 7’s have a special leadership role within the school and are encouraged to be role models by exhibiting exemplary behaviour and attitude towards others and our environment. As a part of our Year 7 leadership programme, … Read More

Coding, apps and BYOD – developing 21st century learners

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Technology

Technology in the classroom St Peters Blackwood

These students might appear to be having far too much fun playing computer games, but, in reality, they’re hard at work using logic, maths and creativity to design their own apps. That’s right … their own apps.

Find out how the students in Room 1 (Year 5) are delving into the world of programming. *Includes videos*