A day in the life of…

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, 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

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, 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!

Bronwyn WilsonCommunity 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.”

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, 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