iTime

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Proof of the pudding

A new initiative at St Peters this year is creating a buzz around the classrooms as students wonder, question and engage in personalised inquiry during iTime.  iTime is a series of personalised learning opportunities that students at St Peters use to prepare themselves for the Primary Years Programme Exhibition (PYPX), which happens in the senior years of schooling. iTime is … Read More

Celebrating our Learning!

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Proof of the pudding

At the end of last term, the Receptions, Year 1’s and 2’s were involved in a celebration of learning. This was to demonstrate the learning that had occurred throughout the term. Our central idea, ‘Construction involves design ideas and solutions’ lent itself to learning about multiple areas during the same unit including Mathematics, English, HASS and Science. For the celebration … Read More

Sustainability @ St Peters

Bronwyn WilsonAround the grounds, Community Action, Learning

The school’s journey into sustainable practices was ignited last year with a visit from Toby from Groundswell Education. Toby engaged the students in a process where we audited the amount of waste we were producing as a school and from this audit created an action plan to develop the areas that needed improvement. The children were able to input their … Read More

In this Together…

Bronwyn WilsonUncategorized

From 27 May – 3 June 2020, St Peters Lutheran joined with the rest of the country to mark twenty years of shaping Australia’s journey towards a more just, equitable and reconciled nation. Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader … Read More

St Peters’ Students have their say…

Bronwyn WilsonLearning

We are very proud of our people at St Peters Lutheran and our people are very proud of our school! Our students have taken some time out of their busy learning schedule to reflect on our school and what makes it unique and special. From Mrs Watkins’ Year 3/4 class:       “The teachers care for and help the kids like … Read More

St Peters’ Staff have their say…

Bronwyn WilsonLearning

We are very proud of our people at St Peters Lutheran and our people are very proud of our school! Our dedicated staff have taken some time out of their busy schedules to reflect on the St Peters Lutheran community and what makes it unique and special.   I love our outdoor nature play areas and how the children can … Read More

Using sticks to build imagination and curiosity!

Bronwyn WilsonAround the grounds

Research shows that the nature of children’s play has changed dramatically over the last two decades. Children are now spending significantly less time doing informal physical activity (like climbing or riding a bike) than they spend on screen-based activities. At St Peters Lutheran, we encourage children to inquire in the classroom, but also in our school yard. Natural play spaces … Read More

The highlights of 2018…

Bronwyn WilsonAround the grounds, Faith in Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events

This year has been busy, fulfilling, exciting and eventful! Today’s edition of the Inside Story is the last for the year, so what better way to end than with a recap that celebrates our year. The first highlight of the year is always our St Peters Installation Service where Staff and Year 7 leaders are installed. The Receptions received their … Read More

St Peters Lutheran PYP Exhibition 2018

Bronwyn WilsonCommunity Action, Learning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events

The St Peters Exhibition is an annual event which represents the culmination of our Year 7 students’ journey through the Primary Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate. Throughout their years at St Peters, students develop strong competency in learning through an inquiry approach. This learning is on display for all who are fortunate enough to attend the event. Our online journalist … Read More

Ready, Set…Lego!

Bronwyn WilsonLearning, Proof of the pudding, Special Events, Technology

On the second Saturday in November we gathered with 32 other teams to compete in the First Lego League International Robotics Challenge. This year’s theme was Into Orbit and entries were “out of this world”. The day runs a bit like a sports carnival…it’s loud, busy and very energetic.  We had to juggle our time between our 4 Robot Challenges, … Read More