“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

Special Interest Groups

Bronwyn WilsonAround 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

Sports Day – Fun for all

Bronwyn WilsonSport and extra curricula, Uncategorized

After a fabulous day full of energy and excitement it is nice to reflect on Sports Day and appreciate why it is set out the way it is.  Sports Day is a great day for students to explore their body’s capabilities, experience being part of a team and learn more about themselves. For the majority of people it is a … Read More

Welcome to St Peters Lutheran with food!

Bronwyn WilsonParents and friends, Special Events

The beginning of a new school year is always an exciting time, especially having the opportunity to welcome the new members of our school community! And nothing says welcome more than a 3-course candle lit mea l with wine and excellent conversation. This year we have gone back to the future and reinvigorated an old tradition here at St Peters.  In … Read More

ALWS Awareness Day 2016 – Goodness Grows Our planet. Our people. Our purpose.

Bronwyn WilsonFaith in Action, Social issues

Students from Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 worked actively and collaboratively in a day-long workshop on Tuesday, 15th March, learning about climate change on the planet, how it is affecting the lives of people and how to support action taken to grow equity and social justice.  Our visiting expert, Julie Krause from Australian Lutheran World Service, led all the … Read More

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

Connect, Grow and Flourish…Well-being at St Peters Lutheran and beyond!

Bronwyn WilsonSocial issues

Well-being is alive and flourishing at St Peters Lutheran. Our programme focusses on bringing wholeness and wellness through connecting and engaging with people within a supporting and loving Christian community. It’s also a lot of fun! In very broad terms, well-being can be described as the quality of a person’s life. Schools, in partnership with families, have a pivotal role … 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*