St Peter's News

2018


Japanese

Japanese

五月五日               Boy’s Day Celebrations (5 May) In Japan, families with boys fly carp streamers outside of their house while inside they put samurai dolls or helmets on display to celebrate Boy’s... read more
Music

Music

As part of the Music Department’s five-year strategic plan to create a more industry focused experience for our students, we have recently acquired some exciting new tech gear. We have been lucky enough to purchase this new equipment via a school technology grant and... read more
Japan Tour

Japan Tour

St Peter’s language students embarked on a memorable study tour during the autumn break to immerse themselves in all things Japanese; its culture, its language, and its long and rich history. We travelled the length of the country in style (on the Shinkansen),... read more
Year 9 Hike

Year 9 Hike

This year’s weather leading into camp was perfect with dry grounds and sunny days expected for the 3 day hike into the Budawangs on the Wog Wog track. The Wednesday morning had the Year 9 group well prepared, on time for the bus with all food and gear ready to go.... read more
Year 4

Year 4

Our library time is one of storytelling, browsing, shared reading and discussing our favourite reading material. This is a relaxing yet informative session outside of the classroom. Our Year 4 students look forward to visiting the library each Tuesday afternoon to... read more
Dungeons and Dragons Club

Dungeons and Dragons Club

What is Dungeons and Dragons (DnD) you might ask? DnD is a semi-structured role-playing game played seated around a tabletop. Each player controls a character, which represents an individual in a fictional setting. When working together as a group, these player... read more
Peer Tutoring

Peer Tutoring

Term Two has seen the start of the St. Peter’s Peer Tutoring program for Mathematics. We are very fortunate to have some amazing young adult mathematicians who have proved themselves very capable of assisting students in all year levels across the school. The... read more
Young Endeavour by Lara Mackay, Year 11

Young Endeavour by Lara Mackay, Year 11

From the 3rd to the 13th of May I was fortunate enough to have sailed the Young Endeavour from Eden to Sydney Harbour with 6 staff members and youth crew of 22 aged 16-23. During these 10 days I learned teamwork, leadership and communication skills, made wonderful... read more
Year 7 Science

Year 7 Science

Year 7 students have been immersed in studying states of matter.  They have been exploring the kinetic theory of matter and appreciating that all matter consists of moving particles. They have investigated the diffusion of liquids and gases and the expansion... read more
French

French

The French room was buzzing with families on Yr 7 Information Night last Wednesday. They enjoyed a live performance by current Yr 7 students as well as crêpes prepared by the merveilleuse Sabine and helpers before watching one of our prize-winning French short films.... read more
Junior School Chapel

Junior School Chapel

Junior School Chapel is a fun place to be on Wednesday afternoons.  So far this year we have been focussing on The Lord’s Prayer, looking at: –          Our relationship with God our loving Father (Our... read more
Year 9 RAVE

Year 9 RAVE

Year 9 students have just completed a unit on Choice and Consequence.  We explored a range of ethical issues, discussing not only whether something is right or wrong, but also why it is right or wrong.  The students used technical terms... read more
Biggest Morning Tea

Biggest Morning Tea

This year, for Biggest Morning Tea, Hill House ran a Brownie and Fruit stall.  I have never seen so many brownies in one place before!  (And never eaten so many brownies in one day before!!) Thank you to everyone who came and purchased... read more
PDHPE News

PDHPE News

Term 2 has seen our Year 7 students commence a theory unit relating to First Aid and Emergency Care. Through the hard work of the P&F, and the success of “Skyblaze”, the PDHPE Department has purchased 3 “Annie Doll” CPR manikins to assist... read more
Year 2

Year 2

Science Has Taken Over!   It feels like Science has taken over Year Two. After planting seeds and adopting Meal Worms, our days are constantly interrupted by students who have made great discoveries!   Planting seeds may seem like a quiet activity, yet as... read more
Human Society and its Environment

Human Society and its Environment

 This has certainly been a busy term so far for the HSIE department. In History classes, students have been busy learning about Ancient Egypt and Ancient China, the Conquest of the Americas by the Spanish, Popular Culture since 1945, Russia and the Soviet Union... read more
Year 11 Design and Tech

Year 11 Design and Tech

Year 11 have been hard at work, designing and creating prototypes of lights. With individual ideas, students are working on construction, joinery, adapting existing parts and problem solving through each step of the... read more
Year 8 Design and Tech

Year 8 Design and Tech

Year 8 Food combined with History and Mrs Berton this week and cooked an Aztec feast. Dishes included guacamole, salsa and chilli beef. They finished off with choc chilli spiced biscuits. Our D&T students have finished their clock designs and have started... read more
Girls Self Defence

Girls Self Defence

There is MUCH more to martial arts than punching, kicking, throwing, or grappling with an opponent. True Martial Artists seek to develop self-control, patience, perseverance, and to respect others. This Term Mr. Graham and another Martial Arts Instructor are offering... read more
Year 6 News

Year 6 News

It is hard to believe that Year Six has three quarters of a year to go before high school! We are very confident in the dedicated learning we have seen thus far, that this group of students will be more than ready! Highlights of the term include: Young Leaders Day... read more