Academic | Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022

2021 Academic Results

St Peters Lutheran College congratulates its class of 2021 on their exceptional academic results.

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Around the School | Thursday, 16 Dec 2021

St Peters’ Ironbark Program

St Peters Lutheran College’s iconic Ironbark program has been covered widely since its installation as a permanent program in the 1970s, and it’s one that deserves all the publicity. For 45 years, the Ironbark outdoor education program has been a rite of passage for St Peters students—it’s offered the chance to get back to basics, with students jumping at the opportunity to experience rural life for five weeks. Recently, the R.M. Williams OUTBACK Magazine ran a feature on the program. If you missed it, read on for the highlights.

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Academic | Monday, 15 Nov 2021

Learning Underground

In the September School Holidays, a group of four St Peters Year 10 students joined 11 other South East Queensland students to venture out to Ernest Henry Mining, 38 kilometres outside of Cloncurry. There, they learnt all about copper and gold mining and one student even got to go underground!

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Academic | Friday, 05 Nov 2021

St Peters Teachers are EPIC

St Peters Indooroopilly Year 5 teacher, Mrs Miriam Bryan, is one of the participants in the collaborative, ground-breaking research project, EPIC (Engaging Parents in Inquiry Curriculum), by Griffith University, Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) and QIS Parent Network. The project’s final report is due for release at the end of this month, but we’re sharing some key findings with you now!

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Academic | Friday, 22 Oct 2021

Year 7 Attend 'Something School'

On Thursday 21 October, seven Year 7 students ventured into the city to attend ‘Something School’—an event delivered by Something Digital and BOP Industries. The students spent the day listening to industry leaders in the areas of digital technologies and were inspired to explore how they might be able to make a difference in their communities by using digital solutions.

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Community | Friday, 24 Sep 2021

Holiday Screen Time

The impacts of screen time have been discussed for years, but, in the wake of recent COVID-19 Lockdowns (and a subsequent move to online learning), we wanted to know whether opinions have changed at all. In this blog post, we look at the findings from a recent University of Queensland-led study. The verdict? Perhaps it’s time to encourage your children to ditch the holiday screen time and head outside!

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Community | Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021

St Peters Community Hub

The St Peters Community Hub meets in the P&F Centre every Thursday during Term time. Run by a group of tireless volunteers, it’s a place of outreach, support and connection. If you’ve ever wanted to join our 'Hubsters', or you’d just like to find out what it is that they do, this is the article for you!

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Around the School | Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

Future Problem Solving Nationals

Two St Peters Future Problem Solving (FPS) teams have been selected to compete in the FPS National Finals this October. To get there, the students explored the topic of Human Environmental Impact and, in the final, they’ll move to investigating the future of Personalised Medicine. Some big issues there, but nothing our students aren’t equipped to handle.

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Academic | Friday, 10 Sep 2021

Year 6 SolarBuddy

Across the world, 789 million people live in extreme energy poverty. When the sun sets each night, these people are either plunged into darkness or forced to rely on unsafe energy sources. To combat this, our Year 6 students took part in a SolarBuddy workshop and built solar lights for children in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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