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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Academic | Friday, 03 Sep 2021

Gold for Grace!

Year 12 student, Grace S, recently joined an elite group of St Peters students, becoming the 29th student to receive a Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award. In this article, we discuss just what she did to achieve it and how the rest of the College is shaping up in terms of the world renowned ‘Duke of Ed’ Award.

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Academic | Monday, 16 Aug 2021

Indooroopilly’s Maths department leads innovation...

St Peters has seen the rise of many positive outcomes in the aftermath of Brisbane’s COVID-19 lockdowns. Not only have families gained an increased appreciation of what our teachers do behind the scenes, the technological advances that have been adopted around our Indooroopilly campus have been phenomenal. In this article, we share how the Indooroopilly Maths department are leading the charge in bringing innovation to the classroom by partnering with Antares to deploy aleX and QBot.

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Sports | Monday, 19 Jul 2021

Olympics, Here We Come!

It’s a year overdue, but, finally, the ‘Tokyo 2020’ Summer Olympic Games are here. With the Opening Ceremony taking place this Friday 23 July, it’s a very exciting time. At St Peters, we’re getting set to witness multiple members of our current and Old Scholar communities take the world by storm, including our Swimming Head Coach, Dean Boxall, and seven St Peters Western (SPW) swimmers.

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The Arts | Friday, 02 Jul 2021

IB Gets Creative

Learning opportunities are everywhere at St Peters Indooroopilly—a fact that our Year 11 and 12 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) students found out, first-hand, in Term 2. To read all about the unique, creative resources the students found at their disposal, click through now!

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Sports | Friday, 11 Jun 2021

Old Scholar’s Olympic Dreams Realised...

Eve Thomas (2018) was the first of Dean Boxall’s St Peters Western (SPW) swimmers to qualify for an Olympic team. Just three years out of high school, she qualified for the New Zealand team in Women’s 1500m Freestyle! As her fellow Old Scholars and current St Peters students finish trialing for the Australian Olympic swim team this week, we caught up with Eve to find out more about her huge achievement.

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Academic | Wednesday, 02 Jun 2021

2021 Ethi‘Cool’ Projects

Last week, our first group of Year 7 students completed their Ethi‘Cool’ Project presentations. Challenged to combine technological innovations with concepts of ethics, the students produced a range of great, innovative solutions. As in previous years, students faced a panel of industry experts but, this year, had a few extra special guests as well. Click through to find out more!

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Academic | Monday, 24 May 2021

Advice from Old Scholars

2021 has been a year of reintroductions—from Sport fixtures, to live Music performances and community events. In Term 2, our sub-schools were able to reintroduce multiple Year Level assemblies and, with that, has come special presentations and guest speakers. Read on to find out more about the unique advice our Senior School students have received because of this.

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