St Peter Apostle Primary School is a coeducational Catholic Parish school, located on the same site as the St Peter Apostle Mission Parish. We are a child safe school. St Peter’s is an established school catering for between 550 and 600 students. The school operates in single levels and has either three or four streams of classes at each level.
St Peter’s is a well resourced school. Each teacher is provided a laptop and iPad. We are a Google school relying heavily upon Google drive as a planning, documenting and assessing student learning. Hapara is used to organise student drives from years 3-6. Students from grade 2 upwards undergo ACER PAT testing.
All teachers are supported by a well resourced wellbeing hub. Restorative Practise are used during class time and on the yard to engage with students. Twice per year Parents, Teachers and Students meet for a scheduled learning conversation to discuss student goals, challenges and successes.
St Peter’s prides itself on its well maintained grounds and facilities. Facilities include;
- two asphalt basketball courts (covered)
- fully astroturfed oval
- astroturf netball court
- sensory garden
- passive play area
- shaded junior and senior adventure playgrounds
- flexible learning spaces from grade 3-6
- fully equipped library
- a dedicated STEM room
- three mobile laptop labs
- a wellbeing hub
- Performing Arts Theatre
- use of Parish Hall
Teaching staff at St Peter’s are part of Professional Learning Communities (PLC). Each fortnight teachers are released from their class to take part in planning with their PLC. This planning is supported by a Learning Leader who works consistently with the teachers at their teaching level.
In addition to release when working as part of a PLC, teachers are released for Independent Professional Learning Time (IPLT) and regular release time.
All staff at St Peter’s receive coaching. This is either using the GROWTH model of coaching that supports teachers to work on goals to develop professionally or as part of a graduate mentoring program. All graduate teachers are allocated a mentor and receive additional release to work with their mentor and to prepare for their VIT accreditation.
The staff at St Peter’s are proud of the supportive and caring community they have created and enjoy various social functions together throughout the year as part of the school’s social club activities. All staff at St Peter’s are expected to serve on a committee throughout the year to further improve the workplace and learning environment at the school.
Below are current positions vacant;