Values & Mission
SPIRITUAL - A love of the Lord Jesus Christ
INTELLECTUAL - A love of learning, an open and positive attitude of mind, a strong work ethic and the pursuit of academic excellence
CULTURAL - An appreciation of the creative and performing arts in general, and music in particular, will be encouraged and fostered
PHYSICAL - A love of games, physical fitness and a consciousness of the need to live a healthy and active lifestyle and to appreciate and care for the environment
SOCIAL - A love of community expressed in care and consideration of others, courtesy, co-operation, personal organisation, honesty, citizenship and service
CARE AND COMPASSION - Care for self and others.
“Be Kind and compassionate to one another.” Ephesians 4:32
DOING YOUR BEST - Seek to accomplish something worthy and admirable, try hard, pursue excellence. “Whatever is true, whatever is right, whatever is noble, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things.” Philippians 4:8
FAIR GO - Pursue and protect the common good where all people are treated fairly for a just society. “… And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8
FREEDOM - Enjoy all the rights and privileges of Australian citizenship free from unnecessary interference or control, and stand up for the rights of others. “Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God. Show proper respect to everyone.” 1 Peter 2:16 & 17
HONESTY AND TRUSTWORTHINESS - Be honest, sincere and seek the truth. “The holy person’s walk is blameless, he does what is righteous, he speaks the truth from his heart.” Psalm 15:2
INTEGRITY - Act in accordance with principles of moral and ethical conduct, ensure consistency between words and deeds. “The holy person has no slander on his tongue, he does his neighbour no wrong and casts no slur on his fellow man.” Psalm 15:3
RESPECT - Treat others with consideration and regard, respect another person’s point of view. “Love your neighbour as yourself.” Matthew 22:39
RESPONSIBILITY - Be accountable for one’s actions, resolve differences in constructive, non-violent and peaceful ways, contribute to society and to civic life, take care of the environment. “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3 & 4
UNDERSTANDING, TOLERANCE AND INCLUSION - Be aware of others and their cultures, accept diversity within a democratic society, being included and including others. “Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.” Romans 12:17 & 18
St Peter’s is unashamedly a Christian school. Our staff are practicing Christians and this foundation is a vital pillar of our school.
All students are taught a distinctively Christian education. This is part of all areas and not just through our structured Christian education.
All students attend Chapel – held at St Peter’s Church. Jesus is preached, taught and lived at St Peter’s Anglican Primary School.