About Us

About Us

St Peter’s Lutheran School, Dimboola was established in 1958 commencing with 1 teacher and 32 students. School Uniforms were introduced in 1964. Enrolments peaked at 82 in 1982.

School Council is responsible for the governance of the school, and consists of:

Members of St Peter's Lutheran Congregation
Parents and Friends representatives
Pastor

St Peter’s Lutheran School receives income from:

Government recurrent grants, State and Federal
Special grants from the Government
Congregational support
Fees
Parent Fundraising

School Motto - "Grow in Grace"

The St Peter’s Lutheran Primary School community believes that God is a loving, gracious God. He cares for and stands by all of us as we grow in our relationship with Him. We believe that every child is blessed with gifts, ready to grow.

School Vision

St Peter’s Lutheran Primary School offers a safe, Christian environment that:

Provides a diverse learning environment facilitating individual development
Strives for excellence in all that we do
Uses God’s gifts and blessings to the fullest for ourselves and for our society
Develops spiritual, academic, emotional, social and physical skills
Nurtures mutual respect, love and care

Values

St Peter’s Lutheran Primary School’s values are love, justice, compassion, forgiveness, service, humility, courage, hope, quality and appreciation.

Curriculum

St Peter’s offers a varied program of learning affirming literacy and numeracy development. Staff participate in ongoing professional development for all curriculum areas. The curriculum aligns with the requirements of AusVELS and the Australian Curriculum which covers key areas of:

English
Mathematics
Science
Technology (including Information, Communication and Computer Technology)
Art, Music and Drama
History & Geography
Health & Physical Education
Civics and citizenship

Additional and Integrated Learning

Programs include:

Christian Studies
Participation in community awareness programs
Cultural performances
Current and ongoing safety awareness initiatives
Visiting speakers
Craft Elective Program
Outdoor Education/Camp/Excursion Program

Shared Interschool Curriculum Days include interschool sport, camps and extra curricular activities with neighbouring schools including Dimboola Primary School, Horsham Lutheran Primary School and Nhill Lutheran Primary School.

Opportunities for gifted individual students to participate in camps and other state and nationwide extra curricular activities are constantly available. Check at the school for more details.

Parents as Partners

At St Peter’s we enjoy working in a team. We strongly believe that community member and parental involvement enriches a child’s experience at school and actively encourage participation in a variety of areas within the school.

Listening to children read
Art and Craft
Sport
Group activities
Music
Utilizing your talents around the school environment

Enrolment Information

St Peter’s Lutheran Primary School offers an education program to all. No exceptions are made because of ethnic origin, gender, religion, ability or disability so long as parents or guardians seeking enrolment for their child/children undertake to support willingly and freely the stated aims of St Peter’s Lutheran School, and that adequate space and resources are available.

To start primary school your child will need to turn five years of age by 30 April of the year that they start school.

All parents seeking enrolment for their child/children are asked to arrange an interview in order to formally complete enrolment procedures. Early enrolment assists a smooth transition for your child.

 
 
 
  post 6-26 Horsham Road | Dimboola | Victoria, 3414
phone 03 5389 1626
email admin@spls.vic.edu.au
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