At St. Peterís College we believe that by providing a rich, relevant and diverse curriculum, students have the best possible opportunities to strive for excellence, and to explore and develop their gifts and abilities.
The Culture of Learning underpins the entire curriculum at St. Peterís College. As a philosophy it seeks to:-
ē Promote and recognise a commitment to excellence
ē Inspire lifelong learning
ē Develop an increased responsibility for learning among students and staff
ē Support and encourage staff and students in their pursuit of excellence.
St. Peterís College teachers are committed and caring, working to ensure that when students leave this school, they do so with the knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence required to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
Pastoral Care at St. Peterís College means being concerned for the total well being of students, and with the development of the whole person within the context of the family, school, parish and wider community.
St. Peterís College does this through the development of a curriculum that educates the whole person but also through a range of structures and programs that build relationships between staff and students.
St. Peterís College offers a wide range of subjects catering to the interests and abilities of all students.
Our College offers a broad range of subjects in the VCE. All the traditional subjects are on offer, such as English, Literature, Japanese, French, Maths, Biology and Physics but also a wide range of special interest subjects such as Accounting, Agricultural & Horticultural Studies, Legal Studies, Media, Business Management, Dance and Systems Engineering and Psychology.
Examples of VET subjects are: Automotive Studies; Integrated Technology/Electrical; Engineering Studies; Building & Construction; Business/Business Administration; Community Service/Child Care; Equine Studies/Animal Studies; Horticulture/Landscaping; Information Technology; Hospitality; Music/Applied Fashion Design; Sport & Recreation; Fashion Design & Technology; Media (multimedia); Laboratory Skills; Hairdressing/Beauty and more.
St. Peterís College is renowned for its Performing Arts Program.
The school also has many clubs and compete against other schools in Debating, Theatre Sports and Chess.
The College is a fully participating member of the Southern Independent Schools Sports Association. We participate in major carnivals in Athletics, Cross Country and Swimming.
In addition we compete in inter-school sport in Netball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Football, Cricket and Tennis.