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Welcome to St Peter’s Girls Prep School

Rector's welcome
Greg Royce

My first contact with St Peter’s was as a young teacher accompanying sports teams. The boys (in those days, only the Boys School existed) always seemed so much happier and more spontaneous and confident than those at the other schools I knew.

Coming from a far less well-endowed school, I was in awe of the magnificent grounds and facilities, yet the staff members were unfailingly welcoming, always treating one as an equal. There was a unique atmosphere of warm informality and professionalism.

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Headmaster's welcome
Darrel Webb

I feel very privileged to be the second Head of St Peter’s Girls Prep School. My association with the school started in 2006, as a parent, when my daughter joined the school as one of the founding pupils. My son also joined the St Peter’s family a few years later.

My teaching career started at St Stithians College in 1991. Nine years later, I moved to St David’s as Deputy Headmaster. In 2006, I was appointed Principal of Dainfern Prep School and enjoyed 10 happy years there, before moving to St Peter’s. I, therefore, have had the privileged experience of teaching all boys, co-ed and all girls!

St Peter’s Girls Prep has a very definite purpose. That is for our girls to believe in themselves and to show grit and determination at all times! We are not a prissy girls’ school!

Everything we do is based on the foundation of the Anglican Church and our explicit teaching of responsibility, resilience, collaboration, compassion, respect and honour. We strive to teach our girls the skills required not only to cope, but to thrive in high school as well as in life after school.

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Head of Junior Prep's welcome
Trish Attlee

It is a joy and privilege to be back at St Peter's as the Head of the Junior Prep. I have been associated with the school in various capacities for over 30 years and have a deep love for everything St Peter's stands for.

St Peter's is founded upon strong Christian values. We advocate a growth mind-set and a resilient spirit. Our diverse school community assist in developing a deep understanding and a genuine care and concern for people who are different to themselves. Our curriculum has been developed to prepare our girls for life in an ever-changing world. It equips them with competencies that go beyond the traditional classroom and grows innovative and creative thinking, problem solving, collaborative and relevant learning, which will hold our girls in good stead for the future.

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Junior Prep

Girls, Grade 0 to 2 (ages 5 to 8)

The philosophy behind the St Peter’s Junior Primary Department encompasses a focus on inclusivity, differentiation and academic superiority, all within the dynamic Thinking School environment. 

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Senior Prep

Girls, Grade 3 to 7 (ages 9 to 13)

St Peter’s Girls School follows a values-based educational approach that produces a positive school culture. 

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Latest News from St Peter’s Girls Prep School

St Peter’s Prep Schools Making Sure Lockdown Can Still Be Fun

Pre Prep Girls Prep Boys Prep  April 16, 2020 | Social and emotional | Diane Fraser: Boys Prep Marketer

Looking back at our final weekend of school before the holidays, albeit the strangest one we have had to date, we managed to have lots of fun.

We were meant to have our Hotdog Day, which no child wants to ever miss at St Peter’s, as well as a camp out on the school fields. The St Peter’s Families decided that something like ‘Lockdown’ was not doing to deter us from making these events happen, we would all just need to be a little more creative.

St Peter's Prep Schools Taking Action to Sanitise against the Spread of COVID-19

Pre Prep Girls Prep Boys Prep  March 15, 2020 | Grounds | Social and emotional | COVID-19 Management Team

The Njilo’s staff are amazing! Thank you for all the hard work this weekend where the staff have worked non-stop to sanitise all common areas across the schools.  This is an extra precaution and goes hand in hand with hygiene protocols that we must all follow when back at school tomorrow. Thank you Njilo’s from all of the St Peter’s Family!

Our Philosophy Towards Homework

Girls Prep  February 17, 2020 | Academics | Pam van Gass: Deputy Head Academics

At St Peter’s we believe that homework should be relevant and supportive of the learning process.