Ss Peter and Paul's is a Catholic Primary School situated on approximately six hectares of natural bushland, located in a quiet residential street in West Goulburn. The school is well known for its positive, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere, involvement in community events and activities; and supportive partnership with all members of the school community.
The students are encouraged to " To Learn - with excellence, To Lead - by example and To Love - with Jesus in their heart." The 3 school rules 'Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible' are important elements of all relationships and interactions with the different members of the school and wider community.
The school's diverse and rich curriculum allows students to participate with success in a variety of community, sporting, academic and cultural events. The dedicated and supportive teaching staff and specialist Music, Sport, Literacy and Numeracy teachers endeavour to cater for a wide range of abilities and learning styles. The use of technology is integral to the student’s educational journey.
The students participate in a variety of community sporting and cultural events; and enjoy the extra – curricular activities of Speech and Drama, Music, Choir, Gardening, Public Speaking and representative sport. Programs that support the student’s education are Individualised Spelling, Reading Recovery, MiniLit, NIP and Literacy and Numeracy support programs.
We have an across the school Personal Development programme that explores growth mindset , a popsitive learning environment and supports the good mental health goals of Kidsmatter. Mini Vinnies, Support for Charities and Student Leadership are key features of the student's pastoral dimension of the school.
Each child is able to develop their talents with confidence and purpose, and be the best they can be. Their achievements, strengths and progress are continuously valued and celebrated. The NAPLAN results together with other school and curriculum based assessments guide the literacy and numeracy targets for our students, particularly those students in Year 3 and Year 5.
Our dedicated School Community Council and the Parents and Friends committee are a very positive and dedicated team of parents who work together to promote the future directions of the school.
We pride ourselves on our school environment with its rural setting, sports oval, infants and primary play equipment areas, basketball and netball courts, hall, library and covered outdoor areas for shelter and learning; and the very popular carpark pick up area. School website link: www.sppg.nsw.edu.au