Welcome to St Peter's Lutheran School, Dimboola

 
 
 

St Peter's Lutheran School has been providing a Christian education for children from Dimboola and surrounding districts since 1958.

We offer a safe Christian environment that endeavours to provide a diverse learning environment that nurtures mutual respect, love and care.

Our school is unique as it is a small school with small class sizes and a low teacher-to-pupil ratio. This allows us to devote the most time possible to each student and contributed to the sense of family within our school. Our classrooms are well-equipped with updated resources including a fleet of modern laptops and iPads, allowing students one-to-one access to these devices. Touchscreen televisions in each classroom are well utilised in our teaching and learning activities.

At St Peter's Lutheran Primary School we have a rigorous and challenging curriculum. Our experienced and carefully appointed teachers have a wide range of expertise, skills and knowledge which we have incorporated into our broad and stimulating curriculum.


 
 

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2020 Term Dates

Term 1
28th January - 27th March

Term 2
14th April - 26th June

Term 3
13th July - 18th September

Term 4
5th October - 18th December

Latest COVID-19 Information

Click to read COVID-19 Update 2 - Monday 23rd March 2020

  • Today, Monday 23rd March, is the last day of Term 1.
  • At this stage, Term 2 begins Tuesday 14th April. We will notify you if this changes.
  • The remainder of this week is Pupil Free - a holiday extension - NOT a school closure.

Resource Links - Learning

Below is a list of websites that are offering some great learning opportunities for those children currently self-isolating.

Resource Links - Hand Washing


From Our Principal

Hi everyone, I hope that you have all had another fabulous week. I have enjoyed the cooler evenings and fresh breezes that welcomed us each morning. It was a little unexpected to have above 30 degrees for a couple days this week however, I expect it may be summers last Hoorah! I wish to thank our school community for all their love and support while we as a family are grieving the loss of Priscilla’s Father.

We are currently in Griffith N.S.W where the funeral has been held today.

Thank you for your patience as we work through the challenges facing our community at the moment surrounding Corona Virus or COVID-19.

We are receiving regular updates from The Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services, Independent Schools Victoria and Lutheran Education. We will follow their direction in regards to school closures.

As we have a large number of families now self-isolating, we made the decision to postpone our school photos on Thursday 19th March 2020. It simply would not be fair to only have half of our students in the photo and it would not be a true picture of our school community.

As you would no doubt have also heard we have also decided to postpone our Athletics Carnival that was scheduled for next Thursday 26th March 2020.

All Regional Athletics and Cross Country events have been cancelled indefinitely and may not even run in 2020. So there is now no rush for us to hold our carnival.

We take pride in keeping our school clean and tidy, we have increased our cleaning routine to make sure all high touch areas and bathrooms are cleaned daily.

We acknowledge that some families and children will be disappointed to miss out on these events. However, it is important to explain to them we are supporting the health and wellbeing of our community by cancelling these events.

This is an evolving situation that changes constantly. We will endeavour to inform our school community as necessary by email, social media and notes home of any updates or other important information.

If you as a family have made the choice to Self-Quarantine your children and they are no longer attending school we respect your decision. If our school if forced to close during term time we will be supplying some resources that will enable students to continue their learning journey. These will focus on the areas of Literacy and Numeracy. They will be revision based and aimed at strengthening skills and embedding understanding.

Have a safe and Blessed Weekend,

Yours in Christ,

Tim Reimann

Friday 20th March 2020

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Notices

Bushfire At Risk Register

Our school is on the Bushfire At Risk Register (BARR).

Schools on the BARR must close on a determined Code Red day in their weather district. No staff will remain on site and all out-of-school care programs (including vacation, before and after school programs) will not operate on such days.

More information is available on our resources page.


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