St Peter's School, Cambridge
|St. Peter's School|
"Built on a Rock"
|Private Bag 884, Cambridge|
|Type||Private:Fully Reg Co-ed (Year 7-13) with Boarding Facilities|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||141|
|School roll||Approx. 1050|
St Peter's School, Cambridge, not to be confused with Catholic primary school St Peter's Catholic School, Cambridge is a private, coeducational, Anglican secondary school for years 7-13 located in Cambridge, New Zealand. The School is located on 100 acres (0.40 km2) of ground, surround by school-owned farmland alongside the Waikato River. The schools motto 'Structa Saxo' is Latin and translates to "Built on a Rock".
The school has extensive facilities made for Boarding and Day Students, as well as on Campus accommodation for Teachers, Tutors and Workers. The recent construction of the Robb Sports Centre is an example of this, with the sports centre including two indoor basketball or badminton courts with tiered seating for up to 200 people, a weights room, an aerobics studio, two squash courts and an artificial climbing wall. Construction was completed in 2009 of a new block of English classrooms and a new library along with new computer rooms. The current English classrooms will be used for Foreign Language, English as a Second Language, Religious Education and for the delivery of some special parts of the International Baccalaurate. In 2013 construction began on a new Prep School (Year 7 and 8 students), this is expected to be completed in 2014.
The board of the school approved the International Baccalaureate programme to be taught alongside the current NCEA curriculum at year 12 and 13, effective 2009.