St Peter's School, Epping

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St Peter's School, Epping

Principal:  Mrs Angela Tonkin

E No.  E1137

Year Levels:  P to 6

Phone Number:  9401 1157

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St Peter’s Primary School Epping first opened 1853. Initially the school comprised a weatherboard building that was extended to bluestone facilities in 1871. In 1934, when enrolment was around 38 students, the Good Samaritan Sisters commenced teaching at St Peter’s. By 1957 the enrolment had grown to 214 students and included migrants from various countries. In 1979 the first lay principal was appointed.


St Peter’s is a community where children, parents and teachers feel a sense of belonging to a family. The ideals of the Gospel are reflected in our mutual respect, cooperation and support of one another in the sharing of educational ideals and experiences. The school provides a place where there is openness, friendliness, a commitment to Catholic education and where parents and teachers work together in the shared responsibility of education and faith development.


St Peter’s offers a wide range of programs and services including: a contemporary learning environment, an inquiry based and personalised approach to learning and teaching, sacrament programs and an integrated faith and life religious education approach, engaging literacy numeracy and science programs, Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program, Resource Smart School accredited, visual and performing arts programs, comprehensive classroom helpers program, a music instrument program; LOTE—Japanese; physical education and interschool sports; access to a wide variety of technology in classrooms, before and after school care service.

School location

Address:  32 Wedge Street
Epping VIC 3076

Diocese:  Archdiocese of Melbourne

Region:  Northern

Parish:  St Peter's