With the end of the school year rapidly approaching our year 9 Retreat and Migration cross curricular unit will run for four days from Thursday 29th November.
Retreat Days are a significant part of St Peter’s curriculum. They give students an opportunity to step back from the routine of school to focus on their personal development and relationship with God and others.
During this learning experience, the pupils will discover why people choose or are forced to migrate, social and economic conditions in other countries and learn about the experience of immigrants settling in the Gore district. We will have guest speakers in to discuss their personal migration stories.
We will also provide ethnic food from a range of countries for the students at lunchtime on two of the three days. To facilitate this as well as other expenses, a $10 Year 9 Activity Days charge will be added to your account. Due to oversight this was missed earlier in the year and has just been put on to the Year 9 accounts. We apologise for the lateness of this action.
This is an eye-opening experience for our pupils which in the past years has made a lasting impression. We look forward to working with your children on these rich learning days. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to be in touch.
Louise Grogan, Bridget Ryan and Brendan Terry