Year 10

A Pivotal Year

During Year 10, students at St Peter's College engage in a curriculum carefully designed to cultivate their intellectual curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking abilities. Our core subjects encompass English, Mathematics, Religious Education, and Science, offering a strong foundation that enhances students' literacy and numeracy skills. These subjects form the building blocks of knowledge and provide students with the necessary tools to succeed in their educational journey.

In addition to core subjects, our curriculum encourages students to explore a wide range of elective courses and co-curricular activities. This approach allows them to discover and nurture their unique talents and passions. By embracing diverse learning experiences, students develop essential life skills, such as problem-solving, teamwork, and effective communication, both in written and oral form.

At St Peter's College, we prioritise the holistic development of our students. While Year 10 acts as a transitional phase, it serves as an opportunity for personal growth and self-discovery. Our dedicated teaching staff provides continuous support, guidance, and mentorship, fostering a nurturing and inclusive environment that encourages students to excel in their pursuits and become confident individuals ready to embrace future challenges.

Year 11

Transitioning into Senior School

In addition to their core subjects, Year 10 students at St Peter's College embark on a journey of social and spiritual growth that extends beyond the classroom. With a wide range of elective subjects to choose from, such as languages, social sciences, technology, and the arts, students can explore their interests and align their studies with their future aspirations.

At St Peter's College, we believe in nurturing well-rounded individuals. By providing a diverse range of subjects, we empower our Year 10 students to expand their knowledge and skills in various areas, ensuring they are well-prepared for the challenges that lie ahead.

Year 10 serves as a pivotal year for our students, where they can continue to build upon the strong relationships they have forged throughout their secondary education. Encouraged to take on leadership roles within our vibrant school community, students are presented with opportunities to grow as individuals and make a positive impact on others. Engaging in extracurricular activities that align with their personal interests, they can further develop their communication and teamwork skills, while cultivating a profound sense of responsibility and community spirit.

At St Peter's College, we understand that education encompasses more than just academic excellence. Our Year 10 program fosters an environment where students flourish socially and spiritually, enabling them to become compassionate, well-rounded individuals who are prepared to embrace the future with confidence and integrity.

Learning Area

Available Classes

Religious Studies








Social Sciences

Social Studies 

Health & Physical Well-being

PE / Health 


At Year 10, students must
choose two option subjects
that are taken weekly for two
terms each.

Students select from:


Food Technology

DVC Graphics

Materials Technology

Digital Technologies

Visual Art

Te Reo Māori

Performing Arts

Year 10 1

Uniform Expectations

The Uniform Shop is open every Wednesday between 12pm and 1:30pm during term time. We advertise holiday hours in the newsletter at the end of each term. St Peter’s expects high standards of dress and behaviour. We need parents’ help – please ensure that students wear the correct school uniform.

The only jewellery permitted is a wristwatch and a cross/taonga. Earrings if worn must be a simple stud or sleeper/keeper, one per ear, in the lobe.

It is expected that students’ hair should be of natural colour.  Long hair must be tied back.

Make-up is not part of the school uniform. Students noticed wearing makeup will be asked to remove it.

Junior Girls Uniform


A-line Skirt 
White Short Sleeve Blouse With Logo On Sleeve
White Bobby Socks (no labels) 
Red V-neck Vest (optional)
Red V-neck Jersey (optional)
School Black Jacket
McKinlay Black T-bar Rr Lace Up Shoes


White Long Sleeve Blouse
Tie (formal occasions or when requested)
Black Tights Or Over The Knee Socks 
McKinlay Black T-bar Or Lace Up Shoes 
Red V-neck Vest (optional) 
Red v-neck jersey (optional)  
School Black Jacket
School Scarf

Ginger Girls Laughing

Junior Boys Uniform


Grey V-neck Vest  
Grey Shorts 
Grey Short Sleeve Summer Shirt 
Grey Socks With Red Stripes
McKinlay Black Lace Up Shoes 
School Black Jacket


Grey Shorts
Grey Long Sleeve Shirt 
Grey V-neck Vest (optional) 
Grey Socks With Red Stripes
McKinlay Black Lace Up Shoes 
School Black Jacket
Tie (formal occasions or when requested)
School Scarf


Stationery List



Recommended Specifications

  • 13 inch screen or bigger, remembering younger students prefer smaller devices.
  • Attached keyboards for all.
  • Minimum six hour battery life.
  • i3 dual core processor or equivalent running at 1.8 GHz or greater.
  • 4Gb Ram at junior levels and greater at senior level, depending on the courses they take.

Please Note

  • The school's online platform is Microsoft 365 for business, which operates smoothly with Windows 10 and 11 operating systems. 
  • Solid State Drives (SSD) are recommended due to their increased reliability.
  • No Microsoft Office Suite or Anti Virus package is required as all students receive these free when they attend the college.
  • ​Chromebooks are not compatible with our systems.