S. Peter’s is an 11-18 Church of England Academy which has served the community of Wolverhampton since the school was founded in 1844.
A spokesman for the school said: “We are a distinctively Christian school and a tour heart are core Christian values: agape, courage and perseverance, compassion, faith, hope and trust, forgiveness, fellowship and community and humility.
“Although we areaChurch of England faith school, students of all faith backgrounds are valued.
Our ‘Mission Statement’ and ‘Five Keys to Learning’ both acknowledge that many of our students come from non-Christian backgrounds.
“As such our ‘Five Keys to Learning’ are supported by fundamental teachings from the world’s six main faiths: Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.
The school endeavours to reflect the rich and diverse heritage of Wolverhampton.
“Our belief is that life outside the classroom is vitally important. Educating the whole person means that at S. Peter’s the calendar is full of enrichment activities.”
“Worship is an immensely important aspect of our community life at S. Peter’s.
The school has a long association with St Peter’s Collegiate Church located in Wolverhampton town centre. We celebrate Eucharist at St Peter’s Church to mark a number of occasions: year seven Dedication Service, Christmas, Ash Wednesday, Easter, St Peter’s Day and the end of the academic year.
“In school there are daily acts of either form or collective worship which help to strengthen the Christian distinctiveness of the school while also nurturing spiritual growth.
“All students are encouraged to take an active part in worship. S. Peter’s aims to provide a curriculum which is relevant to the needs and aspirations of all our students and which engages students’ interest and commitment.
“The curriculum is enriched by an excellent careers education and guidance programme, which makes a significant contribution to preparing students thoroughly for the world of work.
“Our belief is that life outside the classroom is vitally important. Educating the whole person means that at S. Peter’s the calendar is full of enrichment activities.
S. Peters has a well-deserved reputation for excellence in music; our Concert Band, Big Band and Choir have performed in prestigious venues including Lichfield Cathedral and Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and have made hugely successful tours recently of Germany, Belgium, Paris and the USA.
“Our drama department has a long history of outstanding productions.
Recent successes include the Sixth Form production of ‘DNA’ and whole-school productions and individually our recent production of ‘We Will Rock You’.
“The PE Department runs successful teams in a wide range of sports and organises our annual Sports Day at Aldersley Stadium.”
“Our Academy seeks to be a worshipping Christian community built on agape (unconditional love), courage, trust and forgiveness. Our mission is to educate the whole person, so that each may be enabled to unlock their full God-given potential.”