The St Peter’s Foundation

In 1924, a young man by the name of Arthur Francis Broadhurst left his family’s prosperous cotton business in England to pursue his dream — to establish a modern preparatory school for boys that embraced a holistic “mind, body, spirit” education. Since its humble beginnings in 1936, St Peter’s has grown from seven full-time staff and a roll of 36 boy boarders, to a roll of nearly 1,200 day and boarding students, boys and girls, from Years 7 to 13. The St Peter’s Foundation continues this tradition by providing financial support to preserve the School’s founding values of wellbeing, quality education and Christian character. “Structo Saxo” – built on a rock. Alumni, donors, parents and sponsors are the rock that enables St Peter’s to fulfil its mission and purpose.

“St Peter’s is founded on philanthropy, and its success stems from its close ties to the community. Arthur Broadhurst personally offered numerous scholarships to allow boys from the district to attend St Peter’s. And in 1939 he generously gifted the school to the St Peter’s Trust Board, affording generations of future students the opportunity to experience a world-class education in New Zealand.” Read More

Inspiring Wellbeing

Inspiring Wellbeing

Teenagers face daily pressures that require resilience, grit and courage to overcome if they are to reach their full potential in life. St Peter’s is pioneering the way in wellbeing for teenagers. Read More

Reception

Giving the Gift of Education

Many worthy students dream of being able to attend St Peter’s, but these dreams are out of reach without the financial assistance that an endowed scholarship programme can offer. Read More

Priority Projects

World-Class Facilities

St Peter’s needs to expand, upgrade and develop some key learning facilities that will enable us to offer even more valuable authentic learning opportunities in preparation for the changing nature of the workforce. Read More


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