Welcome to St Peters Lutheran College - a Prep to Year 12 co-educational day and boarding school providing a quality balanced education in a caring environment underpinned by strong Christian values.

What is important about any school is what is at its heart; and the heartbeat of our College is the gracious love of God, whose presence ensures that every student is loved, respected and cared for.

In living our mission, Excellence in Christian co-education, all in our College community are encouraged to strive ever higher in all aspects of their learning, and indeed in all aspects of school life as expressed in our College Motto of Plus Ultra

At St Peters, we value a quality, holistic educational experience, so each child is challenged and nurtured through innovative curriculum and learning, co-curricular pursuits and service learning opportunities, to use their gifts and talents for personal growth and service to others.

We seek to educate the hearts, minds and hands of our students in a safe and nurturing environment. We want our students to strive ever higher to be life-long learners and critical, creative thinkers, who have the courage to seek new horizons and the compassion to make a difference in a rapidly changing world. 

As you make your way through the prospectus for our Indooroopilly and Springfield schools, I hope you catch a glimpse of the wonderful learning community that I am privileged to witness every day. 

I look forward to welcoming your son or daughter to the St Peters community.

Tim Kotzur 
Head of College

St Peters Lutheran College was established by the Lutheran Church in 1945 with 56 boarding students on a parcel of land in the western Brisbane suburb of Indooroopilly. 

Through the generosity and vision of its founders, and stability in leadership, St Peters has grown to become the largest Lutheran school in Queensland with just seven Heads of College to have served since its inception.

The iconic Ross Roy House was the main building and focus for early College life, with Luther House built by voluntary labour soon after the College commenced.

As demand for the school grew, so did the construction of facilities; including a Lower Primary precinct in 1973 and Upper Primary in 1978.

The College’s Outdoor Education Centre, Ironbark, near Crows Nest in Queensland, was established in 1974 as a trial program, and in 1976 as an ongoing Outdoor Education Program. Visionary in nature, this life-changing experience is held over a five-week period for Year 9 students.

In 2007, the Junior High Sub-School structure was introduced to cater specifically for the learning and developmental needs of students in Years 7–9.

In 2008, St Peters established a second school campus at Springfield, which began as a Prep to Year 8 school and now caters for students from Kindergarten to Year 12.

All St Peters schools operate under the guidance of the St Peters Lutheran College Council and Head of College, and are governed by the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District.

St Peters Lutheran College is owned and operated by the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District (LCAQD) and governed by a College Council, which is elected by the LCAQD Synod.

College Council meets regularly and receives reports from the Head of College, who oversees the daily management and operation of St Peters.

St Peters two schools at Indooroopilly and Springfield are a part of an Australia-wide system of Lutheran pre-primary, primary and secondary schools (called Lutheran Education Australia), in which some 40,000 students are enrolled.

St Peters Lutheran College Indooroopilly is the largest Lutheran School in Australia.

Our Vision

The Strategic Vision 2016-2020 sets out what St Peters Lutheran College seeks to achieve and how we will do this through Academic and Holistic Education, Ministry Outreach, International Connections, Community Engagement and Organisational Capability.

Read Our Vision

Work for Us

St Peters Lutheran College is a unique workplace. We’re committed to challenging minds, nurturing hearts and building futures, and both our staff and students are highly valued and respected. Our team includes a core of approximately 550 permanent employees with many additional team members in casual positions. Across all sites (St Peters Indooroopilly, St Peters Springfield and Ironbark), our departments collaborate to create a positive learning environment. We’re committed to attracting and retaining high quality academic and corporate team members. 

We have a diverse workforce at St Peters. Our career opportunities cover a lot of disciplines and interest areas—from Housekeeping to Hospitality; Maintenance to Corporate Services; Teaching to Sports and Music, Counselling to Exceptional Learners and Outdoor Education to Robotics and everything in between.   

To further your career with us please browse our current vacancies via the button below. If you’re unable to find a listing to suit your skillset, please email: People&Culture@stpeters.qld.edu.au.


Plus Ultra Magazine

Official Publication of St Peters Lutheran College incorporating Old Scholars magazine.
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Publications Archives

St Peters weekly newsletters are published during term-time. The Indooroopilly school newsletter is known as The Rock, and the Springfield school newsletter is titled Cornerstone.

Maroon & White contains term reports from boarding staff and leaders, and is circulated to boarding families at the end of each term.

Plus Ultra magazine is produced in-house by the Publications department three times each year, and is distributed to old scholars, current families, and friends of St Peters. Old scholars can update their mailing address here or contact the SPOSA Officer.

Advertising opportunities are available. For advertising specifications and rates, download the Plus Ultra Media Kit.

An annual review of the year is produced in-house by the Publications department, and circulated to current years’ students of each of the Indooroopilly and Springfield schools. The Review is not available online.

Please contact Publications on (07) 3377 6262 for further enquiries.


Prospectuses are produced for parents and families of prospective students of each of the Indooroopilly and Springfield schools.

Vision 2016–2020

This Vision document provides a focus for the direction that the College will take over the next five years and beyond. The Vision sets the scene for the Strategic Plan 2016–2020.

School Reports

Annual School Reports are prepared for the Indooroopilly and Springfield schools to meet the College’s reporting obligations to the state and federal governments.

St Peters Lutheran College Indooroopilly is an independent co-educational day and boarding school catering for Australian and international students from Prep—Year 12 and boarding from Year 6.

St Peters’ curriculum spans Prep—Year 12, offering a strong academic program across all year levels with a wide range of subject options. The International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme operates in Prep—Year 6. Years 7—10 follow the Australian Curriculum with the Senior School students following either the QCAA (State curriculum), Vocational Education or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme pathway. Forty subjects are available for Years 11 and 12 including capacity for acceleration within the STEM subjects and subjects such as Robotics.

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