Peregian Springs State School is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as an Apple Distinguished School for 2020–2022 for its dynamic learning community that supports learning for today and tomorrow through the implementation of Apple technology. Apple Distinguished Schools are centres of innovation, leadership, and educational excellence that use Apple products to inspire creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking. They showcase innovative uses of technology in learning, teaching, and the school environment and have documented results of academic accomplishment.
Kylie Westlake, Head of School for Curriculum and ICT confirmed that the selection of Peregian Springs State School as an Apple Distinguished School is a real celebration of all that is done each and every school day at the school as they support and challenge all learners to reach quality. It is also a reflection school's success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment. Peregian Springs State School's culture allows for teachers and students to problem solve, thinking deeply and create which they see as important ingredients for the inspiring uses of technology. The culture has been strategically designed to support best practice aligning with reliable research and challenging traditional pedagogies that can specifically impact on students' learning. Parents, students and teachers agree that the school has created an environment in which technology is truly used as a learning tool.
We have documented our journey in a multi-touch book which is now ready to be downloaded from Apple Books. We encourage families to take a look and leave a review. This is the work of our teachers and students each day - we are super proud!