A fantastic Harvest festival took place today at Staverton Church. The children all sang and played beautifully during the service. Money was raised by the generous donations of all the parents with all the proceeds going towards the Kanyike Project which St Christopher’s has supported for many years. The children now get to enjoy a…
Today Prep 6 went to the beautiful Buckland Abbey to learn about life as a Tudor, and got the chance to dress up in authentic clothing.
This morning was a proud morning for the parents as Mrs Cottell presented the Head Boy and Head Girl badges to Dylan and Isabelle. The house captains and prefects were also all presented with their badges. Prep 6 are looking forward to taking on the added responsibility and helping nurture the younger children in the school.
This morning Mrs Cottell was delighted to present Tula with the St Christopher’s award, for her positive attitude in all that she does.
This morning was the Prep 3, Prep 4, Prep 5 and Prep 6 Poetry Assembly. The children did a mixture of whole class poems to individual poems. All of the children did a fantastic job to remember their words and deliver them in a confident manner to their parents and the rest of the school. …
Six ISA SW schools, making up eight teams in total, competed in the U11 SW ISA Tag Rugby Festival hosted by St Christopher’s. A busy day for all those children involved as each team played seven games. Our ‘A’ team lost one game, to Festival winners ‘Trinity ‘A’. They played fast, free flowing rugby that…
A delightful morning was enjoyed by Prep Reception at Dartington Gardens, where we explored the change of season. We had a nature treasure hunt and competitions for the biggest and smallest leaf. We looked at identifying trees, flowers and nuts, however it as hard too find lots of nuts as the squirrels were busy collecting…
This morning was the Lower School Poetry Assembly. The theme was Friends and Family and all the children had learnt their words and delivered them confidently in front of the whole school and their parents. The Assembly finished with a play by Prep Reception and Prep 1 of Handa’s Surprise.
This morning the Nursery children has their first French lesson of the term. They loved learning their French through finger rhymes and some lovely new songs. They began to learn about how they would travel to France and how to say “Bonjour” and “Au revoir”.
Prep 6 made the short journey to Ivybridge to attend the annual Junior Life Skills event. Eight organisations, including the Police and Fire Service, gave short presentations to the children on various aspects of keeping themselves and others safe and what to do and what not to do, when faced with an emergency situation. The…
The inviting Nursery setting at St Christopher’s has a dedicated indoor and outdoor space, in the heart of the school. Children from the age of rising three can take advantage of the numerous opportunities, facilities, activities and resources on offer in beautiful surroundings.
Our next Open Day is on the 24th September 2020
Prep 4 were given the challenge to build a catapult which is connected to their History this term. They rose to the challenge and had a lot of fun in the process.
This term Prep 5 had the challenge of completing a windmill with sails needing to turn. We had some fabulous results and Prep 5 loved getting their teeth into this project.
Usually we would all be able to celebrate the end of term together and enjoy reflecting on the success of the past year at St. Christopher’s. We started the Autumn term with a phone call from ISI saying that they would be in to carry out an Education Quality and Compliance Inspection. The Inspection Team were scrupulous in their…
On behalf of the whole school we would like to thank one of our lovely parents for making 92 delicious cakes.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF