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 27th February 2020.
This morning Prep 5 have investigated air resistance in Science by designing parachutes to protect their eggs!
This afternoon Prep 1 took our new Prep Reception to meet some of the Residents they made friends with last year at Harbour Rise Care Home. Following on from the success last year, Prep Reception will be visiting the home each term to take part in activities such as; puzzles and games, cake decorating, singing…
This afternoon saw the annual St Christopher’s Conker competition. After some great play St Andrew were the champion!!
Prep 1 and 2 had a fantastic day at Paignton Zoo learning all about the different animals. They also enjoyed a workshop where the zoo educators delivered an exciting, curriculum-linked workshop designed to get the children engaged in the natural world.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF