Prep 1 and 2 visit to Occombe Farm. In school we have been learning about food groups and eating healthily. Today we found out how much fun making healthy food can be. We made focaccia and added rosemary and tomatoes that we picked in the garden. You can see some vigorous kneading! We got our…
Today Prep 1 were learning about the five senses. We tasted different foods to experience sour, sweet, bitter and salt tastes. Then we used hand lenses to try to see taste buds on each other’s tongues.
Prep 2 and 3 girls had a wonderful afternoon at Exeter university. The children joined with girls from Exeter Cathedral school on the sand pitch for a coaching session. The girls vastly improved their skills and game awareness, learning from the other girls and growing in confidence. Their determination during mini games was impressive! Well done prep…
Today Nursery have been learning letters using the Letterland scheme. Whilst making their Dippy Ducks they have also been learning what it was like to write with feathers!
For the past few weeks Prep 2 have been learning map reading skills, including direction and using an 8 point compass. Friday was the highlight as the class had to create their own treasure map for others to find the treasure! Fantastic directions from all resulted in Chocolate treasure being found!!
Great fun was had at our last woodland club, where the children were challenged to make pictures out of items they found on their treasure hunt. All the ideas the children had, produced super displays, including a stick man and a rocket. Next week the children will be making their own pictures.
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
On Wednesday girls from Prep 6, 5, and 4 joined together to compete in the South West ISA U11 netball tournament. Opposition was strong but the girls managed to get two wins and improved their defensive performances through the day. The girls showed great resilience against some strong players and very importantly showed excellent sportsmanship…
This afternoon Prep 2 have been enjoying their French Sandwich, the name they have given their Friday afternoon as they have RS, French then RS!!! This week they have enjoyed learning all about animals.
This afternoon Prep Reception have had fun painting the farm shop back drop for their roll play corner. They all had great fun mixing up the colours and painting themselves and the back drop!
Today in science we looked at man made and natural materials and considered their properties, investigating our ideas by using them to do some very fun printing. The class Lego took a hit and we made some fabulous broccoli trees!
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF