We are all really pleased that Charlie Phillips has been selected to represent the SW of England in the ISA National Swimming Finals. He will be swimming at the London Aquatic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this Saturday. Swimming
It’s always interesting to see how people arrive to School and this morning Max arrived on his horse Blue. St. Christopher’s runs three minibus services driven by our very own teachers, which run from Ashburton, Halwell and Torbay. Routes remain flexible to cater for parents requirements. For more information please contact the School.
Prep 3 and 4 gave a great performance of both hockey and netball against Trinity School this week. With some slick mid-court play we won the netball 3-0. Player of the match and main goal scorer, Phoebe. The hockey was a newer challenge for the girls but they put up a great fight, with moments…
This afternoon Prep 1 & Prep 2 finally got the chance to show off what they have been making in Woodland Club.
The children in Prep 2 have been studying Ancient Egypt this term. We visited Torquay Museum to see Egyptian artefacts in real life and to hear the story of Psamtek, the young boy whose mummified body and sarcophagus are on on display. The children also made clay scarab beetles, built a pyramid, wrote hieroglyphics and…
Great to see that the first ever ISA SW Music festival held at Britannia Royal Naval College made it into the ISA Journal.
Last half-term in their Handicraft activity sessions Prep 2 made Animal Puppets. All Preps from 1 to 6 take part in daily activity sessions at the end of the School day which is rotated throughout the year.
As we start to think about advent the children think about other moments in life they are waiting for something; some exciting, others not so much! Can you guess who was miming: – waiting for the bus; – waiting for presents; – waiting to go into the dentist; – waiting for the judge to decide…
If your child has been urging you to check your smoke alarms this week it is probably because the Fire Service gave a presentation on fire safety to the children in Prep 2 and Prep 5. The children were also asked to check that they know their address in case they need to make…
Last week we invited over St Johns, Blundells and Exeter Cathedral schools to compete in a friendly non-scoring afternoon of tag rugby for the Under 8s age group. The other schools all brought along two teams so we got to play 6 games in total. We showed some excellent support play to score plenty of…
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 November 14th. Please visit us for a private tour of our beautiful School.
This afternoon in Spanish club the Children got to try some traditional Spanish food whilst learning what they are called in Spanish. They got to taste Chorizo, Paella, Jamon Serrano, Acetiunas and much more delicious food.
This morning the Children in Prep Rec have been learning all about weight. They have been using scales to weigh different items they have found in the classroom.
A great afternoon on Thursday saw our U9/U10 and U11 Swimming. Massive efforts by all saw us beat both Trinity and Abbey. The result came down to the last relay, with every team having 2 swimmers from each group. Well done to all that took part.
Prep 2 were inspired by the work of Andy Goldsworthy to make their own collage using natural materials found in the school grounds.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF