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.
After a successful year last year representing Devon, the St Christopher’s Table Tennis Team got to try out their new kit today ready for the 2019-20 season! Good luck!
Lots of excitement was had in our first Woodland club of the school year. With the playing field freshly cut we had great fun gathering the cuttings which we used as a jumping platform! We then used the grass to make a giant face and we of course finished off with blackberry picking – delicious!!
This week Nursery have been learning about Goldilocks and the Three Bears and have managed to get outside to our fantastic new area to continue learning about different sizes through play.
This morning Prep 2 have been Partner reading using the Read Write Inc scheme.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF