Prep 2 are already preparing for their Poetry Assembly theme, the sea. The children are working as a group to make the shape of the sea.
Children in Prep 1 are learning about materials in science. Today we looked at the materials used in the school building. The children are carefully observing and drawing the materials used.
Yesterday Preps 3 to 6 went to watch Matilda at the Theatre Royal Plymouth.
Prep 4 have been inspired by The Scream by Edvard Munch. The class has used oil pastels and further developed their watercolour techniques, they have also explored of how colour can evoke emotion.
Prep 6 enjoyed an impromptu hands on lesson on fire safety in school, being given the opportunity to test out a real fire extinguisher.
Today we took a team to Holden Forest to take part in the Independent Schools Association (South West) Cross Country championships. We were very please to that four of our children have gained a place at the ISA National Athletics Championships in Rugby on March 30th.
Prep Reception had another lovely afternoon out at Harbour Rise Care Home in Paignton. This was their second visit inspired by the Channel 4 program “Old Peoples Home for 4 Year Olds” and the Children got to play games with some of the Residents that they met before Christmas.
Activities for this term have started with a wide range of choices going on around the school. Pictured are Prep 5 who are learning the basic skills of fencing with Mr Bellham, leading up to the full contact version later on in the term.
This term Prep 2 have started to use the floor robots within their ICT lessons. They are learning about algorithms in computing and how to de-bug.
Despite the weather we are always keen that the Children don’t miss out on their Games lesson. This afternoon the Children have enjoyed practising their catching and throwing skills.
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