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 24th September 2020
Prep 4 were given the challenge to build a catapult which is connected to their History this term. They rose to the challenge and had a lot of fun in the process.
This term Prep 5 had the challenge of completing a windmill with sails needing to turn. We had some fabulous results and Prep 5 loved getting their teeth into this project.
Usually we would all be able to celebrate the end of term together and enjoy reflecting on the success of the past year at St. Christopher’s. We started the Autumn term with a phone call from ISI saying that they would be in to carry out an Education Quality and Compliance Inspection. The Inspection Team were scrupulous in their…
On behalf of the whole school we would like to thank one of our lovely parents for making 92 delicious cakes.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF