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 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