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.
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