We took a team to the Stover invitational cross country competing against some of the bigger Independent schools in the area. Our top performers were Sacha (5th), Joseph (13th) and Indie-Rose (17th). A special mention to George from Prep 2 who finished 25th against boys two years older.
Today saw the launch of our new School meals in partnership with the Live & Let Live Pub from Landscove. The children all loved the first meal which was Reserve Cheddar Mac ‘n’ Cheese served with Garlic Bread and Salad, followed by a Warm Muffin with Seasonal Fruit Compote. They can’t wait for tomorrows lunch of Slow…
Prep 2 battled through the cold weather to take a history trip to Grimspound on Dartmoor. We walked up Hookney Tor and saw the stones. Florence I saw the doorway to the roundhouse. Freddie I was interested in the big round wall around the houses. Eliza I saw curved stones in the doorway. Marni I…
We have just taken delivery of our new 9 Seater Minibus. St Christopher’s School now runs a fleet of new minibuses from Torbay, Halwell and Ashburton.
Prep 2 enjoying using the classroom instruments to create group compositions based on the Nutcracker’s battle scene.
Nursery had a fabulous day out at Paignton zoo yesterday. We learnt about the animals, the sounds they make and the makaton signs in the education centre with Kathryn and then after a lovely picnic we really enjoyed walking around the zoo spotting all sorts of animals we have been learning about.
It gave Mrs Cottell great pleasure to present Sophia with the St Christopher’s Award for the first half of the Spring Term. Well done Sophia.
Poetry Assembly is always a lovely way to finish the 1/2 term. Today’s poems were all about the Sea and the children performed them all beautifully. It provides a great chance for the Children to learn public speaking skills and grow their confidence.
On Wednesday we took two 5-a-side football teams over to Exeter to play against three Bramdean school teams. Our A team came away with two wins and a close loss and our B team won one match.
Prep 6 in drama have been producing their own short scene plays over the last couple of weeks culminating this week with their performances. They have been writing their own scripts, creating music to suit their theme and designing the lighting as well as acting in them.
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