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.
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