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 the 27th February 2020.
This morning Prep 5 have investigated air resistance in Science by designing parachutes to protect their eggs!
This afternoon Prep 1 took our new Prep Reception to meet some of the Residents they made friends with last year at Harbour Rise Care Home. Following on from the success last year, Prep Reception will be visiting the home each term to take part in activities such as; puzzles and games, cake decorating, singing…
This afternoon saw the annual St Christopher’s Conker competition. After some great play St Andrew were the champion!!
Prep 1 and 2 had a fantastic day at Paignton Zoo learning all about the different animals. They also enjoyed a workshop where the zoo educators delivered an exciting, curriculum-linked workshop designed to get the children engaged in the natural world.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF