What a fantastic day at the Independent Schools Association national swimming at the London Aquatic Centre. The children from did themselves proud.
Today the Under 9’s rugby team travelled to Trinity school to play in a tag rugby competition. They played incredibly well and won all of their games! Well done Under 9’s!
Over the last few weeks Prep 1 & 2 have been learning how to tie knots and build rafts. This week they got to build a raft for their favourite finger puppet and test it in the School pond. There were some nervous moments but the majority floated and survived!
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.
Nursery have had a fun morning learning the traditional tale of Billy Goats Gruff and then acting it out using the lovely new play equipment donated by our Prep 6 who left in July.
This morning Prep Rec have been learning how to use computers, using paint to design their own picture and then colour it in.
This week we welcomed Father Kakuba, Madam Vicki and Sister Joan from the Kanyike Project in Uganda. During their time here they spent time talking to the children explaining about life in Uganda and then got to enjoy Harvest Festival and a Music concert to raise money.
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
On Wednesday girls from Prep 6, 5, and 4 joined together to compete in the South West ISA U11 netball tournament. Opposition was strong but the girls managed to get two wins and improved their defensive performances through the day. The girls showed great resilience against some strong players and very importantly showed excellent sportsmanship…
This afternoon Prep 2 have been enjoying their French Sandwich, the name they have given their Friday afternoon as they have RS, French then RS!!! This week they have enjoyed learning all about animals.
This afternoon Prep Reception have had fun painting the farm shop back drop for their roll play corner. They all had great fun mixing up the colours and painting themselves and the back drop!
Today in science we looked at man made and natural materials and considered their properties, investigating our ideas by using them to do some very fun printing. The class Lego took a hit and we made some fabulous broccoli trees!
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF