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 24th September 2020
Prep 4 were given the challenge to build a catapult which is connected to their History this term. They rose to the challenge and had a lot of fun in the process.
This term Prep 5 had the challenge of completing a windmill with sails needing to turn. We had some fabulous results and Prep 5 loved getting their teeth into this project.
Usually we would all be able to celebrate the end of term together and enjoy reflecting on the success of the past year at St. Christopher’s. We started the Autumn term with a phone call from ISI saying that they would be in to carry out an Education Quality and Compliance Inspection. The Inspection Team were scrupulous in their…
On behalf of the whole school we would like to thank one of our lovely parents for making 92 delicious cakes.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF