Preps 2, 3 & 4 made the most of the sun early this week in many outdoor team games. They were challenged to develop tactics and show their teamwork that they’ve developed over the whole term within their team sports.
On Saturday seven players from St Christopher’s (including two ex pupils) took part in the Exeter junior table tennis tournament. All of our players managed to win matches throughout the afternoon. Sacha got through to the semifinals where he unfortunately lost to his older brother Joseph but came back to win the third place play…
One of the school yesterday at the Buckfastleigh Pony Race before the point to point. It’s incredible what our School children get up to after a busy week!
This morning the Prep 5 girls held a cake sale to raise money for the Kanyike Project in Uganda. The sale was organised and run entirely by the Prep 5 girls who managed to raise £50. What a great effort!
Prep 3 and 4 played exceptionally well against St. John’s. The Prep 4 team won their games with some slick performances. The Prep 3 team tried lots of new positions and we have discovered some new shooters. Superb effort from all!
Today prep 5 took part in the Threads of Easter workshop at Buckfast Abbey. They were led through the important parts of Holy Week as they moved through the Abbey added significant beads to their thread. The children then creative stain glass crosses to take home to reflect on their Easter journey.
This week in Science Prep 5 have been looking at irreversible changes, making rockets using vinegar and bicarbonate of soda.
What a fantastic time Woodland club have had making models and den building this term! Come and see the models displayed in the main entrance. This is just one of the many after school activities that we have at St Christopher’s.
Today Prep 5 and Prep 2 had sessions with Janice from the Education department of the Fire Service. They were reminded of how to act in an emergency, how to drop and roll and how to prevent fires in the home.
This week Prep 2 have been busy in Maths investigating 2 digit multiples of 2, 5 & 10.
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