It’s that time of year when Prep 6 get the honour to decorate the School Christmas tree and what a great job they have done! So it can be enjoyed by all the “bubbles” we have put it in the playground this year. Thank you to Plants Galore for another fantastic tree!
This week Beth in Prep 5 organised a Christmas card competition. She was please to announce the winners today as: 1st Prize – Jacob 2nd Prize – Scarlett 3rd Prize – Thea Well done to all who took part and to Beth for organising the competition.
Congratulations to Auran in Prep 3 who has been practicing his coding skills from ICT lessons at home and has completed the hour of code certification for his efforts.
Prep 5 have been learning about the Tudors in their History lesson and in ICT have been producing a Powerpoint on the monarchs of the Tudor time. This week they had the opportunity to practice their presentation skills delivering the information from their Powerpoints to the rest of the class. Some future teachers in the…
This term Prep 3 have spent their handicrafts sessions perfecting their cross stitch skills by making some hanging birds and Prep 4 have been very busy making Papier-mâché flowerpots which they have decorated most superbly. Well done everyone your skills really improved over our handicraft sessions during the first half of term !
This term the Prep Reception children have been developing their maths skills, including learning how to partition numbers up to 10 and how to create number bonds.
What better way to end the School day than with a bit of Yoga. We offer a range of After School clubs which change every half-term and are included in our fees.
Finally it was the chance of Prep 5 and 6 to take part in their Sponsored run. All the children ran as well as they could to raise money for the Kanyike Project.
“They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn, At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them”
This week Prep Reception have been learning about Remembrance Day and the significance of wearing a Poppy. They have made some beautiful Flanders Fields posters and written some wonderful individual pieces of writing.
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.
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Today Prep 2 have been experimenting with equipment to enable them to make circuits to light up bulbs, make buzzers and work a fan. They successfully worked out how to do all of these things. Great fun was had by everyone! A lovely Science lesson to end the term.
Nursery and Prep Reception had an end of term treat. We went out and explored our Woodland area, made a wood medallion, searched for wood, learnt how to light a fire and even got the chance to roast marshmallows…….delicious!
This week we have been investigating the weight of different objects in our Maths lessons. Today we went on a journey around the school to find things that were ‘heavy’ or ‘light.’ The boys were very excited to find out that a big leaf was heavier than a stick! The investigating continues………..
The teachers have been taking advantage of the beautiful South Devon weather today and teaching some of their lessons outside. Prep Reception are exploring nature to learn about Maths, Prep 1 have been outdoors for their ICT lesson learning about algorithms and Prep 3 have had an outdoor music lesson.
St. Christopher's School
Mount Barton, Staverton
Totnes TQ9 6PF