I was so excited to be able to see lots of the children (from a distance!) when dropping off their well-deserved surprise goodie bags this week. They have all been working so hard online that all the teachers wanted to give them a treat for half-term – WELL DONE EVERYONE!
I am so proud to announce that Thea – Prep 5, has won her category in the ISA South West Art Competition. This means that she has automatically qualified for the National Competition which takes place later this year. Theo, Prep 4, was runner up in the Key Stage 2 Drawing category and Scarlett, Prep…
This week nursery has spent time talking about emotions. We’ve thought about how we feel and what makes us feel that way. The children had some wonderful ideas about how to cheer ourselves up when we feel sad, such as: eat chocolate, go and watch the birds in our gardens or watch a film with…
Today Prep 5 & 6 have enjoyed a PSHE lessons based on Children’s mental health week. In the ‘draw your feelings’ activity the children drew the outline of a body and then decorated it with pictures, patterns and words to show how they were feeling. For the ‘Squiggle game’ the children drew random lines and…
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