Why is playtime important in the classroom?

23rd March 2023

How do we bring about play at St Christophers? Play is essential for children’s development, building their confidence as they learn to explore, relate to others, set their own goals, and solve problems. Children learn by leading their own play, and by taking part in play which is guided by adults. Our EYFS staff decide…

Yoga classes for St Christopher’s Early Years Children

23rd February 2023

And stretch! Did you know yoga is as good for adults as it is for children and all our children at St Christopher’s really enjoy their regular 30 minute sessions.  Yoga lessons take place during our indoor games sessions and during mindfulness club. There are so many benefits for children including all of the following: Helps…

Celebrating Chinese New Year at St Christopher’s

6th February 2023

Our Prep Reception class recently celebrated Chinese New Year, a 15-day festival that begins with the new moon that occurs between January 21 and February 20. The children were intrigued learning about the Great Race. This fascinating story tells of how long ago in China, the Jade Emperor decided there should be a way of…

Pupils rewarded with top marks in LAMDA exams

30th January 2023

We have some lovely news from St Christopher’s with all our pupils who entered the LAMDA examinations receiving either a merit or distinction. LAMDA, which stands for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, is open to anyone and encourages learners of all ages to develop a love of literature, poetry and drama. It is…

Our bursary, offering up to 100% off school fees, is open for applications

16th January 2023

This bursary is a fantastic  opportunity for local children who embody the ethos and values of the school, but who, for financial reasons, would not normally be able to attend St Christopher’s. The bursary is in memory of Gregory Kenyon who established St Christopher’s as a Nursery School in 1991 with his wife Jane.  We…

Early Years Foundation Stage at St Christopher’s

11th January 2023

Our St Christopher’s Early Years Foundation Stage (known as EYFS) Nursery and Reception classes are in a fabulous position within the school with dedicated indoor and outdoor spaces, where children enjoy a happy, calm and safe environment which is also stimulating and fun.   Happy children learn well We believe that ‘happy children learn well,’…

Prep 3 and 4 Hinduism in Games

28th February 2022

This week we are study Hinduism across the school in all our subjects. During the rainy afternoon we took the opportunity to learn about the origin of yoga in Hinduism. The child tried some of the poses named after Hindu deities. They also really enjoyed taking a more spiritual or personal time to enjoy practising moves they…

Early Years Science Lesson

15th February 2022

In Science Prep Reception and Prep 1 have been learning about magnets and exploring their properties. We had great fun discovering what attracts them and why, and even discovered that magnets work underwater. We also enjoyed making mazes and using magnets to move a car around a course. We love magnets!

The Lost Angel

7th December 2021

What a great first Nativity for Christmas 2021. It was fantastic to be able to have parents watching it and supporting their Children.  For those Parents and family who couldn’t attend we have recorded it which can be watched below.

Winter Fair

4th December 2021

Thank you to all of the Parents, Staff and Children who made our Winter Fair such a magical event.