St Peter’s presented with The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Licence

On 18 November Mr Welch was invited to attend a Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Gold Presentation afternoon at St James Palace to meet the HRH Duke of Edinburgh and be presented with our DofE centre licence certificate. We are now excited to be offering our pupils the opportunity to take par
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The Bishop of Plymouth

Bishop Mark O’Toole, the Bishop of Plymouth, visited the school on 22 October, to meet with students and staff from Plymouth Diocese. This was almost exactly one year since the visitation by our own Bishop Philip. Interestingly, when a Bishop visits within the Diocese of another Bisho
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Best Walking Float

Art Teacher, Mrs Cherrett and ten art students proudly took their giant sculptures down to Southbourne High Street for  Southbourne’s first ever carnival and lantern parade. They were all very honoured to win the ‘Best Walking Float’ and to be presented with a certificate and ro
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Artist visit in preparation for Southbourne Carnival procession

On Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 November St Peter’s School Art Department were lucky enough to have a visit from the Dorset-based artist Sarah Butterworth. She did a two day sculpture workshop in preparation for the Southbourne Carnival procession on Saturday 14 November.   I felt
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St Peter’s to grow seeds from space!

Students at St Peter’s are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space.   In September, 2kg of rocket seeds were flown to the International Space Station (ISS) on Soyuz 44S where they will spend several month
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The Real Game

Year 8 students at St Peter’s Catholic School spent the morning investigating the world of work by taking on various job roles in the careers simulation exercise “The Real Game”. As well as finding out about qualifications and salaries, students discovered the realities of life
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Year 11 Psychology trip to Monkey World

Early October, Year 11 Psychology students were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit the world-renowned animal sanctuary, Monkey World in Dorset. The purpose of the trip was primarily to deepen our understanding of the topic of ethics.   We learned about the bad trea
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Light My Path

In early October the whole of Year 8 took part in a two day course with the theme of ‘Light My Path.’ Students were excited to participate as they had attended a similar course with the theme of ‘Empty Vessels’ the previous year.   Students explored the idea of lighthouses, and h
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Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2015

Leila Dickinson, Year 12 student at St Peter’s has won her second International Poetry Competition this year. After achieving first place in the Guernsey International Poetry Competition with the poem ‘Bedside Table’ Leila has had further success with her poem ‘
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British Council International School Award success

St Peter’s Catholic School in Bournemouth has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. At the heart of their international work is their partnership with Shea O’Connor Combined School in
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