Echo Editor, Andy Martin visits St Peter’s

On 19 January, the Editor of the Bournemouth Echo, Andy Martin, came into assembly to speak to Year 7 and 8 about his role as the Editor. He told the students stories from his childhood and other information about his job and life. He told us all the things he had to do as the Editor
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Have you nominated your teacher yet?

Nominations are being sought in nine different categories and include not only teachers and school leaders but all the support staff who go the extra mile to enhance the education of young people across Dorset and its borders. It is down to members of the public to nominate those who
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Year 9 STEM day

Earlier this term all 240 of our Year 9 students took part in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) day, hosted by the RAF. Two RAF engineers and three other facilitators set the students challenges: the first was building a bridge and a moving vehicle from straws, dowel
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Joseph!

Rehearsals for the upcoming production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat are in full swing. With principals rehearsing on Tuesdays and the full cast rehearsing on Thursdays, everyone is putting 100% effort into the musical. Miss Hawker and Miss Warriner are directing this a
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Bar Mock Regionals

On Saturday 21 November at Bournemouth Crown Court, a group of St Peter’s students competed at the Regionals Bar Mock Competition against six other schools, in the hope to fulfil their dream of going to Nationals next March. St Peter’s fought to the end and were in the exhilarating fi
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Fundraising for Virtual Babies

Students in Year 10 have been working hard to raise money to enable them to purchase two virtual babies for the GCSE Child Development course. Events include cake sales, running a café and activity corner for young children at parent’s evenings and plans to host a Christmas craft stal
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Economists Target 2.0 challenge

Back in July we enrolled in the Target 2.0 challenge – the first time St Peters has taken part in this competition. The aim of the challenge is to persuade economists from the bank of England what they should do to monetary policy to reach the bank of England’s inflation target of 2.0
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Year 13 English Language trip to Winchester University

Did you know that ‘gloxing’ is the term used to describe the sound made when pouring liquids into a glass? Neither did I! I found this out on Tuesday 17 November when Mr. Holloway, Miss Bowen and eleven Year 13 English Language students attended a lecture about the history of English
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Interview with ‘Richard and Judy’s Book Club’ author and former St Peter’s student, Lucy Clarke

We were lucky enough to have a direct contact with celebrated local author Lucy Clarke – her cousin is our very own Julia Hanlon, of Year 12! After attending St Peter’s Sixth Form and Cardiff University, where she studied English Literature she embarked on a six-month trip with her fu
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BTEC Music Concert

Last Thursday, the Year 11 BTEC Music students organised a concert in the theatre at lunchtime. Various talented musicians plied their trade in front of a paying audience; with all the money going to Brother Lionel, of course.   The first performer was Greg Johnson, with acoustic
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