Bravo!

Twelve of our Sixth Form students who took part in a course at Christchurch Amateur Radio Society, have all passed their foundation licence examination, and are now licensed to operate an Amateur Radio Station.   Most of the training was practical, with a small amount of radio an
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A Crystal clear guide to linguistics

Year 12 and 13 A Level English Language students travelled to Corfe Hills Sixth Form to experience a university style lecture from famous linguist Professor David Crystal. Crystal gave two lectures, the first entitled ‘The Structure of Language’ which as the title suggests, was all ab
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Internet Safety

Two policewomen came into school this week to give the Year 10’s a talk on Internet Safety. The talk lasted an hour and covered many topics on how and why it is so important to stay safe on the Internet. They covered different methods of hacking and the importance of having a secure p
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St Patricks Day Céilí

There was a promising turn out amongst the Year 9 students for this year’s St Patricks Day Céilí, with a few parents and members of staff also eager to give it a go. The session started off with an energetic warm up to the soundtrack of Riverdance before being taught a few simple step
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Shore Ideas Success Slow, Steady and Stressful

Last year as part of our Sixth Form Enrichment Scheme, collaborating with Shore Ideas, five of our students successfully attended a ‘Dragons Den’ style business pitch, presenting their ‘pop shake make!’ idea to five ‘Lions’.   ‘pop shake make!’ is a drinking cup that has a multi-
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STEM Challenge

Congratulations to two groups of Year 8 students who participated in the STEM Challenge over the course of three months. All were awarded Bronze certificates from the Crest Awards, which is internationally recognised. They attended the awards evening last night where they also met wit
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Philosophy and Ethics Gifted and Talented Student Conference

In February ten Year 10 students attended the annual Philosophy and Ethics Gifted and Talented Student Conference at Oxford. The conference was conducted by Julie Arliss from Academy Conferences supported by Dr Mark Lewney and Professor Tom Greggs covering such topics as: Moving Statu
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Comic Relief Concert

During lunchtime on Red Nose Day a student concert took place raising £107.86 for Comic Relief. The turnout and atmosphere in the theatre were amazing, leaving very few seats left unoccupied.   The first of the three performances saw Gabriel Bush and Emanuele Savoca perform ̵
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Mufti helps Reaching the Unreached

Our students took part in a mufti day in February, to help raise vital funds for Brother Lionel and Reaching the Unreached, in South India. The mufti day raised £950, making the total raised so far this term an amazing £1,833. Tutor group 7CWC are out in the lead having raised £74.47.
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Update on the new school build

As you are probably aware St Peter’s is embarking on a significant building programme. The aim is to build sufficient classroom space at the Upper School, in Southbourne, to allow Years 7 and 8 to be relocated from their current Iford site. The Lower School at Iford will then become s
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