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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Congratulations to our amazing GCSE students

More than one in eight students achieved an incredible 8 A*/A grades More than one in five achieved a remarkable 5 A*/A grades A magnificent 50% of all entries were A* to B grades   St Peter’s has again bucked the national trend providing higher numbers of students with the top g
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Congratulations to A Level Students

Dear Parents and Carers of Year 13 students Please pass on our warm congratulations to your child for all the incredibly hard work shown in preparing for the summer exams. We are delighted with the success of the year group which showed a further improvement on last year with 99.2% pa
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St Peter’s School excels again

Students, parents and staff were celebrating at St Peter’s as the A level results emerged for the 300 anxious recipients on Thursday.   St Peter’s has significantly improved its overall pass rate for A level to 99.2% (above the national rate of 98%).   There were some stunni
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Year 11 Football Team Dorset Cup and Bournemouth Cup Winners

The Year 11 Football Team, in their final year, yet again had a memorable year in both the County Cup and Bournemouth Town Cup competitions, continuing their successes of the previous seasons. Having won the County Cup last year they successfully defended the trophy against a strong T
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South Africa Music Project

Last week, the St Peter’s Music Department organised a musical evening in which pupils from the St Peter’s primary through to the upper school performed famous songs relating to Apartheid, by legendary artists. Songs such as ‘Thimlela’ by Hugh Masakela and ‘Lively Up Yourself’ by Bob
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Art and Photography Exhibition

Recently, St Peter’s Southborne hosted their annual Photography Exhibition. The exhibition, entitled “Wrong? – Absurdities & Abstractions,” showcased the work of GCSE and A-level students.   Eye-catching pieces included everything from sculptures, pain
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Year 7 Design Awards

Our Year 7 mathematicians were keen to showcase their rotational and reflective symmetry designs. They created unique ideas for duvets, curtains and rugs in the anticipation that the design team at Ikea (Southampton) may select their design to manufacture and sell.   The response
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Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door trip

Year 8 students made an exciting trip to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door to experience some amazing landforms for a geography assessment and homework (an out of school project to recreate a landform). On Monday 15 June 8T, 8S and 8P enjoyed seeing some brave extreme sport divers climbin
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Celebrating the Women’s World Cup

To celebrate the Women’s 2015 Football World Cup and National Sports Week, the Year 9 and 10 girls took part in a Tri-series Competition. The Blue team finished winners, The Red team came second whilst the White team finished third. The results also contributed to the Sports Day
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