Reaching the Unreached letter of thanks

We have received a wonderful letter of thanks, for all the fantastic support that our students and staff give via their donations, for the vital work that Brother Lionel does at Reaching the Unreached (RTU) in South India for destitute and orphaned children and the very poorest famili
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Getting used to deep waters

On Thursday, Commonwealth gold medallist Peter Waterfield paid a visit to St Peter’s Southbourne site. Peter was here primarily to mentor the Level 3 Sports Leaders Sky Living for Sport Project Disability in Sport. The Level 3 Sports Leaders have been working with students from Linwoo
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Rotary Chef Competition

In January Year 11 student Rebecca McCarthy represented St Peter’s at the Rotary Chef Competition. She designed and made a healthy two course menu and had two hours to complete her dishes before judging. Rebecca’s menu consisted of Chicken and bacon pie with root vegetable stack
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Parent Governor Election

Thank you to everyone who took part in our election for two new Parent Governors. Four parents applied and the votes were counted on Thursday 22 January 2015. The Governing Body of St Peter’s Catholic Comprehensive School welcomes David Allen and Melita Jeffries to serve as Parent Gov
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St Peter’s invited to meet the State Secretary for Education

As St Peter’s Catholic School is amongst the top 100 ‘most improved’ schools in the country, we were given the opportunity to send two members of staff to a formal reception held by Nicky Morgan MP, the State Secretary for Education and Minister for Women and Equalities. Mr Ridley (Ge
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Former St Peter’s pupil voted world’s best netballer

When netball experts talk about the best defenders in International netball Geva Mentor’s name is always mentioned. The England international and former St Peter’s School pupil has played a significant role in building the English teams capacity to match it with world leaders in Austr
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St Peter’s is a championship school!

St Peter’s Sixth has received an award from the National programme – the National Citizenship Scheme. We are champions of the programme having placed more students on it than any other school in the area over the last year. On receiving the plaque, Mrs Middleton said she was delighted
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St Peter’s ‘good cause’

Waitrose in Christchurch are now featuring our Sixth Form trip to South Africa as a ‘good cause’ during January. Conor Dunne (St Peter’s Head Boy) who works there put in the hard work to secure this brilliant opportunity, thank you Conor. So this January, please put
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Southampton University visit

At the end of last term Year 12 extended project qualification (EPQ) students visited Southampton University to spend the day researching for their EPQ projects. The topics they are researching range from aircraft design to the effects on the brain of computer games to hooliganism in
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Lego Challenge day with Bournemouth University

A group of 24 year 10 pupils had a day in Technology programming robots to solve some modern world problems based around: Defence engineering, Veterinary Medicine, Applied Mathematics (logistics) Formula 1 Technology, Toxicology, Computer Generated Imaginary. The pupils had to design
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