World Book Day Quiz

World Book Day Quiz A quiz was held at lunchtime on both sites to celebrate World Book Day. Both events were very well supported with much enthusiasm and enjoyed by all! At Iford there were 12 teams with 40 students being challenged on their knowledge of books! Joint Winners for Year
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Maths Challenge

Recently, 30 pupils from Years 9, 10 and 11 took part in the Intermediate Maths Challenge. The Maths Challenge is organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) and is taken by the top mathematicians from every school from all over the country. The challenge involves answeri
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Winners of Rock Challenge Bournemouth

Congratulations to forty-five of our talented St Peter’s students, covering all year groups from Year 7 through to Year 13, for winning the ‘Be Your Best’ Rock Challenge at Bournemouth Pavilion. This was St Peter’s 15th year of entering the competition, 14 of those led by Ms Malcher.
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CAFOD training – making a difference

Six of our Year 13 students recently returned to Farnborough Hill School to take part in their third CAFOD training session. CAFOD have said that, “The aim of our programme is for young people to gain transferable leadership skills whilst learning about and being inspired by CAFOD”. O
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Year 9 Geography trip to Weymouth

Monday 9th through to Wednesday 11th of February, Year 9 geography classes were driven by coach to Weymouth in order to learn about the importance and effects of tourism on the local area; the trip included a visit to Portland and Chesil beach – one of three major shingle structures i
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Year 11 History trip to Germany

During half term Year 11 History took a trip to Germany.   The trip was both educational and a fantastic, enjoyable and fun experience. Our tour guide was helpful, enthusiastic and we thoroughly enjoyed his company. The teachers on the trip helped answer questions we had but they
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Philosophical walk through history

On Monday 9 February, eight Year 12 students went to Lytchett Minster School for a Philosophy and Ethics Student Conference, to broaden their knowledge and recap topics in readiness for their summer exam. The day started with a ‘Philosophical Walk through History’ covering topics such
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Year 7 Pilgrimage to Portsmouth Cathedral

Year 7 students went on a pilgrimage to Portsmouth Cathedral, on Thursday 29 January and Tuesday 3 February. On arrival, groups toured the cathedral. The students enjoyed walking around and looking at the statues and chapels in the cathedral. They got to look around all the aspects of
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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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