The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Diamond Anniversary Celebration Year

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the start of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and the first year that St Peter’s School has run the award. 48 students from Year 10 have been working hard developing their range of skills, volunteering their time to help their community, keeping fi
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Year 10 film gains St Peter’s two defibrillators

With the help of Year 10 Citizenship students, we have recently heard of our success at gaining two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs – expensive but potentially life-saving equipment that can re-start stopped hearts).   Last November St Peter’s was offered the opport
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Year 7 Pilgrimage Trip

Between the 2–4 February, Year 7 went on staggered trips to Portsmouth Cathedral. This was a special occasion, as it is the Year of Mercy – the school thought this would be an amazing experience for us all.   Many of my fellow peers were looking forward to the bus ride more than
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Intermediate Maths Challenge 2016

On the 4th February, a number of students from Year 9, 10 and 11 took part in the Intermediate Maths Challenge. The Maths Challenge is organised by the UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT), a charity that was established in 1996 whose aim is to ‘advance the education of children and young peop
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

    Another stunning production from St Peter’s School!  ‘Joseph’ was bounding with energy, skill and enthusiasm. The audiences were raving about the wonderful performances from everyone involved. It was Total Quality!   Extremely professional – the whole cast seemed to
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Poetry By Heart

For the first time at St Peter’s School, on Wednesday 13 January, six students from Year 10 and 11 took part in the school Poetry By Heart competition.   Nancy Lawford, Alan Philip, James Morrison, Anya Mckenzie, Bronson Carrasco and Isabelle de Oliveira all chose two poems, one
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Bronze Award for staff development

Since the summer of 2014, St Peter’s has been a member of the growing Teachers’ Development Trust (TDT), formerly known as NTEN (the National Teacher Enquiry Network). This is a collaborative partnership of schools and colleges focused on innovation and improvement through highl
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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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