Artist visit in preparation for Southbourne Carnival procession

On Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 November St Peter’s School Art Department were lucky enough to have a visit from the Dorset-based artist Sarah Butterworth. She did a two day sculpture workshop in preparation for the Southbourne Carnival procession on Saturday 14 November.   I felt
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St Peter’s to grow seeds from space!

Students at St Peter’s are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space.   In September, 2kg of rocket seeds were flown to the International Space Station (ISS) on Soyuz 44S where they will spend several month
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The Real Game

Year 8 students at St Peter’s Catholic School spent the morning investigating the world of work by taking on various job roles in the careers simulation exercise “The Real Game”. As well as finding out about qualifications and salaries, students discovered the realities of life
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Year 11 Psychology trip to Monkey World

Early October, Year 11 Psychology students were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit the world-renowned animal sanctuary, Monkey World in Dorset. The purpose of the trip was primarily to deepen our understanding of the topic of ethics.   We learned about the bad trea
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Light My Path

In early October the whole of Year 8 took part in a two day course with the theme of ‘Light My Path.’ Students were excited to participate as they had attended a similar course with the theme of ‘Empty Vessels’ the previous year.   Students explored the idea of lighthouses, and h
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Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2015

Leila Dickinson, Year 12 student at St Peter’s has won her second International Poetry Competition this year. After achieving first place in the Guernsey International Poetry Competition with the poem ‘Bedside Table’ Leila has had further success with her poem ‘
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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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