A note from the Head of Sixth Form

The new academic year has well and truly begun; Fresh challenges, new A Levels and exciting opportunities are in full flow and our new Year 12 students have settled in brilliantly.   We welcomed over 160 new Sixth Form students through the doors in September, 40 of whom join us f
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Primary Admissions reminder

Please note the closing date to apply for your child to start Reception in September 2018 is 15 January 2018. See here for further information on how to apply for a place at St Peter’s.   15 January 2018 is also the closing date for Catherine Buchanan, our Admissions Office
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Tunnelling

Early December Chris Moxham, a past student, and Andrew Walker visited St Peter’s to promote National Tunnelling Day. The aim was to promote engineering to the next generation of problem solvers. Chris is involved with Crossrail in London – Europe’s largest construction project,
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Bar Mock Trial

Saturday 18 November, a group of St Peter’s students represented the school in the Regional Heat of the Bar Mock Trial Competition, organised by the Citizenship Foundation. In a Bar Mock Trial, school teams of young people aged 15-18 take on various courtroom roles and try to win thei
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Table Tennis Monday

Monday at St Peter’s is Table Tennis day, with clubs at lunchtime and after school (3.30-4.50pm).   The club, run by PE Teacher Mrs Kilkenny-Browne, attracts a mixture of ages with more than 20 students regularly attending. Each club is open to Yr 7-13 students. Go and give
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Primary News

The Autumn Term has been packed full with exciting experiences and enriching learning opportunities in the Primary Phase. Our new Reception children have settled into school life wonderfully and have blossomed in confidence. As part of their ‘Fantastic Food’ topic, the children made t
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Year 9 – getting entrepreneurial!

St Peter’s Year 9 students have been taking part in the Citizenship £5 challenge. They have been beavering away, trying to raise as much for charity as possible. Working with a starter £5 the group that raises the most will receive a £50 boost. All profits made by the students will go
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Safe drive, stay alive

Blood, hysteria, confusion, distress, debris – only a few of the things one witnesses when a car is overturned in front of your very eyes. St Peter’s Sixth form students learnt the consequences of dangerous driving during a car safety talk in November. The talk was led by local
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International food builds integration

As part of our Citizenship GCSE, we felt more cultured, cosmopolitan and adventurous recently after trying some international foods. One of the foods we tried was the McCain ‘fries to go’ which were not up to our standards and we weren’t willing to try again! As a result we decided to
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RUN Mel RUN

St Peter’s Food Technology Teacher, Mel Spendley, has been fortunate enough to be given a golden bond place to run in the London marathon in April 2018. Mel will be running for Macmillan Caring Locally in memory of our colleague and good friend to many – Mrs Claire Wallace. &nbs
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