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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GCSE CERTIFICATE EVENING

Our exam results this year are amongst our best ever with 77% of students achieving the equivalent of a C or above in mathematics and English putting us in the top 10% of schools nationally for progress.  All of the headline figures for St Peter’s are well above both national and loca
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“Choices” by the Solomon Theatre Company

Even though it only seems a short time since this cohort was making their GCSE option choices, We are very keen for Year 10 to start thinking about their Post 16 decisions. With this in mind we recently hosted the Solomon Theatre Company who put on their “Choices” performance in the T
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Politics visit the Town Hall

On Friday 17 November, Year 12 politics class took taxis down to the Town Hall to participate in a Youth Parliamentary debate – an event put on by the council in line with Parliament Week (13-19 November). There were over 50 students present at the debate which was chaired by the Mayo
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20 years of Rainbows

On Wednesday 15 November St Peter’s School celebrated 20 years of running the ‘Rainbows’ programme which supports young people who have suffered loss through bereavement, separation or divorce. Sr Michele Totman who was chaplain here began the programme in 1997 and we are the on
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Dorset Coaching Academy success

Sixteen St Peter’s students from Year 8-12 have been accepted onto the Dorset Coaching Academy 2017/18, which means they have been recognised as good coaches/sports leaders and will attend training sessions to advance their coaching.   Congratulations to the following stude
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Terrific time in Tarragona

Seventeen of our Year 10s took part in this year’s Spanish Exchange trip to Tarragona in October, accompanied by MFL Teacher, Miss Culliford. Students were able to immerse themselves in both the Spanish language and culture during their week stay with their Spanish partner and host fa
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Need to talk? New ChatHealth initiative introduced

Children and young people aged 11-19 across the county can now seek confidential advice and support on a range of health and wellbeing issues affecting them at the touch of a button.   It is all thanks to a new text messaging service called ChatHealth, which has been launched by
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Interview with an imam

On Tuesday 7 November Year 10 GCSE Citizenship class interviewed John Abdul Halim who is a community relations officer at Bournemouth Islamic Centre and Central Mosque. The interview was to improve our understanding about interfaith. It was an eye-opening interview that developed our
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