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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A change for the better

Since September our Citizenship group has covered many different topics and tasks. One of our topics we covered was about interfaith including religious tolerance, communities and identities. Whilst learning about the different faiths and cultures we realised that interfaith was takin
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Alumni

We have received news from the following former St Peter’s students – we would like to  send congratulations and best wishes to each and every one of them.   Emily Talbot studied BSc (Hons) Mathematics at University of Reading. Emily achieved a First Class degree and is cur
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Art & Photography visit St Ives

On 13 October, 20 Art and Photography students headed off for a residential weekend in St Ives, Cornwall. It was an action-packed weekend covering a wide range of gallery visits and practical activities. On arrival, first stop was St Michael’s Mount, a chance to get some fresh air and
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County champion, next the Nationals…

Huge congratulations must go to Alan Szczasiuk from Year 9 who was selected to go to Sheffield in October to represent Dorset in the England National County Swimming Team Competition.   Alan won BOTH of his individual competitions – 100m breaststroke and 100m freestyle and was a
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