28 June 19
With our incredibly diverse school community comes a whole host of opportunities, including the chance to celebrate festivals from around the world! Our brave international students presented an insightful morning talk to the whole school last week to teach us about celebrations in their own countries. We learnt about the magnificent Chinese Dragon Boat Festival…
21 June 19
On Wednesday Senior School pupils took part in a Night at the Musicals: an evening of musical performance inspired by stage and screen. Performances included music from Newsies, Dear Evan Hansen and many more.
20 June 19
Last week the rain held off for the Senior School sports day. Congratulations to Godwin who won the team competition!
20 June 19
This week four St Chris pupils attended the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry at the University of Hertfordshire. Ryuho (Year 8), Louis, Vincent and Alfie (Year 7) all worked together in the brand new pharmaceuticals laboratory in the Department of Clinical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The students took part in The Salters Challenge in the morning and…
6 June 19
The Senior School Knitting Club are busy making tiny bobble hats for the The Big Knit organised by Innocent Smoothies, which raises money for Age UK. Pupils and staff have made nearly 200 in the last six weeks, and our deadline is 28 June if anyone would like to join in. The group started knitting…
6 June 19
Pupils in Year 8 had a great day today meeting new pupils who will join their year group in September. The day was full of fun activities, including a visit from the Animal Man who brought some other new friends…who won’t be joining Year 9 in September!
20 May 19
On Thursday 9 May students from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 in the Senior School performed The Crucible. Arthur Miller’s play depicts a fictionalised version of the events of the Salem witch trials that took place in Massachusetts at the end of the 17th century, although the events in the play are intended as an…
17 May 19
The I Group (Year 7) had amazing weather for the Geography Field trip to Walton-on-the-Naze yesterday. They studied coastal erosion, coastal management and conducted questionnaire surveys, but still had time for an ice cream after all that work!
3 May 19
The St Chris Snowflakes – our robotics team – returned on Monday from the USA having taken part in a top international tech competition. They were one of two teams representing the UK at the First Tech Challenge in Detroit, the world’s largest student robotics competition. 30,000 students competed for the title…
25 April 19
Just before the Easter break, Year 12 drama students performed comedy-thriller The 39 Steps in the School’s Theatre. Over the course of ten weeks with only two hours per week of rehearsals, and while navigating their A-levels, school trips and work, our students put on an outstandingly energetic performance of comedy, that was well received…