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Our children are renowned for being independent thinkers who are aware of the world around them."

Annie Thackray

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Discover St. Christopher's School

We are a small co-educational pre-preparatory school for children aged between 2½ to 7 years. Founded in 1938, we occupy a large residential house in Epsom. Our school was established as a charitable trust in 1965 and is administered by a board of eight amazing governors, many of who are parents of our former pupils.

We aim to create a happy and purposeful environment that provides every child with a broad and challenging education within our caring and secure family context. We promote mutual respect and understanding, co-operation and tolerance of others and place a strong emphasis on high standards of manners and good behaviour.

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The latest news at St Christopher's

Harvest Festival

On Friday the whole school walked down to St Martin’s Church in the crisp autumnal sunshine gently guided by staff and parents for our annual Harvest Festival.  This is the first ‘performance’ of the academic year and as usual we marvelled at the confidence and evident enjoyment shown by everyone.

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Magnificent Me!

This term Nursery and Pre Reception are celebrating all the wonderful qualities that make us all different. They have been looking at the different skills, hobbies and interests that make us unique.

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A Quest for the last Dragon’s Egg at Painshill Park

Wow! What a magical adventure our lucky Reception classes had exploring Painshill Park, looking for the last ‘Dragon’s Egg’. We faced and battled a range of challenges in order to find pieces of the map, which we then cleverly put together.

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Hats and Fashion at Chertsey Museum

As an exciting start to our topic ‘Where Did You Get That Hat?’ Year One Visited Chertsey Museum for an interactive workshop on clothing through time. The children tried on child sized clothes from the Stone age through to The Victorian era which were then arranged into a time line.

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‘Real Tennis’ at Hampton Court

In order to enrich our topic on The Tudors we had a wonderful and informative visit to Hampton Court. A fabulous ‘Tudor’ lady called Elizabeth Brown took us on an Upstairs, Downstairs tour looking at the differences between the lives of the rich and poor in Tudor times We were wowed by the beautiful ceiling in the chapel and were amazed to find out that Jane Seymour’s heart was buried at the alter! The second part of our visit took place on the ‘Real’ Tennis Court-Real tennis is the original indoor racquet sport from which the modern game of tennis is descended.

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