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

Annie Thackray
Headteacher

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Discover St. Christopher's School and Nursery

We are a small co-educational pre-preparatory school and nursery for children aged between 2¾ 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 nine 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.

Finalist for ISA Awards 2020                          Shortlisted for Independent Pre-Prep School of the Year 2020

 

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The latest news at St Christopher's

Remembrance Day 2020

At a time when so many activities have been cancelled due to the pandemic it was a joy to be able to take part in our traditional Remembrance Day albeit separated for safety 2m apart outside in our Pods. Year 2 sang the beautiful song ‘In Flanders Fields’ with lyrics taken from the poem of the same name written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae during the First World War.

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A Busy Week

This week Nursery have made the most of the sunshine. The children loved their Forest School challenges and made some impressive homes for mini beasts from natural materials that they gathered.

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A Sensational Superhero Day

To end a half term topic all about superheroes what better way than to have a Superhero Day. Reception Classes were actual superheroes as they arrived with donations of food for Epsom & Ewell Foodbank.

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Inspired by Turner

Inspired by the wonderful  British painter Turner, Year 1 studied his sea scapes looking for his characteristic hallmarks of Power, Energy and Feeling. The children translated these into their own impressionist  pieces blending inks into cotton fabric with amazing effect.

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Honours

Every year we celebrate the significant talents of our Year 2 who, as top of the school, are ready for responsibilities. Our wonderful pupils cheered and applauded their peers and celebrated the success of everyone as we admired the extensive variety of honours including House Captains, Librarians and Lunch Monitors.

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