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Food From Around The World Competition

Congratulations to the following students from Year 9D and 9C Food and Nutrition classes for winning ‘ The Food from Around the World Competition’

Dance World Cup Finals

This year Emma Hutchins (Yr8) and Hollie Pugh (Yr11) competed in the Dance World Cup Finals again and were delighted to receive a gold medal in the senior song and dance section.

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge 2019

2019 is the international year of the periodic table, celebrating 150 years since the publication of Dmitri Mendeleev’s ground breaking work. To mark the occasion, Cambridge University set a challenge to Year 12 students to decipher the Chemistry of some unusual elements, including indium which is used to manufacture touch screens for computers and smartphones.

Whole School Careers Fair

An extremely successful Whole School Careers Fair took place in the Sixth Form Centre this term. It attracted almost thirty exhibitors ranging from further and higher education providers, employers and other organisations.

Fergus Nets An England U15 Spot

Churston’s very own Fergus Caskey-Sutton has been selected for the England U15 boys team to play in a prestigious international tournament in Copenhagen this month.


The French exchange was a great success again this year.
A happy cohort of twenty year 9 pupils went to Brittany accompanied by Mrs Reeve, Miss Lisse and Mrs Bright. We travelled in March and spent one week in Quimper, the French penpals joined us in May here in Torbay.


Churston works closely with 17 primary schools to support the KS2 Framework for languages.

Languages Leaders Awards.

Churston Ferrers Grammar School is proud of its strong links with primary schools in the bay: French and Spanish workshops are offered at Churston on a fortnightly basis for children aged eight to ten; sixth formers play a big part in this connection too!

Chemistry Olympiad 2019

Churston students have once again performed well in the Chemistry Olympiad competition. Six students from Year 13 tackled a number of difficult problems, including questions on nerve agent poisons and the neonicotinoid pesticides that are so harmful to bees.

An Enchanted Evening

Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May saw just under 100 students take to the stage and perform a night of dance performances inspired by traditional and modern fairy tales. With pieces from Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and Alice in Wonderland, styles ranged from ballet to contemporary to tap with dancers from year 7 to 12 involved.

Y10 Bronze DofE Expeditions off to a great start!

Over two weekends in May our 90 Bronze DofE participants completed their practice expedition in fine style. The routes they walked took them straight from the school door down through the Dart valley, for a river crossing at Dittisham or Kingswear, before heading to their camp for the evening – many thanks to Stoke Fleming Primary School for the continued support in the loan of their beautiful field.