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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.

Churston Boys Complete Ten Tors 35 Mile Challenge

Lucas Tompson and Seth Yardy both in year 10 successfully completed the Ten Tors 35 mile challenge in May. Both Lucas and Seth are part of a voluntary group called Dart Trekkers which train young people to take part in the annual Ten Tors.

Year 12 Physics trip to The Cavendish Laboratory

Seventeen extremely committed Year 12 Physicists got up incredibly early to travel to Cambridge University for a taster day in a joint initiative lead by Churston Ferrers with Torbay Academy and Torquay Girls Grammar.

Churston Student To Represent Great Britain

Tom Nuttal in Year 12 has been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2019 World Age Group Underwater Hockey Championships. This is an amazing opportunity for Tom after more than 18 months of intensive training.

Year 11, completes skydive for charity

Georgia Smerdon in Year 11 completed a skydive this month raising money in aid of the Royal British Legion. Georgia jumped from 15000ft and has currently raised over £650.00.

Easter Careers Newsletter

The Easter edition of our Careers Newsletter is now available online! During the Spring Term, our Year 8 and 11 students have been making important decisions about their future academic and career pathways and our Year 12 students have started to explore their post-18 options.

Erasmus Visit

Churston is pleased to welcome its Erasmus+ project partners form Norway, Portugal and Germany. During the six day conference staff and students are working on a joint two year project based around renewable energy. ‘ Could the lights go off across Europe’ a cooperation to shape a renewable vision for Europe by 2050.

England Under 15 boys Basketball team

Fergus Caskey-Sutton, Year 10, has been selected to play for the England Under 15 boys Basketball team. Fergus will join the squad in an Easter training camp in Manchester and is aiming for tournaments in Paris and Copenhagen later in the year.

Year 12 Photography Exhibition

Our Year 12 Photography students have just finished working on a community funded lottery project with St Mary’s Church in Brixham. Their photography will form part of ‘The Cowtown Exhibition’ at St Mary’s Church on Saturday 23rd March

Churston wins at the MADE project

The MADE project is a Torbay wide project where secondary schools are partnered with a local high tech company. The company, for CFGS this year it is Spirent Communications, who design and manufacture GNSS testing equipment, act as a client and provide feedback on the design and make task undertaken by the students.

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