News

  1. Congratulations!

    Friday 6 March

    We would like to send our congratulations to Miss Edmondson, Mrs Carter and Mrs Gillett. They are all expecting babies later this year and we send them, and their families, our love and best wishes for their new arrivals!

    Mrs Carter is planning to start her maternity leave after the May half term and Mrs Gillett is planning to start her leave period in June. A separate letter will be...

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  2. Fire Safety

    Friday 6 March

    We welcomed Firefighter Kim from Kent Fire Service into school last week (Thursday 27th February). She talked to the children about the importance of having a smoke alarm at home and what they do. She also taught them how to ‘stop, drop and roll’ in the event of a fire.

    The children then watched Francis the Firefly and discovered why they should never play with matches or lighters and...

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  3. Teddy Bears Pancake Picnic

    Friday 6 March

    Our Reception Class children enjoyed Shrove Tuesday last week as they held a ‘pancake picnic’. The children decorated their pancakes with a choice of golden syrup, sugar and lemon—some even added their snack time raisins to their pancake!

    The children then enjoyed eating their pancakes with their favourite teddy bear at their Teddy Bears Pancake Picnic!

    They all really enjoyed...

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  4. SEN and Parent Consultations

    Friday 6 March

    Next week, (Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th March) we will be holding our Parent Consultation sessions where parents will have the opportunity to meet with their child’s class teacher. This is a chance for you to discuss your child’s welfare and progress in the class.

    Ten minute appointments will be available with time slots from 3.10pm. Appointments for a consultation...

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  5. No After School Club

    Friday 6 March

    Please note that our After School Activity Clubs that run from 3pm—4pm will NOT be taking place next week. This is due to the Parent Consultation sessions.

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  6. Safety First

    Friday 6 March

    We have received a letter from Kent County Council regarding the construction work at Howe Barracks. They would like us to remind parents to make sure that children do not play on or around the building site. The work will involve excavations and other work which could be dangerous to children playing around the area. We have been assured that the site will be secured with fencing and warning...

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  7. World Book Day

    Friday 6 March

    Yesterday (Thursday March 5th) was World Book Day.

    We celebrated this event at St John’s with everyone (staff and pupils) dressing up as a book character. We had lots of interesting characters around the school with Nursery being taught by the Cat in the Hat, year 2 being led by Where’s Wally, Squirrel Class being taught by Little Red Riding Hood and even our school office being run by...

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