1. Best School Library in… Kent!

    Tuesday 27 June

    We have always been very proud of our school library at St John’s but on Wednesday evening last week (21st June) our library was officially recognised as being both the best school library in Canterbury and the best school library in Kent!

    Mrs Garrett, Mr Gold and Mrs Ogle attended the KM Literacy Awards in Sandwich where they were very excited to meet one of the supporters of the...

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  2. Nut Free School

    Tuesday 27 June

    Please may we remind all parents and carers that St John’s is a nut free school. We have six children in school who suffer from nut allergies and therefore, in order to keep them safe there must be no nut products brought into school.

    Please check all items put into lunch boxes for nut allergy advice. Thank you.

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  3. Stand Up to Bullying!

    Tuesday 27 June

    On Wednesday this week we all joined in with Stand up to Bullying day. The children were all reminded to refuse to spread rumours about other people and that we do not tolerate any form of bullying here at St John’s. They also joined in with a fun game in their classrooms.

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  4. Take Your Dog to Work Day!

    Tuesday 27 June

    In order to celebrate national Take Your Dog to Work Day we invited two dogs into school last Thursday!

    Tinkerbell, owned by Miss Pellant and Ronnie, owned by Mrs Hodge were invited to spend the day at St John’s. They were thrilled to accept and spent a fun packed day with the children, joining in with both lessons and play time.

    The children seemed to enjoy the experience too...

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  5. School Uniforms

    Tuesday 20 June

    The ordering deadline for school uniforms to guarantee delivery before the start of the September term is the 7th August.

    Please visit the following link to place your orders:

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  6. Labour Landslide!

    Saturday 17 June

    The children all took part in a ‘mock election’ at the beginning of last week. The main party’s manifestos were presented to the children in assembly and then they all had the chance to vote for their favourite.

    The voting process was carried out in the same way as at the real election and when all the votes were in they were counted and verified. The result from St John’s was added to...

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  7. Minilympics

    Monday 12 June

    On Monday this week (12th June) a team of year 4 children from St John’s took part in a Minilympics competition with other schools from the local area.

    They took part in lots of sporting events including athletics, field testing and strength testing as well as learning cricket skills with players from the Kent team.

    They were also very excited to meet two international athletes...

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