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  1. RSPCA Day

    Friday 15 February

    Yesterday we spent the day thinking about animals and how to care for them as we held our charity day in aid of the RSPCA.

    We were joined on the playground in the morning by Pat the Dog, who collected the children’s donations. We then had a special assembly which encouraged the children to think about the responsibility of owning pets and looking after them.

    We were also...

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  2. Mindfulness at St John's

    Friday 15 February

    Our Nursery children have been enjoying a peaceful start to Wednesday mornings. They have been joined by our Play Therapist, Shirley, and she has been leading them in a calming start to the day with a mindfulness and exercise session, including some yoga!

    Year 1 have also been enjoying some of these sessions and have been working on team building, self esteem, accepting self, managing...

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  3. PE Kit

    Friday 15 February

    Please may we remind all parents and carers that children should have PE kits in school with them at all times.

    School PE kit should include purple t-shirt, shorts or jogging trousers and plimsolls or trainers. All of these items should be named and should be kept in a clearly named PE bag.

    We would particularly ask that plimsolls or trainers are always available for your child...

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  4. Book Day

    Friday 15 February

    Plans for this year’s Book Day at St John’s are well under way.

    We are looking forward to welcoming three authors to school to meet the children and will be holding a bargain book fair on Thursday 7th March as well as taking part in a sponsored read, giving out the £1 book vouchers to the children and doing book related craft activities in the classrooms.

    As usual we will be...

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  5. Forest School Sessions

    Friday 15 February

    You may remember that on the last school census day we offered a free Forest School session to all those children who signed up for school lunch.

    We apologise that this has not already taken place but we have had difficulties timetabling these sessions due to staff absences.

    We have now arranged that these sessions will all take place on Thursday March 21st and your child will...

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  6. Attendance Award

    Friday 15 February

    This year we are offering two special attendance celebration events.

    The first of these will be taking place on March 1st, when all of those children from year 3 to year 6 who have achieved 100% attendance, never been late arriving to school and never had a red card since September will be treated to a visit to Pizza Express!

    Children from Reception, year 1 and year 2 who have...

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  7. Stop Press

    Friday 15 February

    We were very excited yesterday to learn that one of the authors coming to St John’s for Book Day has won a book prize!

    Emer Stamp won the CBBC Lollies Award for her book, The Big, Fat, Totally Bonkers Diary of Pig. This was voted as the best Laugh out Loud book for 6—8 year olds!

    We are very excited about meeting her on March 7th, when children will get the opportunity to buy...

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