Recorder ConcertFriday 26 MayRead more →
Congratulations go to our year 3 recorder group who performed in a concert at Simon Langton Boys School on Monday evening.
The eight pupils from St John’s joined in with music groups from other schools in the area and were accompanied by an orchestra for a concert celebrating the Coronation of Charles III. They played several pieces of music, including Zadok the Priest, which was a...
BikeabilityFriday 26 MayRead more →
Our year 6 pupils have been enjoying taking part in Bikeability training this week.
They have been using controlled cycling to manoeuvre around obstacles on the playground as well as learning how to maintain their bike, cycle in a smooth manner, pedal without being wobbly or out of control and to be aware of their surroundings.
They have been following the Bikeability level 1...
Year 2 TripFriday 26 MayRead more →
Children from year 2 enjoyed a photography trip around Canterbury City centre yesterday morning. They went to the cathedral, the Marlowe Theatre, and Westgate Towers.
They took photographs of the historic buildings and the plants and wildlife that they saw. "It was fun and exciting!" said Reggie, whilst Isabella said her favourite place was the Cathedral gate.
The children all...
School PhotosFriday 26 MayRead more →
We will be welcoming the school photographer to St John’s on Thursday 8th June to take photos of children in their class groups.
This year the photography company, Stanley Baker, are offering parents the chance to pre-register to view their class group photographs when they are available online. All parents who pre-register will get full details of the photographs emailed to them....
ParkingFriday 26 MayRead more →
We have been made aware of some ongoing issues around parking in the vicinity of school at drop off and pick up times.
Please may we remind parents to park considerately and to avoid restricted parking areas, including double yellow lines and residents’ car parks.
Where possible, we encourage as many families as possible to walk, scoot or cycle to school, especially as the...
Drumming WorkshopFriday 19 MayRead more →
We started this week with a very exciting day as we welcomed Kevin into school on Monday to lead drumming workshops for all the children and the staff!
He spent time with each class teaching children how to correctly get notes out of the drum and showing them how to play patterns and rhythms on them.
He also brought along his guitar and children in Key Stage 1 enjoyed some time...
Recorder Club in ConcertFriday 19 MayRead more →
Our recorder club has been chosen to perform at a special Coronation Concert on Monday 22nd May! The nine pupils from year 3 have been practising during their lunchtime and at home to play Circle of Life and Zadok the Priest on recorder. They will perform at Simon Langton Boys' School with other local schools accompanied by a live orchestra.
We wish them the best of luck ...
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