News

  1. Attendance Award

    Friday 1 July

    On Wednesday this week (29th June) we celebrated those children who have managed to achieve 100% attendance at school since September.

    There are 15 children at St John’s who have not missed a single day of school since this academic year began on 3rd September 2021. An amazing achievement that needed rewarding!

    So, this group of children had an exciting morning out at Wagamamas...

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  2. Gypsy and Traveller Communities

    Friday 1 July

    We all enjoyed a special assembly yesterday as we welcomed visitors into school to talk to us about the Gypsy and Traveller Communities.

    We were joined by the mother and grandmother of Valencia in year 6 and Isobel Whiley (Teacher Adviser for Equality and Inclusion).

    They spoke to the children about the gypsy and traveller community and explained a few ways that people choose...

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  3. Super Squirrels

    Friday 1 July

    Four members of Squirrel Class showed great perseverance, teamwork and ambition last week when they completed a 120 piece jigsaw of the British Isles.

    They were very proud of themselves and their achievement!

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  4. Summer Zone Camp and Make Lunch

    Friday 1 July

    We have been informed of two events taking place during the summer holidays.

    The Make Lunch event will be held at St John’s this summer on 26th and 27th July. This is a free holiday lunch club for families.

    To book your place online go to thecitychurch.org.uk/makelunch

    The children’s summer zone camp will be taking place at the University of Kent in August. This also...

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  5. Butterfly Class enjoy Forest School

    Friday 1 July

    Butterfly Class enjoyed their last Forest School session of the year in glorious sunshine! The children thoroughly enjoyed exploring the new and improved forest school area. 

    They had great fun digging, practising tug of war ready for sports day and sitting around the camp fire enjoying marshmallows and hot chocolate. They also loved using the tarpaulin as a parachute to hide beneath...

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  6. Breakfast at King's School

    Friday 1 July

    Children from Badger Class were invited to have breakfast at King’s School last Friday (24th June). This was arranged as part of our school partnership link with King’s School and we hope that other classes in school will get to enjoy this treat in the new academic year.

    The children (and their teachers) all had a delicious breakfast which set them up for the day ahead. They also had...

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  7. Exploring the Beaney

    Friday 1 July

    On Wednesday (29th June) all of the children from year 5 went to the museum at the Beaney Institute.

    The children have been studying Vikings and Anglo Saxons as their history topic this term and the visit gave them the chance to see real artefacts from this time. They looked at the objects and had the opportunity to work out what they were made from, how they were made and what they...

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