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Sports News

  • Judo success!

    18 June 2018

    Many congratulations to Iwan M from R7. Last week, after much hard work, he was awarded his purple belt in Judo. We look forward to one day seeing you at the Olympics!…

  • Show Jumping and Dressage Success for Elys!

    24 May 2018

    Many congratulations to Elys M in R14 who competed at the Festival of the Horse BRC Championships on Friday 18th May. In the ‘Combined Training’ (dressage & show jumping) competition she achieved: Team Event – 2nd of out 24 Individual in Arena – 12th out of 50 Individual Combined Score– 70th out of 150 This result is even more remarkable given that there were some outstanding competitors in 24 teams from across the UK.…

  • R12 & R13 Hockey News

    13 February 2018

    Congratulations to our R12&13 Hockey squad who played tremendously well on Monday night vs Bishop of Llandaff High School, Cardiff. Our players won three of their matches 1-0, 3-0, 1-0 and drew one 1-1.  The pupils were very tactical and skilful in their support play.  Well done to Pablo and Harry who were both voted players’ player of the match by our opponents The Squad: Luisa, Ben, Isel, Harshita, Elizabeth, Tomos, Harry, Pablo, Ananya, Poppy, Nadia and Zahara…

  • Thomas T at the Investec International Rugby Academy

    15 December 2017

    Tom had another busy day at the Investec International Rugby Academy in South Africa. Working with Andre Pretorius and Michael Horak on attacking play and changing the attack to the speed of a defensive line. He is training hard on the pitch and learning some Afrikaans along the way.…

  • Welsh Schools Trampolining Competition

    1 December 2017

    Many congratulations to Ella E who competed for St John’s College on 26th November in the U14 Elite level at the Welsh Schools Trampolining Competition. She was very pleased to win the Silver trophy. Ella will now go on to represent the school at the Zonal competition in the North of England in January.…

  • R13/14 Netball v Bro Edern

    30 November 2017

    Congratulations to R13/14 pupils who played an outstanding 40 mins of Netball on Tuesday v Bro Edern.  The team demonstrated true grit throughout the match to withstand the opposition’s fresh cycle of players; we had no substitutes! An excellent win 18-4 to SJC. Congratulations to Estee C who received player of the match (POM).…

  • Congratulations to our U11 Chess Team!

    30 November 2017

    Read all about the amazing exploits of our U11 Chess players via the Welsh Chess Union website. A full report will feature in our forthcoming newsletter. St John’s dethrone The Dell at Cardiff Stadium

  • Weekly Sports Report – 13th November 2017

    17 November 2017

    Tennis Congratulations to the St John’s college tennis team who played in the senior schools team tennis competition.  St John’s were drawn against St Cyres, Stanwell and Caerleon comprehensive.  The mixed, girls and boys teams all played extremely well.  Congratulations to Kasim A who played such a tight match versus Caerleon, the psychology of both players was fascinating to watch.  …

  • Lee Bromley Golf Academy of Excellence Launch Event

    10 November 2017

    Golf Launch This week we launched the SJC Lee Bromley Golf Academy. Pupils tried out a range of SNAG (Starting New At Golf) golf equipment and expressed their interest.   Our vision is now to establish our golf academy in partnership with Began Road Golf Centre and St Mellons Golf Club.   Lee will next be delivering further taster sessions in lessons and on Friday, 17th and 24th November from 4.00pm – 4.45pm.  …

  • The launch of our new Golf Academy!

    6 November 2017

  • Welsh Chess Championships

    21 October 2017

    Many congratulations to our Senior Chess team who came joint 1st with Howell’s School at today’s event. In the Junior congress: Premier section Ben finished 2nd and Krishna finished 3rd.There was also good performance from Krithik who just missed out on the top 3. In the major section Rishi finished 1st.…

  • Hiya R at the European Chess Championships – September 2017

    10 October 2017

    Many congratulations to our young Chess superstar, Hiya R on taking part in the European Youth Chess Championships in Romania this September. You can read all about Hiya’s experiences in her diary.…

  • Iwan C wins Silver at Welsh Schools Ski Championship

    9 October 2017

    Many congratulations to Iwan C who came second in the U14 unregistered category representing St John’s College!  Overall time of 26.32 seconds over two runs (13.28 first run, 13.04 second run). What a wonderful achievement!…

  • R15 Football V Kings Monkton

    1 October 2015

    The R15 Football squad had their third match of the season today against Kings Monkton. All involved played fantastically well. The game finished 2-1 to Kings Monkton. Congratulations to Marco A who scored an outstanding header for St John’s. Mr Tertois…

  • R14/15 Football V Fitzalan & Bro Edern

    23 September 2015

    On Wednesday 23 September, the R14 football team played Fitzalan in an exciting encounter. Unfortunately St John’s lost the game but there were some fantastic performances from all involved. The man of the match award went to Brandon M and Lloyd F pictured scored a great goal for St John’s. Meanwhile, the following afternoon our R14/15 Football team were in action against Bro Edern.…

  • Yousuf Races to Victory

    21 September 2015

    Congratulations to Yousuf Ashraf (R16) who tried a new discipline of Karting – Club 100 – for the first time at his home track this weekend. Club 100 is a national series in Karting and during the Welsh round, Yousuf set the fastest lap of the race by 1.1 seconds and clinched the victory.…

  • R16 Netball Match

    18 September 2015

    The R16’s played St Illtyd’s on Friday afternoon. The whole squad played with determination against strong opposition. Well done to both teams who demonstrated skilful play. Mrs Wood…

  • R12/R13 Tennis

    13 May 2015

    The R12/R13 Girls Tennis Team played Bassaleg School this afternoon in a thrilling fixture. There was some fantastic tennis on display throughout. Unfortunately the girls lost the match but not through lack of effort and determination. Well done to all involved. Mr Tertois…

  • Joe S (R14) Rowing Victory in Ball Cup Regatta

    12 May 2015

    On 10th May, Joe S (R14) represented Cardiff and Vale Schools Rowing Academy (CVSRA) in the Ball Cup Regatta at Eton Dorney. Joe’s quad raced against eight other teams from across the UK. Joe’s quad won and beat Monkton Combe who were said to be the best quad in Britain for the age group.  …

  • R13/R14 Football Team Wins 5-0

    29 April 2015

    R13/R14 Boys’ Football team produced an emphatic performance against Kings Monkton today, winning 5-0. Goals scored by Lloyd F, Marco A, Alex Constantine, Brandon M and Ioan BP. Congratulations to all involved. Mr Tertois…

  • Early Morning Table Tennis

    24 March 2015

    Pupils participated in their first ever early morning Table Tennis Club on Tuesday. The club is being run by myself and Mr Simon Oyler who is currently working as the Welsh international Table Tennis coach. This club will continue after the Easter holidays and we hope to build on the success of the first session.…

  • Welsh Primary Schools Table Tennis Tournament

    11 March 2015

    Pupils’ hard work in training in the past couple of months led to the A-squad achieving third place in the recent Welsh Primary Schools Table Tennis Tournament. This is an impressive achievement, particularly given that a total of 37 teams took part in the tournament.  The pupils can be very proud of their performances.…

  • Callum F Triumphs with South Wales U18 County Tennis Team

    9 March 2015

    Many congratulations to Callum F (R15) who was selected, again this year, to represent South Wales in the Under 18 County Tennis Team. The team played over the St David’s Day weekend and won their group against Lancashire, Oxfordshire and Suffolk which leads South Wales gets promoted for next year.…

  • R12 County Netball Tournament

    5 March 2015

    On Thursday 5 March, the R12 Netball Team took part in a County Netball Tournament at Cardiff University.  This tournament was an excellent experience for the R12 girls who were drawn a very difficult pool of matches.  The girls played well in the first half of all of their games against very tough opposition.  …

  • R13 Cardiff & the Vale County Netball Tournament

    25 February 2015

    On Wednesday 25th February, the R13 Netball Team took part in the prestigious Cardiff & the Vale County Netball Tournament. Match Reports by captains Niamh and Sameera: Cowbridge were offered very strong opposition which really challenged all of our players. Defensively they worked incredibly well. Our team worked very well together too and Niamh F was voted player of the match, while Olivia M scored a goal.…

  • R10 & R11 Mixed Football Tournament

    9 February 2015

    St John’s R10 and R11 mixed football squad participated in an 8-a-side football tournament this afternoon. All involved showed fantastic levels of enthusiasm and commitment and there was some fantastic football on display. Congratulations to all involved. Mr Tertois.…

  • Netball Success

    4 February 2015

    Congratulations to R13 & R14 who won their Netball match V Kings Monkton on Tuesday.  Well done to both Sameera and Niamh who were voted players’ players of the match. The mixed squad also had a tough match V Bro Edern on Wednesday evening.  The girls played very well in all 4 quarters, but especially in the 2nd quarter, leading to a 3-3 draw.  …

  • R14 Football Match

    21 January 2015

    St John’s R14 Football Team were involved in a thrilling football match this afternoon against St Teilo’s High School. Both teams played some fantastic attacking football with Marco A. finishing off the best move of the game with a superbly executed finish. Final score St John’s 1 – St Teillo’s 4.…

  • Senior Inter-School Netball Shooting Challenge

    20 January 2015

    Congratulations to all the Senior girls who achieved a Gold Certificate in the Inter-School Netball Shooting Challenge. Mrs Wood.…

  • January Fitness Challenge

    20 January 2015

    Congratulations to all pupils who have been actively involved in the January Fitness Challenge every lunchtime. Keep up the good work. P.E. Department.…

  • R10/R11 Table Tennis Squad prepare for South Wales League match

    20 January 2015

    The St John’s College Junior Table Tennis Squad are working hard in preparation for their forthcoming South Wales League match and Primary Tournament.  They train on Monday and Thursday lunch times each week in the sports hall.  All abilities are welcome to have a go against the robot or participate in match play and tournaments.…

  • R16 Football Victory

    16 January 2015

    The R16 Football team gave an outstanding performance this afternoon as they beat St Clare’s Porthcawl 2-1. Shane L scored a fantastic free kick and James W scored an outstanding individual goal to clinch the win with the last kick of the game. Congratulations to all involved! Mr Tertois.…

  • Four R11 Pupils Selected for City of Cardiff Swimming Trials

    15 January 2015

    Congratulations to the following pupils in R11 who have been selected to attend the City of Cardiff Swimming Trials on Monday night: Eleri R, Ella E, Armav G, Christina L. Mrs Wood.…

  • Junior Netball Challenge

    15 January 2015

    Well done to all the Junior pupils who achieved a Gold certificate in the Junior Netball Challenge. Mrs Wood.…

  • R12 Netball Victory

    10 November 2014

    Congratulations to R12 Netball Squad who played tremendously well against Kings Monkton Yr7 & Yr8 mixed team tonight. The score each quarter was 5-1, 6-1, 7-1: final score – 10-2.  The players’ player of the match was Jasmin S.  Kings Monkton played with enthusiasm and really defended well in the second quarter.  …

  • R13 Football Victory

    17 October 2014

    R13 Boys’ Football Team played some outstanding football on Tuesday evening, beating St Illtyd’s 8-1. Many congratulations to the boys on their excellent team spirit.  Man of the Match was Aidan B.…

  • Tennis Team Reaches South West Regional Finals

    10 October 2014

    Many congratulations to the St John’s College Senior Boys’ Tennis Team which has reached the last 16 of the South West Regional Finals. Earlier this term they won the Welsh section of the competition and are now competing with teams across the South West of England. Yesterday, they travelled to Gloucester and beat St Peter’s Roman Catholic School.…

  • R16 Netball Victory

    3 October 2014

    R16 Netball Squad played St Illtyd’s on Friday 3rd October and they won 8 goals to 2. Congratulations to Jess H who captained the team to victory and Aimee R who was nominated players’ player of the match by the opposing team. Well done to all squad members. GK – Tanyia C, GD -Nila J, WD – Olivia D, C – Jess H, WA – Gabby O, GA – Aimee R & GS – Andrea M.…

  • Senior Sports Day

    4 July 2014

    Many congratulations to all students and staff involved in Friday’s Sports Day.  It was a thoroughly enjoyable day with some superb performances. Winning House Captains – St David’s: Luca A and Sophie H. Points Mostyn 15.8 DLS 15.9 Bute 17.1…

  • Rugby Success for Ellis S

    11 June 2014

    Ellis S (R15) has had a very successful year of rugby having been selected into the Cardiff Schools squad to compete in the Dewar Shield. Cardiff, the largest region in Wales, is the only District to field two teams in the competition and Ellis played throughout the season for the first team.…

  • Junior Multi-Sports Tournament

    22 May 2014

    Despite the unpredictable weather, the Juniors enjoyed a whole morning of the annual Junior Multi-Sports Tournament before the wet weather brought proceedings to a close.  Congratulations to all participants on their excellent attitudes during the day and excellent sportsmanship.…

  • Sport Relief Fundraising

    26 March 2014

    Multi-sports activities will be held in the School Hall during first break and lunchtime, with a 50p donation for each activity.  Raffle tickets will also be on sale from Monday 24 March at 20p each.  Thank you for your support of this worthy charitable cause. Mrs Brown.…

  • Junior Swimming Gala

    20 February 2014

    The Junior pupils enjoyed a fantastic morning of swimming competitions on Thursday. Every pupil competed with enthusiasm and team spirit which was rewarded with a paricipation medal. Thank you to all parents for their support at the poolside and also all Junior and PE staff for their help during the event.…

  • Sixth Form Boys’ Football Team beat Howell’s 3-1

    19 February 2014

  • Sports Tour to Malaga

    9 February 2014

    Please click on the link below for a full account of the Senior Sports Tour to Malaga (5 – 9 February): SJC_SPORTS_TOUR__14 Miss Goulden.…

  • Success at AEGON LTA Tennis Tournament, Bath University

    14 November 2013

    Joe W (R13), Callum F (R14), Kai B (R15) and Owen J (R16) started this tennis competition in April and had played at least 7 matches just to get to this tournament. We were already Welsh Champions and therefore had done extremely well to get to this stage. We left school at 7.15am to get the Bath in time for our semi-final encounter with QEH Bristol at 9.30am.…

  • Charles W is selected for Cardiff City Academy Development Team

    5 October 2013

    Congratulations to Charles (R12) who is one of only 20 boys selected for the squad out of the more than 200 who trialled from across South Wales. Charles will have a busy training schedule each week at the House of Sport next to the Cardiff City Stadium and at the Academy in Treforest and play regular matches. …

  • St John’s College: “Academically hot and going from strength to strength”

    3 September 2013

    Click here to view the full article on the school in Country Life Magazine.…