A leading independent day school for boys & girls age 3-18

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News

  • Junior Children In Need

    19 November 2018

    All the children have had a lovely day raising money for Children in Need. As well as the whole school cake sale and Bake Off, the Juniors held a sponsored star jump during morning break. As you can see from the photograph everyone had a brilliant time! In the Juniors alone we raised £380 from your sponsorship money and your donations for wearing something spotty.…

  • R7 News

    18 November 2018

    In R7 we have been working with money and making different amounts using different coins. In Art lessons we have been making snowflakes to hang up in Forest School.…

  • Infants ‘Good Eggs’!

    18 November 2018

    Congratulations to our ‘Good Eggs ‘ from the Department. They were treated to a tea party with Mr Moody. Da Iawn!…

  • R6 News

    18 November 2018

    In Forest School we worked in groups building a home for a hedgehog. The children had to think about camouflage, the size of their hedgehog and protection from the elements. In Maths we have been learning about months of the year and seasons. The children put the months into the correct order.…

  • R12 Residential Visit to Llangrannog

    13 November 2018

    Last week, fifty R12 pupils departed St John’s for an exhilarating stay at Llangranog Urdd camp. Activities included skiing, tobogganing, quads, zip wire, trampolining, horse riding and the best bit – the disco! They immersed themselves in the Welsh language and got to know one another that much better by developing their teamwork, problem-solving and communication skills.…

  • R6 News

    11 November 2018

    R6 children have been busy measuring lots of different items with paper clips and cubes and recording their findings. We recapped ‘counting on ‘with a board game. Today we made Poppies and prepared for our Remembrance Assembly.…

  • R5 News

    11 November 2018

    The children have greatly enjoyed playing on our new climbing frame. The slide is very popular and the children are testing out their strength on the monkey bars. R5 have celebrated Diwali this week, learning about the festival and painting fireworks pictures.…

  • Nursery News

    11 November 2018

    The nursery children have been learning the letter sound s this week. We have made snakes in the creative alphabet, had fun playing the Silly sock game, listening to Jolly phonics and writing correctly. In Abacus maths we have been working on our opposites, heavy and light. We made light as a feather bottles, heavy Christmas snowmen and learnt how to use a weighing scales.…

  • Juniors celebrating Diwali

    8 November 2018

    On Wednesday 7th November, our Junior children celebrated Diwali, the festival of light. It was lovely to see our pupils celebrating the occasion by wearing traditional dress and kindly handing out sweets to their peers (and teachers!). Mrs Taylor…

  • R5 News

    27 October 2018

    R5 have started their new topic of Traditional Tales and Rhymes. We made spiders to go with Incy Wincy Spider. The children also pretended to be weather forecasters, using weather symbols they had chosen. Visit to the New Theatre All the Nursery and Infant children watched a production of ‘Stick Man ‘.…

  • Nursery and Infant Harvest Festival

    27 October 2018

    The Nursery and Infant children celebrated their Harvest Festival on Friday. Father Brian was able to join us as we talked about sharing God’s gifts. Well done to the R7 and R6 children who did the readings, speaking with loud and clear voices. We sang two harvest hymns and the Nursery sang an autumn song about the colours of the leaves.…

  • R5 News

    27 October 2018

    This week R5 have made quills using their cutting skills and recapping the sound. The children also joined in with telling the story of ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’, using our discovery bottles. We played ‘I spy’ and the children wrote their own ‘What am I ? clues for their favourite animals.…