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  • R15 Rounders

    R15 Rounders V Howell’s

    28 April 2016

    It was a fantastic match for our R15 Rounders team v Howell’s this afternoon. Howell’s took the lead by just 1/2 a rounder. It was a close contest right up until the last hit of the game (8-7 1/2). Excellent “fair Play” displayed by all. Mrs Wood and Mrs Thomas.…

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  • Staff V Sixth Form Football

    Staff V Sixth Form Football Match

    27 April 2016

    Yesterday afternoon, the 6th form football team played St John’s College staff in a friendly football match which was to be the 6th form’s last fixture before their summer examinations. The game was played in a fantastic spirit and all involved played fantastically well. The staff started the brighter and took an early lead, however the 6th formers began to take control of the game with Owen J and George W linking up well and causing problems for the staff’s defence.…

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  • Sheep Pig book Club

    Sheep Pig Junior Book Club

    27 April 2016

    Our book club for this half term was The Sheep Pig. This children’s classic is an enchanting story about a polite little pig that learns how to look after sheep, and his determination to become a ‘Sheep Pig’. Reuben said he ‘absolutely loved the story’. All the children involved tried very hard, with Mostyn as overall winners.…

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  • UKMT

    UK Intermediate Maths Challenge

    27 April 2016

    Congratulations to Suyash A and William W in R14 who were invited to sit the next round of the highly prestigious UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge. William successfully achieved a Certificate of Merit. Suyash did so well that he not only received a Certificate of Distinction, but was in the top 210 of the 1,200 pupils who took part in the Olympiad stage of the competition and received a Bronze medal.…

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  • R13 Rounders

    R13 Rounders Victory V Howell’s

    26 April 2016

    Congratulations to all the girls who played in the rounders fixture against Howell’s. The girls worked superbly as a team despite the weather conditions. St John’s went on to win fourteen rounders to five and a half. Well done to Jasmine who received player of the match. Miss Thomas…

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  • R12 Cricket

    R12 Cricket V Bro Morgannwg

    25 April 2016

    The R12 Cricket team played their opening match of the season this afternoon against a strong Bro Morgannwg side which included several county players and some year 8 pupils. St John’s elected to field first and Bro Morgannwg set a challenging target for the home side to chase. Daniel H deserves a special mention for his outstanding all round performance.…

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    Team Vortex_ at F1 in Schools National Final

    21 April 2016

    Team Vortex_ arrived home on Thursday night after two very tough days of competition at the F1 in Schools Competition at Silverstone race course. The team, Dan, Alif, Richard, Rowan, Idris & Henry, worked incredibly hard to ensure that each part of the competition was prepared for thoroughly. The boys have worked for nearly a year to prepare their team identity, engineering of cars and collection of sponsorship to ensure that they could compete against the other schools in both the regional & national finals.…

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    R14 & R15 Cricket Fixture V Bro Edern

    21 April 2016

    The R14 & R15 Cricket team were in action this afternoon against Bro Edern. After losing the toss, St John’s batted first and set a challenging target of 157 for Bro Edern to chase. St John’s also produced some outstanding bowling and fielding which confirmed a convincing victory for the home side.…

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  • R12 Geography Trip

    R12 Geography Trip to Caswell Bay

    21 April 2016

    R12 undertook a coastal study at Caswell Bay today, where they identified a number of coastal landforms. The pupils were able to use the trip to apply their classroom theory to real coastal landforms. Luckily the weather was on our side and we had a lovely day out.  Mr Turner…

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  • peer pressure

    PC Pope Visits Juniors

    20 April 2016

    R10 – PC Pope: ‘I didn’t think’ First of all, PC Pope helped the children to understand what anti-social behaviour is and the children quickly came up with lots of ideas. The children watched a short clip showing how a young boy experienced peer pressure which caused him to take part in anti-social behaviour.…

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  • F1 in Schools Silverstone

    Team Vortex Reach F1 in Schools Final at Silverstone

    20 April 2016

    Team Vortex have successfully completed a very exciting but hard day at the F1 in Schools National Final at Silverstone in the top 10. The pupils have competed against very tough competition from the whole of the UK. Today they have completed Pit Stop judging, verbal presentations, engineering scrutiny and even won their racing challenge. Well done boys and good luck in tomorrow’s knock outs!…

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  • CWR R14& R15 History Trip

    R14 & R15 Trip to the Churchill War Rooms, London

    19 April 2016

    On 19th April GCSE History pupils from R14 and R15 visited the Churchill War Rooms in London. The visit was part of their study of the role of Winston Churchill as wartime Prime Minister. Wonderful weather in central London also allowed us to take a walk through Horse Guards Parade, along Whitehall past Downing Street and the Cenotaph.…

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