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    Junior Trip to Sherman Theatre

    9 December 2016

    The Junior Department thoroughly enjoyed their school trip this afternoon to watch the Sherman Theatre’s production of ‘The Borrowers’. All the pupils were enthralled by the adventures of Arrietty Clock and her family as they endeavoured to maintain their secret lives. Amongst the many highlights the pupils loved the musically talented cricket in the garden and also the nasty cook being told that her ‘brain was missing’.…

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    Public Speakers Win ESU Churchill Competition

    6 December 2016

    Many congratulations to our Senior public speakers, Alessia (Chairperson), Ben C (Speaker) and Daniel S (Questioner) who were crowned winners of tonight’s ESU Churchill Public Speaking Competition at St Julian’s School, Newport. Ben was also awarded ‘Best Speaker’ and Daniel was awarded ‘Best Questioner’.  Our team now progresses to the March 2017 Welsh Final at Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay.…

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    Sports News

    2 December 2016

    Week Beginning 28th November 2016 Football News St John’s College R11/12 Football team played Fitzalan High on Monday afternoon in what turned out to be an excellent game. The game was played at Leckwith Stadium on 3G. Both teams started brightly with both sides creating some good goal scoring opportunities. Fitzalan took the lead after 15 minutes with a well executed shot from close range.…

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    Sixth Form Art Trip

    2 December 2016

    Sixth Form Art students visited the National Museum of Wales and Martin Tinney gallery to support their studies and portfolios. The students were able to study work from contemporary artists, the permanent collection of work and the Artes Mundi exhibition. Mr Moody…

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    Nursery Christmas Tree

    2 December 2016

    The nursery children went on their annual trip to the Thornhill farm shop to visit the farm animals and buy their Christmas tree. We had a fantastic time! Mr Fowler drove the bus and we all sang Christmas songs. We saw Farmer Phillips and he showed us the animals. We all thought the stable with Baby Jesus looked beautiful.…

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    Daniel S is Praised by The Royal Astronomical Society for Achieving 100% in GCSE Astronomy

    2 December 2016

    GCSE Astronomy Student, Daniel S, has been recognised by The Royal Astronomical Society for his amazing academic achievement at GCSE Astronomy. Congratulations to Daniel for his outstanding performance in the 2016 GCSE Astronomy exam and controlled assessment. From a possible 200 marks Daniel gained all 200 marks! Furthermore he has come in the top 12 students nationally in the Edexcel GCSE Astronomy course.…

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    Cathedral Choir Christmas Concert

    29 November 2016

    The Cathedral Choir and Chamber Orchestra of St John’s College commenced the Christmas season with a superb concert at St David’s Hall today.  A large and appreciative audience was treated to a delightful selection of music for Advent and Christmas culminating in three carols by John Rutter with orchestral accompaniment. Mr J.…

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    Twist of Gold Junior Book Club

    28 November 2016

    Congratulations to team Mostyn for coming out on top in this half term’s closely fought Book Club quiz. Twist of Gold, written by Michael Morpurgo, set against the backdrop of the Irish famine, was very well received by all. Mrs J Cooney Next Junior Book Club The Book Club texts to curl up with by the fireside this festive season are: The One Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith (aimed at older readers) or Christmas Stories by Michael Morpurgo (aimed at younger readers).…

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    Kids’ Lit Quiz

    28 November 2016

    On 22nd November two teams from St John’s College took part in the International Kids’ Lit Quiz to test their knowledge on children’s literature.  The children who took part were: Carys R, Ansha K, Crina C, Ji-Eun K, Lewis W, Chukwaka I, Katie W and Harshita A.  Both teams did very well, winning books for individual rounds.…

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    Top School in Wales in The Sunday Times ‘Parent Power’

    26 November 2016

    St John’s College is delighted to have been ranked top school in Wales in The Sunday Times ‘Parent Power’ again this year based on combined GCSE and A Level performance (No. 57 in the whole of the UK): Parent Power 2016

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    Sports News

    25 November 2016

    Week Beginning 22nd  November 2016 Hockey News The Junior and Senior hockey squad developed their match play preparation last night at Cardiff Met. Ieuan and Tom, Welsh hockey coaches helped our squad members in their positional play.  The fixture will be on: Monday 28th November 2016.  Players will be introduced to the 7-a-side game initially with two games being played at the same time.  …

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    Senior Team Maths Challenge 2016

    24 November 2016

    Congratulations to Doris (U6), Angela (U6), Jack (L6) and Rachel (L6). These four Further Maths pupils competed in this year’s Regional Finals of the Senior Team Maths Challenge at Cardiff University on 24 November, and won the third place. They all worked very hard and did their best. Most of all the event was very enjoyable, though very challenging.…

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