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News

  • R13 House Competitions

    20 May 2019

    Following a busy morning of assessments, the pupils of R13 were given some light relief in the form of a House Quiz and Spelling Bee. Pupils were divided into two teams per House with the aim of qualifying for the finals later in the term. R12 and R14 will compete later this week.…

  • R6 News

    20 May 2019

    In Maths we have been looking at odds and evens. In Forest School, we worked with R7 to look at different flowers. Our Titanic display is well underway and as part of this topic, we looked at mackerel and painted our own fish.…

  • Chess Success!

    20 May 2019

    The South Wales Mega Finals took place on Saturday, 18th May 2019.  Once again the St John’s College pupils shone at this tournament. The following results were obtained: U10 Boys: Robert S, Ayush S and Benjamin J all came joint 1st. U10 Girls: Lara O came 2nd. U11 Girls: Ashika S came 1st.…

  • R6 and R7 at Forest School

    20 May 2019

    R6 and R7 children have been looking for and identifying spring flowers. They spent some time trying to find objects they could use to make a model of a person and kept a list of any litter they found.…

  • R7 News

    20 May 2019

    In R7 we have been working on our practical maths, problem-solving and reasoning skills.…

  • Nursery Weekly News

    18 May 2019

    The Nursery children have had lots of fun this week looking at sea creatures. We used magnifying glasses to look at mackerel fish and a sea bream. The fish had beautiful scales; fins and a tail to swim and little teeth. In our Abacus maths lessons, we have been learning the language of direction.…

  • R5 News

    18 May 2019

    R5 made tadpoles for our wall display. The children’s cutting skills are really improving. R5 have also been learning about symmetry in their mathematics lessons. The children also enjoyed creating their own symmetrical patterns with Lego and paint.…

  • Nursery and Infant Assembly

    18 May 2019

    In assembly this week we have been looking at the rosary. R7 helped to count the beads. Well done to Mary, Huw and Henry for leading our prayers.  The children listened to the stories of the appearances Mary made to the children in Fatima and to Saint Bernadette at Lourdes.…

  • Junior Book Club

    16 May 2019

    Nim’s Island Book Club The nail-biting adventure of Wendy Orr’s plucky heroine and her animal friends, Fred the Iguana and Chica the Sea Lion, enchanted our younger Junior Book Club members. They were swept along as our heroes saved loved ones from danger and protected their idyllic tropical island home from litter, plastic and mass tourism!…

  • R9 Geography Trip to Cilfynydd Discovery Centre

    16 May 2019

    On 10th May R9 had the wonderful opportunity to visit Cilfynydd Discovery Centre. The pupils were taught about the importance of water and they took part in Water Efficiency Scientific experiments, which challenged the pupils to think about their use of water. In the afternoon the pupils took part in a ‘Clean Water For All activity’.…

  • New Play Equipment!

    16 May 2019

    We have some new additions to our play equipment in the Nursery and Infants. In the interests of Health and Safety, the staff had to test it out first!…

  • Nursery News

    13 May 2019

    The nursery children have been learning the letter sound f and exploring facts about jellyfish. We made jellyfish out of recycled plastic, made watermelon jellyfish in cooking and made a huge jellyfish in forest school. The children also had lots of fun climbing trees!…