St John's College, Cardiff

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

Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral

A member of The Society of Heads: accredited by the Independent Schools Council (ISC)

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    R14/15 Tennis Vs Whitchurch High

    1 July 2015

    The R14/15 Tennis squad only narrowly lost to a Whitchurch High team in shoot out. Congratulations to all involved. Mr Tertois

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    EPSCA Chess Final

    1 July 2015

    Many congratulations to the St John’s Chess Team who competed in the English Primary Schools Chess Association national final in Birmingham on Wednesday 1 July. A nail biting tournament culminated in a superb overall performance from the St John’s team which achieved 5th position overall, and was just 0.5 points away from being in 4th place and only […]

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    Eilidh represents South Wales in U12 Tennis County Cup

    30 June 2015

    Congratulations to Eilidh (R12) who was selected to represent South Wales in the U12 Tennis County Cup in Malvern last weekend.  Sporting talent clearly runs in the family, as Eilidh follows her brother, Callum (R15), who is also a superb Tennis player.

  • Senior Sports Day 2015

    29 June 2015

    Congratulations to all our Senior School pupils who represented their houses on Monday 29th June at the National Indoor Athletics Centre at Cardiff Metropolitan University.  The overall winners were Mostyn House. Champion Athletes Boys: Callum F Girls: Abigail T, Rachel E, Abena O (girls drew on points) Congratulations also to the following pupils for breaking the […]

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    Greek Myths Junior Book Club

    25 June 2015

    Judging by the turn out to the Greek Myths Book Club, it would appear that 2000-3000 years after they were first told, Greek myths are as popular as ever. All quiz teams were able to demonstrate an outstanding knowledge of Greek mythology. Congratulations to all who took part, especially to team Bute for a winning […]

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    Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Junior Book Club

    25 June 2015

    Book Club members were enthralled by Rick Riordan’s mix of myth and modern in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. In a closely fought contest they displayed not only that they understood the twists and turns in this fast moving plot, but that they had picked up an impressive knowledge of Greek Mythology along the […]

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    L6th History Research Skills Trip (USW)

    24 June 2015

    On Wednesday 24 June, our L6th History students enjoyed a trip to University of South Wales, Pontypridd to take part in a research skills ‘Taster Day’. Classes were led by leading academics in their fields and were specifically tailored to equipping our sixth formers with the skills required to locate and evaluate sources.  These skills will be […]

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    L6th Young Enterprise

    22 June 2015

    During this academic year, our Lower Sixth Young Enterprise companies have been supported by a team of advisers from Admiral Insurance.  Their guidance has been incredibly valuable and we must thank them for their commitment to our students. Admiral very kindly invited the teams to their Headquarters to showcase their achievements this year.  Each company […]

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    R15 Music Trip to BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

    19 June 2015

    On Thursday 18 June, the R15 Music class had the privilege of attending the coveted final round of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World at St David’s Hall.  The boys and girls were captivated by the variety of repertoire and amazing talent on display and will look forward to watching coverage of last night’s competition on BBC4 this […]

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    R14 History Trip to the Somme

    13 June 2015

    On 10th June at 6am a party of 23 R14 GCSE History pupils and 3 staff left St John’s College for our annual pilgrimage to the battlefields of the First World War in France and Belgium. We were accompanied by our experienced guide, Tom Morgan.  As ever there was a packed itinerary and upon arriving […]

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    R9 Llancaiach Fawr History Trip

    10 June 2015

    On June 10th, R9 visited the Tudor House of Llancaiach Fawr. The pupils were able to take a tour of the house, led by a Tudor servant. The children visited each room of the house, learning about their purpose as they passed through. Aryan said he ‘enjoyed seeing how Tudor people lived’ and Kelsie added […]

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    Great Golf Challenge 2015

    10 June 2015

    Congratulations to all promising SJC golf stars who ended their 6 golf sessions with the Great Golf Challenge 2015. Golf Club Winners: Joshua J – Putting challenge & tyre challenge Annalisa A – closest to the flag challenge  Emily J – Most improved player & longest drive challenge Kelly Y – Best swing & through the […]