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)


  • The Cathedral Choral Foundation is at the heart of the School

    Cathedral Choir Christmas Concert at St David’s Hall

    25 November 2014

    The Cathedral Choir performed a sublime selection of music for Advent and Christmas today to a very large audience at St David’s Hall.  The boy and girl choristers and gentlemen of the choir can be very proud of their exquisite performances of carols such as Silent Night and Away in Manger, as well as music by composers such as Poulenc, […]

  • Double Victory at Cambridge Union Debating Competition

    25 November 2014

    Many congratulations to our two winning teams of Sixth Form Debaters who competed in last night’s Cambridge Union Debating Competition against schools from across South Wales, hosted at Howell’s School, Llandaff. Our two teams of Abhinaba Guha & Matthew Barbato and Dominie Patel & Ross Lisney-Wilson now progress to the prestigious South West Regional Final early […]

  • Diploma standard oboist, Morgan Foley (left), achieves the highest mark in WJEC A Level Further Mathematics - summer 2014

    Highest Mark Achieved in WJEC A Level Further Mathematics

    23 November 2014

    Warm congratulations to recent St John’s College alumnus, Morgan Foley (pictured left performing with our Concert Orchestra), who has been recognised as having achieved the highest number of points for WJEC A Level Further Mathematics from the summer 2014 cohort across England and Wales. Morgan, who is currently studying Natural Sciences at Trinity College, Cambridge, will be invited […]

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

    23 November 2014

    St John’s College is again delighted to be ranked top school in Wales in The Sunday Times ‘Parent Power’ based on combined GCSE and A Level performance:  Parent Power 2014

  • Sixth Formers at The Houses of Parliament

    L6th Speak at Parliament Week, Westminster

    18 November 2014

    On Monday a team of seven L6th students travelled to The Houses of Parliament to deliver a presentation on their idea for an App to address the problem of youth disengagement in politics.  Upon arrival we had a short walk around Westminster Abbey and The Houses of Parliament before commencing the day’s proceedings in The […]

  • Operation Christmas Child

    Operation Christmas Child

    18 November 2014

    We were again overwhelmed by our St John’s College families’ generosity and response to our Operation Christmas Child appeal.  The foyer has been filled with brightly-wrapped boxes of goodies destined to travel the world.  Thank you to everyone involved.  We hope to raise a smile from children less fortunate than us and let them know they are in our thoughts […]

  • The Infant Department say 'thank you' - Children in Need 2014.

    Children in Need 2014

    14 November 2014

    Children in Need was celebrated at St John’s College with our usual enthusiasm.  Many events were organised in the Infant & Junior departments, ‘pennies for pudsey’ being a particular success – Mr Johnson will be spending hours counting the small change in buckets in his office! Our tradition of a first break and lunchtime cake sale saw the Sixth […]

  • Tennis Championships

    National Schools Tennis Finals

    14 November 2014

    St John’s Boys’ Senior Tennis Team played in the National Schools Tennis Finals this afternoon finishing 9th overall. This is an outstanding achievement.  Huge congratulations to Joe W, Callum F, Saif A and Kai B. Mr Tertois.

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    R12 Netball Victory

    10 November 2014

    Congratulations to R12 Netball Squad who played tremendously well against Kings Monkton Yr7 & Yr8 mixed team tonight. The score each quarter was 5-1, 6-1, 7-1: final score – 10-2.  The players’ player of the match was Jasmin S.  Kings Monkton played with enthusiasm and really defended well in the second quarter.  Well done to all […]

  • R12 pupils enjoying rock climbing at Llangrannog

    R12 Educational Visit to Llangrannog

    9 November 2014

    R12 have thoroughly enjoyed an action packed few days at Llangrannog despite the adverse weather conditions. Communication, problem solving, teamwork, Cwricilwm Cymreig and thinking skills were developed and the group displayed excellent standards in behaviour throughout our stay. Some of the activities included skiing, high ropes, tobogganing, orienteering and a disco which they all thoroughly […]