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)

News

  • R7 Weekly News

    22 March 2020

    R7 and Nursery pupils have been working together. They did circuits in PE, painting and shared reading. Shared reading with Nursery children and using the computers. The children have made lovespoons and received their goody bags for keeping their Lenten Promises.…

  • March Junior Book Club

    22 March 2020

    As part of our celebrations for this year’s World Book Day earlier in the month, Junior pupils took part with their usual energy and enthusiasm in our latest Book Clubs, this time based on the theme of ‘Fear of the Dark’. We were once again absolutely delighted with the high numbers of children eager to take part and the excitement they showed in another Kahoot based computer quiz,  with our younger pupils contesting their knowledge of Jill Tomlinsons ‘The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark’ and the elder Jean DuPrau’s ‘The City of Ember’.…

  • An Utterly ‘Pantastic’ Production

    22 March 2020

    St John’s College Junior School staged the most wonderful performances of ‘Pantastic’ last week. Directed and produced by Mrs Clint, Mrs Criddle and their dedicated team, the Junior children excelled themselves with outstanding performances in not only acting, but the singing and dancing had to be close to the standard of any West End show.…

  • World Book Day

    17 March 2020

    In celebration of World Book Day, R13 were given the task of filling a shoe-box full of items that represented their chosen book. Some popular contemporary favourites were chosen such as Anthony Horowitz, ‘Wonder’ and ‘The Hunger Games’. Here are Valentina G, Alexander H, Lucy C, Isma’il S and Becky B showing off their hard work with their chosen titles.…

  • R6 Weekly News

    16 March 2020

    In Mathematics we have been sorting items into groups and in Science, we recorded rainfall and made a bar chart using the iPad. We made weather wheels to record our daily forecasts.…

  • R5 Weekly News

    14 March 2020

    This week R5 have been learning about the farming year and food production. They have also made boats and investigated how much cargo the boat could carry.…

  • Infants Sponsored Silence

    14 March 2020

    Well done to all the Infant children who completed a 15 minute sponsored silence today in aid of HCPT and Crohn’s and Colitis UK. The children managed to sit still without talking as they watched the clock counting down. There was a huge cheer at the end. Please could we have all sponsor money in by next Friday.…

  • R13 Geography Field Trip to Ryers Down

    14 March 2020

    R13 undertook an environmental impact survey to assess whether Ryers Down was an appropriate location for a wind farm. The pupils braved the wind and collected a range of data from biodiversity in the pond to measuring wind speeds. The pupils will now be writing up their data collection into a report and deciding whether a wind farm should be built.…

  • F1 in Schools – South Wales Winners Collaboration

    11 March 2020

    Team Blackout, our Development Class F1 in Schools National finalists, visited the Professional Class winners, Nemesis Inferno, at Pencoed Comprehensive yesterday. They were invited to test their cars on the team’s track to engage in a collaboration to develop information for their engineering and enterprise portfolios. The cars performed well until a tether line moved position and, just like in real F1, bits of cars ended up all over the sports hall floor!…

  • Netball Report

    7 March 2020

    Congratulations to our R12 & R13 girls who reached the Sports Cardiff netball finals. R12 lost by one goal in the final.…

  • Basketball News

    7 March 2020

    Well done to our Senior basketball players who played fantastically well vs Cardiff High and Cathedral school, just missing out by 1 goal to Cardiff High School.…

  • R7 Weekly News

    7 March 2020

    This week, the R7 pupils have been learning to sew.…