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)


  • 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 […]

  • Harvest Festival 2014

    Harvest Festival

    9 November 2014

    On Monday 3 November, Nursery to R13 gathered to celebrate our Harvest Festival.  We were treated to music from the Concert Orchestra, the R14 music ensemble and the Junior Girls’ Choir. All year groups were involved and worked hard to ensure its success – the Infants sang about the farmer scattering his seeds (complete with actions) to ensure […]

  • Senior Maths Challenge

    Senior Maths Challenge

    6 November 2014

    On Thursday 6th November, 62 of our sixth form maths students participated in this year’s SMC. This challenge is run by UKMT; it is difficult and is a real challenge. This involves answering 25 multiple choice questions in 90 minutes. The questions are of graded difficulty and marks are deducted for incorrect answers. Most students […]

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    St John’s Vs. North Cardiff Chess Club

    5 November 2014

    Both St John’s chess teams, Neutrinos and Positrons in division 4, competed in a very difficult chess match on Tuesday 4th November against North Cardiff Chess Club. An amazing performance was given by Callum M-J who drew with a very highly rated adult player! Very good performances were also given by the rest of the team […]

  • Chess Swiss

    Chess Swiss Tournament

    31 October 2014

    The two day, five round, Chess Swiss Tournament running on Thursday and Friday of half-term was a very successful event with 18 participants. The prizes were split into two groups – Over 11 and Under 12 boys and girls.  The results have been submitted to the live rating centre,, where pupils can see their […]