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News from September 2013

  • Debate Training Day, Swansea Metropolitan University

    16 September 2013

    On Monday, four pupils from R16 and L6th enjoyed an informative Debate Training Day at Swansea Metropolitan University ahead of the Welsh Schools Debating Championships this October.…

  • Nursery Allotment

    11 September 2013

    The new children in the nursery department are really enjoying our new venture – an allotment – near forest school, where we plan to grow vegetables and flowers. We have had lots of fun weeding all the beds and we are going to make a scarecrow to make sure that the cheeky squirrels do not eat our crops!…

  • Junior Book Club News

    6 September 2013

    At the end of last term, Book Club members voted to read ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, as a summer read. J K Rowling obviously had them spellbound during the long summer holiday and the location of this half-term’s Book Club, deep in Forest School, added a further touch of magic to the first meeting of the year.…

  • St John’s College: “Academically hot and going from strength to strength”

    3 September 2013

    Click here to view the full article on the school in Country Life Magazine.…

  • Victories all round in Welsh and UK Tennis Championships

    1 September 2013

    Many congratulations to Joe White (R13) and Callum Findlay (R14) on their successes in Welsh Junior Tennis Championships which took place in Cardiff at the end of the summer holidays. Callum won the U14’s singles and the U14’s doubles (with his partner Tom Thelwall-Jones from North Wales).   Equally impressive were Joe’s victories in the U12’s singles and the U12’s doubles (with his partner James Story from Cardiff).…

  • Middle School Reading Challenge

    1 September 2013

    “In 1940, on average, boys from every background were reading six books a month and girls seven.” (Alex Quigley, NATE) With this striking research in mind, our new R12 pupils and current R13 were set the challenge of reading at least three books over the eight-week summer holiday, to try and match boys’ and girls’ reading habits of the 1940s.…