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Holy Week 2018

Our Holy Week drew to a close today, with a moving and powerful dramatisation of Jesus’ trial and crucifixion. Over the last four days pupils and staff have told the Easter story through drama and...

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St John’s Social Media Guru!

Do you know your Twitter from your Instagram? Your Whatsapp from your Snapchat? If not then you need a session with Hollie, St John’s very own social media guru! Hollie gave a fantastic and informative...

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Our year 11 students have been learning joinery skills. This week they looked at lap joints – this is where the end of a piece of wood is laid over and connected to another piece of...

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Graffiti time….

Year 10 students have been exploring different art styles, making use of the new ‘Clevertouch’ screens to create graffiti. 

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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!

Primary pupils have enjoyed trying out their new mud kitchen, hand built by our very skilled Maintenance Manager Andy. The kitchen allows them to get creative cooking up delicious mud feasts. Mud kitchens allow children...

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Sunshine in our sensory garden

Transition pupils had a wonderful time selecting and then planting plants in our sensory garden. The whole group visited a local garden centre to buy the plants – luckily the garden centre had a lovely...

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BBC News School Report

Our aspiring journalists have written some interesting pieces for this year’s BBC News School Report: Lily, John and Suriya have discussed the importance of keeping fit for young people, and have included some helpful tips...

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Open Day

Are you looking for a school for your child? We are holding an open day for parents on Thursday 4 May. This is an opportunity for you to come and see what St John’s can...

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BBC News School Report

Year 10 pupils will be making news reports for this year’s BBC News School Report. The official live date is 16 March 2017. Look out for news reports from our pupils on the website and...

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Boccia Success

          We were delighted to win the Panathlon Boccia Trophy for the third year running after beating Royal Derby School for the Deaf 3-1 in a tense and thrilling final. Both...

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