The year 6 children had a great day with the students of Loreto High School on Friday. The Loreto students set up and monitored a variety of Maths’ games, quizzes and activities for the children of St. John’s. You can view the photos of the Maths day by clicking on the video below.
Friday saw Miss Robson’s Year 5 class perform their assembly to the children and parents of St. John’s. The assembly focused on the special time of year, Advent, where we prepare for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus. A unique aspect of the assembly was that Miss Robson provided the script and gave the children the creative freedom to direct the assembly […]
Both Year 3 classes had a fantastic time at Chorlton library on Wednesday morning. We met Richard O’ Neil, a famous author who shared some of his story writing techniques with us and also told us a fantastic story. The children and teachers were very entertained.
Thank you to all the parents who were able to attend the Nursery Stay and Play day. The children had a wonderful time! You can view the photos below.
It was with great excitement that we arrived at Wythenshawe Park for the Simply Cycling annual awards. We had been nominated for an award as the group who had made the most progress! Every Friday our group visit Longford Park stadium to have a cycling session. Simply Cycling is an organisation that promotes all ability cycling and […]
Last weekend, St Lawrence’s Gaelic Football club finished off the season with a fabulous celebration at the Irish Centre. Many of our St John’s children were there. Every player was awarded a medal and there were three special awards per age group, Player’s Player, Player of the Year and Most Improved Player. Congratulations to all on […]
Last week, at Philip’s Park, saw St. John’s participate in the City Wide cross country final games, competing with over 230 runners. Well done to the girls team, who put in an outstanding performance finishing 2nd overall. The boys team had many first time cross country runners, who all have a promising future ahead in the sport with […]
Wow! what an experience. This morning, the St. John’s students were treated to a diving lesson by none other than Tom Daley. Tom Daley was opening and promoting his new diving academy in Manchester and who better to deliver a diving lesson to the children than an olympic medalist. View the photos here.
10th November saw the first ever Inter-School Maths Quiz in Chorlton! Two teams of children from St. Johns attended our neighbouring school, Oswald Road, where we competed in a fast-as-lightning, fingers-on-the-buzzers challenging Maths quiz. Against Oswald Road and another Chorlton school, Barlow Hall, the questions came thick and fast. The children not only had to […]
Miss Murray’s Year 4 class produced a wonderful assembly for the school last Friday for Remembrance Day. The assembly was extremely moving as we remembered all those who lost their lives fighting in the Great War. Well done to the year 4 children for learning their lines and producing some fantastic acting.
Last month, Year 5 created and performed some fantastic Slam Poetry. Tackling themes of injustice and inequality, the poems hoped to conquer these themes through love, peace and racial harmony. You can view the videos on this page and you also can watch Miss Robson’s Year 5 Slam Poetry by clicking on this previous post
Our y5 girls took on the defence of our Manchester Champions title today at the Manchester tennis and football centre. The girls all played brilliantly and looked fabulous in our new kits! 2 rounds to play and we will keep going strong
We had a fabulous morning at Levenshulme High School yesterday at the City wide boccia tournament. Our super team of Luke, Dominic and Kacper had so much fun playing other boccia teams from all over the city. Mr Coyle, a boccia champion himself, has been training the key stage 2 children in his Friday lunchtime […]
On Friday, the Year 6 pupils were treated to an inspirational talk about Oscar Romero, which was kindly delivered by Ann Wilson. Oscar Romero was a priest and bishop in El Salvador. His love for his people who were suffering violence and oppression led him to take their side and to denounce their oppressors. And so he was assassinated, […]
Year 2 have been busy bees this week! A drama workshop about World War 1 and now poppies! In English lessons we have been looking at lots of non-fiction texts to find out information about why we wear poppies. Today we followed instructions to make these beautiful, red poppies. Will you be wearing your poppy […]
In celebration of Black History Month, Miss Robson’s Year 5 class displayed their creative side by writing and performing Slam Poetry. The children focused their poetry on themes of peace, harmony and equality. You can view the fantastic performances here.
Year 2 had a great start to the new half term with a visit from the Freshwater Drama company! They did a drama workshop to explore what life was like during the First World War The children found out that life was very different before the war for ordinary people and that life changed for everyone […]
In Year 2 the children had great fun learning about the importance of Black History Month. They found out about different famous black people who set examples to us all in their pursuit for equality, love and harmony. Y2SM loved learning about Stevie Wonder and the many obstacles he overcame to become the superstar that […]