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Year 6 Street Law!

A huge thank you, to the students who came in on Friday to educate our Year 6 children on the law.

The experience brought the legal system to life in a fun and interactive way, by acting out scenarios from familiar stories and settings.

Thankfully, nobody was imposed to serve any custodial sentence or punishment!If any parents or carers would like a re-trial please get in touch.

CAFOD Lampedusa Cross

As part of the on-going celebrations for the Year of Mercy, CAFOD came into school and shared the story of the Lampedusa Cross. A small wooden cross carved from the remains of the Lampedusa Boat which was sea-wrecked into 2013. The Cross is a symbol of hope and helps underpin the values of the Year of Mercy towards one another and especially to the people who are less fortunate at this time of year.


Thumbs Up Friday!!

This morning parents and carers were invited into the classrooms to look at and celebrate the amazing work produced by the children. There was an electric atmosphere  around the school, and the children were buzzing with pride to show off their work!!

Thanks to all the parents and carers who came this morning and of course to the children who put the hard work in, all year around !


Christmas Fair This Sunday

Don’t Forget!!


A huge thank you for all the generosity towards the tombola stand! 



Coffee Morning !

This morning the PTA held host for a festive coffee morning, with a brilliant turnout. There was a fantastic atmosphere, with cakes and treats and a range of clothes and bath/shower products all being snapped up.  Attendees were also treated to a fantastic performance from the Gypsies of Bohemia who played some popular songs with their own acoustic twist!

for more information on the band click here



It’s Beginning to Look at Lot Like Christmas in Craft Club!

Well done to all our craft club members on their latest creations! With the arrival of December comes the arrival of Christmas crafts.


Singapore Maths on the Playground !

Using chalk, the children have been practising their methods and understanding of inverse equations, number lines and times tables  – taken from Singapore maths lessons! Well Done Children!!

Reception Phonics

Phonics Workshop Slides

Parent Voice Questionnaire Results 2016

Parent Voice Questionnaire Results 2016

Year 4 Visit Haunted Ordsall Hall!

Year 4 enjoyed a fun day out visiting Ordsall Hall in Salford, the historic home of the Radclyffe family. Upon arriving, we were transported back in time to the Middle Ages! The local folk were quite bemused by our modern ideas like, ‘The Internet’ and ‘iPads’. They soon whipped us into shape and organised us by class at the dining table! We even had a few people trying on suits of armour!
To our relief, at the end of the day we got transported back to 2016. However, the Middle Ages’ idea of only one bath a year was quite a consolation prize for many children if we had been stuck forever!

Wonderful Workout Week

What a fabulous week we have all had working out and raising money for our St John’s school grounds development project!
Miss Vecchione will spend the weekend adding up the scores to see which class travelled the most laps in their half hour and the winners will be announced in Monday morning assembly. So far, the swimming class lap winner was Miss O’Neill’s class with an outstanding 440 lengths between them – what a team!
We will wait for all the sponsor money to be in by Friday 2nd December and then the PTA will announce the class who have raised the most money! Thank you in advance for all your generosity and for all your support with this weeks activities.
The Sports council had an amazing time at their recent ice-skating trip in Manchester as part of workout week too. They managed to complete a lot of laps with some very interesting skating styles!

This Week in Photos…

As we come to the end of another successful week at St.John’s, let’s look back at some of the action that took place!!

We’ve had a week of swimming, running and even ice skating for workout week, a nursery stay and play afternoon, a spooky trip to Ordsall Hall and even had a go at the manikin challenge !

Sports Council Reward Trip

Great teamwork and friendship were in abundance yesterday at the Cathedral Gardens ice-skating rink! Our sports council, with pupils from Y1 – Y6, showed extraordinary determination whilst tackling the ice rink! All the children were keen to skate without support and they all managed it with help from each other.
Have a look at our photos! Most interesting skating style award goes to our Y5 Sports Councillors – very unique!

School Dinners Winter-Spring Menu 2016/2017

For a full size menu, please click on each picture.*

*On some days meals may be subject to change

Lantern Making Year 4

Year had a great afternoon making lanterns. We have been invited to bring our lanterns down to Beech Road Park on Thursday 24th November. The children will be given LED lights & cane to carry their lanterns.

A huge thanks to We R Adventurers gave up their time to support our lantern making. Thanks guys!

Masks of Mystery and Imagination Winners

The Make It Shop have just announced their winners and runners up in the mask design competition.

Massive congratulations to Lorena, the winner in the under 8s age group, and Evie, the winner in the 8-11s category.

Well done too to Emily who was chosen as a Runner up.

Please pop along to the Make It Shop to see the winning creations before they’re returned to the artists – the photos can’t capture the attention to detail in each design.


Workout Week

This week is…. Work Out Week!

The children have been set a challenge to see which class can be crowned ‘Work Out Champions 2016’ –  Through out the week each class will be taking part in a range of distance based events if it by land, water or even air!!

Have a look at Nursery get us started !


Chorlton MATHletes !

A big well done to the children who participated in the Chorlton School Maths Quiz! They were a credit to St Johns’s in the way in which they showed great team spirit and great sportsmanship towards the other teams from the Chorlton schools. Not only that, but their excellent behaviour was commented on too! Great job working together to solve the problems presented!