Thank you very much to Father McMahon for providing our Lenten Mass, on Ash Wednesday. Father was very impressed with all the children’s singing voices and how engaged in the mass you all were. Well done St. John’s pupils and good luck with your Lenten promises!
Monday saw a new year in the Chinese Calendar, The Year of the Monkey. Chinese New Year is one of the biggest celebrations in Asia and very popular in Manchester. This traditional festival has been celebrated for more than four thousand years.It came about from ancient celebrations to mark the end of the long winter […]
A huge thank you to the parents, who spent yesterday afternoon, in reception. It was a fantastic opportunity for the children to share their activities and they were clearly very proud, to show off their skills in baking, playing and writing. Well Done, Reception !
St Johns had the pleasure of hosting the Inter-School Maths Quiz for Chorlton! Three teams of children from Oswald Road, Barlow Hall and St John’s took part in the quiz and each team were made up of one pupil from Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. The children competed in fast-as-lightning, fingers-on-the-buzzers rounds against each […]
The Sparklers, yet again put on a fabulous performance at the Moor Allerton Celebration of Dance. It’s a great event where the Independent Schools perform a variety of different dance styles. From Cheerleading to Flamenco and Ballet to Fame, the afternoon at Zion Arts Centre is always a spectacle! Many thanks to Moor Allerton for the […]
To celebrate the end of their ‘Ancient Greece’ topic, Year 5 threw a ‘Greek Day’ last week. Activities included designing Mythical Greek Beasts, making Greek Masks, acting out parts of Greek Gods and Heroes and finishing the day off with a Greek Feast. A massive well done to the children for their efforts in a […]
Year 4 were kindly invited to the Islamic High School for Girls, on High Lane. The children were given a tour of the school, learnt about the 5 Pillars of Islam and even learnt how to write their own names in Arabic. Before the trip, some of the children weren’t sure what to expect, as […]
Congratulations to our 2 lacrosse teams on their recent success in both the Brooklands tournament and the Manchester School Games level 2 competition. The teams were made up of mainly year 4 and their future looks bright! The team lost only one match to the overall winners who were all year 6! Congratulations to all […]
Congratulations to our football team on a wonderful team performance at the Manchester United Premier League competition, this week. The boys, really held their nerve as the final went to penalties! A fabulous save, followed by a confident goal secured the team in winning position. The team will now progress through to the next round. […]
In Year 2 the children thoroughly enjoyed a drama activity where the children followed in the footsteps of Florence Nightingale to Scutari, where she helped injured soldiers. It was long journey by train, boat , train again and then horse & cart! It took a long time! The children really didn’t like the […]
Congratulations to both our swimming squads, for their fabulous efforts in the Central and East swimming gala. The squads worked really well in their individual races and their relays, to secure finishing in first place. This puts us through to the Citywide finals – good luck Team St John’s!
This week, the children in Year 3, had a fantastic trip to the Grosvenor Museum, in Chester. Children became archaeologists before they all got dressed up as roman soilders and marched around Chester to the Amphitheatre. It was a fantastic trip and the children’s behaviour was outstanding. Well Done Year 3! <a
We’re all eating too much sugar and while some children look fine on the oustside, too much sugar can lead to the build up of harmful fat on the inside that we can’t see. Thats why at St Johns we’re raising awareness about the amount of sugar lurking in everyday drinks, we have a brand […]
This week, saw a return of the Chorlton Sing Up. The school choir performed , “The Prayer” and “Somewhere Only We Know”. A big thank you to, Oswald Road, who hosted and all the hard work from the teachers who helped organise the event.
A massive congratulations to the children, for all their outstanding hard work, brilliant behaviour band going the extra mile to reach the Golden Jumper award. A huge thanks to Father McMahon, for dropping in and presenting the children with their golden jumpers, this week.
School has been very quiet, since Year 6 departed and they are really starting to be missed. However, there has been some contact from Robin Wood, including:”Fantastic”, “I never thought i’d do that” and “This is the best trip ever” …..and thats just from the Teachers! From the pictures its clear that everyone is having a […]
The school recently received a letter, from Francis House Children’s Hospice. The Foundation wished to thank, pupils and staff for raising over £700 through their Christmas Toy Appeal. A massive well done to everyone involved.
Hocus Pocus, you’re the focus, as you amaze and astound your friends with some awesome science magic! Pupils get hands-on with science in the most imaginative and stimulating ways possible in our school’s Science Club. Test your science skills out: to make an egg sink or float on command, create invisible ink or make water disappear! […]