Sports Week 2016

Sports Week 2016

What a fantastic week, a huge thank you to all involved! There were so many amazing activities it’s been a real challenge to keep up! Take a look at some of the action, Keep your eyes peeled next week, for some more amazing photos and videos !  

St John's Art Club Show Stoppers !

St John’s Art Club Show Stoppers !

St John’s artists stole the show at this year’s Childrens’ Art Competition hosted by Arison Gallery on Wilbraham Road, Chorlton.   This annual competition, running alongside Chorlton Arts Festival, is open to all Chorlton children.   Twenty three of our children were selected as finalists to have their work shown in the gallery and particular […]

Spanish Exchange 2016

Spanish Exchange 2016

Last week we welcomed the children of Humberto Juanes for the 11th time. The children spent the week with Year 6 host families and visited Manchester attractions such as Old Trafford, The Lowry and Central Library. A huge thank you to all those involved from Host Parents to all the teachers involved, the whole trip […]

Francis House Easter Appeal

Francis House Easter Appeal

A big thank you to everyone who helped support the ‘Easter Chick Appeal’ and raised over a fantastic £440 through the sale of knitted chicks. The total amount of 19,624 chicks were sold, raising a grand total of £27,000, a terrific result, a huge thank you to everyone once again. !

Twickenham Aviva Premiership Final for Year 4

Twickenham Aviva Premiership Final for Year 4

Year 4 had a fantastic afternoon playing tag rugby at Twickenham on Saturday 28th May. Yet again St John’s were selected to represent Sale Sharks playing against other clubs in half time games. St John’s Y4 represented us brilliantly showing great skill and sporting behaviour and also enjoyed watching some of the exciting final! Miss Murray commented, […]

St John's Awarded Gold Again!

St John’s Awarded Gold Again!

In the last term St John’s have been awarded the 2 highest accolades in the world of PE and Sport. We are the only primary school in the country to have been twice awarded the prestigious Quality Mark with Distinction from the Association for PE for our commitment to PE and Sport. Also, after another […]

Year 5 British Values Assembly

Year 5 British Values Assembly

St. John's Welcomes Summer!

St. John’s Welcomes Summer!

It was a challenging week for the children in Year 6 and Year 2, who both did incredibly well in their SATs, alongside all the other pupils who took part in assessments. So on Friday, it was fantastic to see the children take a well earned break and make the most of the good weather […]

St Joseph's Penny Appeal

St Joseph’s Penny Appeal

To all children, parents and careers we are very grateful to your support for the St Joseph’s Penny Collection 2016. St John’s raised the total sum of £1,591.29 – a fantastic achievement! The money raised will go a long way to helping mums, dads and children in the Diocese of Salford.  Not everyone has the […]

Reception Stay and Play

Reception Stay and Play

A huge thank you to the parents, who spent last Friday at Reception’s stay and play. It was a fantastic opportunity for the children to share their activities and they were clearly very proud, to show off their skills drawing, playing and writing. Well Done Reception !

Year 5 Shakespeare Performances

Year 5 Shakespeare Performances

Recently, Year 5  have been studying the works of William Shakespeare. In the spirt of true thespians the children brought some of Shakespeare’s finest work to life! Have a look at some of their productions below:

PTA Quiz Night

PTA Quiz Night

Tax your grey matter and enjoy a great night out at the Irish Club, Next Friday (20.5.16). Just tricky enough to challenge your general knowledge, keep you guessing or just stump you but with a few questions everyone should be able to help answer. Win, lose or draw, it’s a definitely a fun way to […]

Year 6 Sikh Temple Visit

Year 6 Sikh Temple Visit

Last week, Year  6,  arranged a visit to the Sri Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara Educational & Cultural Centre (The Sikh Temple on Manchester Road). The trip fitted in with Year 6’s multi-faith topic and the children really enjoyed the trip as well as learning more about Sikhism.   Year 6 Sikh Temple Visit on PhotoPeach  

School Council Meets Manchester Fayre

School Council Meets Manchester Fayre

This week the school council met with bosses and nutritionist of the school’s meal provider, Manchester Fayre. Alan and Louise talked to the children about the hidden sugars in fat free products and the dangers of sugar free products which are more damaging to your health than you might think. The children were also reminded […]

Upper KS2's New Bench!

Upper KS2’s New Bench!

The new bench in the KS2 playground was suggested by the children during a school council meeting, they wanted to somewhere to sit and colour. The children came up with the idea of an own clothes day as it would raise enough money to buy the bench. Here is what the children have said about […]

Art Club Clay Challenge

Art Club Clay Challenge

The Clay Challenge for Year 5/6 arrived in the form of a clutch of mystery “eggs”. Professor Archie O’logist challenged our artists to shape the creatures that might have laid their “eggs”. The creatures are now dry and painted in acrylic paint. Well done Year 5 and 6 artists on your skills and imagination. Keep […]

St John's Football Winners !

St John’s Football Winners !

Last Friday, St.John’s Boys football team played against Abbey Hey Primary School and won 5-0! It was a fantastic match, the Abbey Hey team showed some great skills, but St.John’s dominated overall! Well done to all the players on both teams, who showed a great attitude to the game. A huge thank you to Mr.Hogan and […]

The Queen's 90th Birthday Celebration!

The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration!

The children and staff of St John’s never miss an opportunity to celebrate and we couldn’t imagine a better occasion to throw a party than the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth. All week, the children have been working hard learning all about the life of the Queen. We finished our week of celebrations today by […]

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