Yesterday three of our amazingly talented pupils played in a concert at the Royal Northern College of Music. Luke, Patrick and Jack are all members of the Manchester Virtuosi Orchestra. They each had solo pieces in the varied programme, and enjoyed every second of their time in the limelight! Congratulations to all three of you.
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On Thursday from 3:30-5pm in the St. John’s ballroom (aka sports hall) we will be hosting many schools from the Chorlton area to take part in a fun dance festival called ‘Strictly Come Chorlton’! This is a celebration of dance from within all the cluster schools and is aimed at fun and participation. We will […]
Mrs McNulty (one of our parents) very kindly offered to run a workshop with our Year 2 children. She arranged for her students from the Manchester School of Art to come in to Y2 last week to help them with their topic work on famous buildings. Everyone had a brilliant time and we’d like to […]
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Catholics throughout the world are being asked to contribute to the forthcoming Synod in Rome in 2014, by means of a questionnaire. Find out how you can take part… Family life will be the focus of an extraordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops that will meet at the Vatican between 5-19 October 2014. Around […]
St Johns recently hosted some special visitors from Iraq. The visitors were primary teachers from all accross Iraq who came to see the school’s current practices in physical education, the school’s facilities and how lessons are delivered. The guests were shown around the school and watched lessons and presentations by staff and pupils. The Iraqi visitors had a wonderful time and enjoyed meeting […]
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Last week Ann from CAFOD came into school to give an assembly to KS1 and 2 about ‘The Big Share’, it was a wonderfully interactive assembly, with the children getting very involved. We found out that around the world, one in eight of all men, women and children go to bed hungry. There is enough […]
Everyone has been working really hard in the Thursday lunchtime boccia sessions and the teams had great success in the recent City wide boccia finals. St John’s entered 2 teams into the finals and one of the teams won nearly all their matches! Boccia is a Paralympic Sport and is described as an all ability […]
In the spirit of fun, participation as well as competition the first inter-house competitions took place. Year 6 battled it out in Gaelic football, Year 5 in Spanish dodgeball, Year 4 in tag rugby and Year 3 in football. This is a level 1 competition in the School Games framework and ensures all children are […]
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