Meet Author Chris Riddell

We are pleased to announce that the fantastic author and illustrator, Chris Riddell will be at St John’s on Tuesday 30th September. Chris Riddell will be signing copies of his new book ‘Goth Girl and the Fete Worse Than Death.’ Letters will be sent out to parents with more information available soon   Chris Riddell  

Roald Dahl Day

  On Friday, the St John’s children wore yellow to school to celebrate Roald Dahl day. Below there are photo’s of Year 1 enjoying the author’s fantastic literature work  

School Mass

Thank you very much to Father McMahon for the lovely welcome back School Mass, which took place in the Sports Hall yesterday. A special thanks goes to the readers, who spoke very clearly and also to the school choir who sang with great passion. There are photos of the service attached below

Comedy Drama

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Sports Day at St. John’s

Congratulations to every one who participated and competed in the Sports Day. Special thanks go out to Mrs Vecchione, Mr Lucas and Mr Hogan for organising and running Sports Day so brilliantly.

Children’s Art Competition

As part of Chorlton Arts Festival, Arison Gallery run an annual children’s art competition. This year Katie won the 8-10 age group and William won the 5-7 age group  

Year 6 Leavers Disco Photo Booth

Chorlton Cluster Competitions

With some of our partner schools, we have entered a series of different sports competitions aimed at bringing our schools even more united through sport. The aim has been to work together to provide competition for our children in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. This year we have had the wonderful Strictly Come Chorlton, a dance […]

Manchester City Council Praise St. John’s Irish Band

Following the recent Irish band performance at The Manchester Town Hall, Mr Sanderson received a lovely email from the Manchester City Council communications team praising the children of St. Johns RC. The performance took place during the Education Awards, with the majority of the attendees feedback for the St John’s Irish Band. Below is a […]

Football Glory

This year the School Games changed the age categories for the football competitions. In order to qualify for the level 3 (regional) competition you had to be in Y4 or 5. In the area rounds both our boys and girls played amazingly and made it to the City wide finals! The City wide finals always […]

Irish Band Performance at The Manchester Town Hall

Yesterday, the St. John’s RC Irish Band performed for people in attendance of the Education Awards. The rendition took place at the Manchester Town Hall. The band played 3 pieces and you can watch the fantastic performance by clicking on the YouTube link below. A special thanks to Mr Sanderson for his time and effort […]

Well done Brittanya and Lois!

Congratulations to Brittanya and Lois in Y6. The two of them spent almost 6 hours bag packing in Quality Save to raise money for the new playground area, despite the fact that they are leaving St John’s this year and won’t feel the benefits! They managed to raise an impressive £180 between them! Well done […]

VIDEO: Dance day in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

Yesterday (Thursday 19th June) we held a ‘Dress up and Dance’ day here at St John’s in aid of Macmillan cancer support. The day was a huge success and everyone had a lot of fun! Each year group took part in dances and performed them for the whole school! Special thanks to Charlotte Searle for […]

Staff Netball

Last Wednesday the staff of St. Johns RC started an incentive to keep active by taking part in weekly sporting activities. Taking place after school between the members of staff, last week saw the ladies beat the gentlemen in a close fought battle of Netball. Click the link below for a slideshow of the Netball […]

Newsflash!! Sports Day Announcement

The following dates and times for Sports Day are: Monday 23rd June for Foundation Stage – 10am-11am Tuesday 24th June for KS1 – 10am-11:30am Wednesday 25th June for KS2 – 10am-12pm The sporting activities will take place on the Astro/Field (Please note the time may be shortened depending on the weather)

St. John’s Campaign for Safer Road

St John’s children have put together a campaign to raise awareness of a suggested one way system outside the entrance of St. John’s school on Longford Road. Cleverly, the children have used hand made One Direction banners and posters to promote the one way system.   The road traffic campaign has even gained support from […]

St John’s pupils attend special Mass for St Joseph’s Penny

  As you know we raised a brilliant £1,057.00 in aid of St Joseph’s Penny this year. As a result of this we were invited to attend a special Mass with the Bishop to celebrate the money raised.   Our students also met the leader of St Joseph’s Penny who told us all about the […]

VIDEO: St. Johns Rugby at Twickenham

Please click the title to see the video What an experience! St. John’s were selected from all the schools in the North West to represent Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership Rugby finals. The team, Jack, Ella, Matthew, Lachlan, Michel, Sophie, Kaelyn & Dauntay travelled to Twickenham on Saturday 31st May to join in the […]