Sewing Club

Sewing Club Sensations The sewing club has got off to an exciting start with some projects already completed. The combining of learning new skills, working with new materials and equipment  and producing finished pieces has made the Old Nursery a thriving area of activity of a Monday after school. A glance at the photos shows […]

Check Mate!

Chess club continues to thrive under it’s new Chess Club Amigos. The club meets every Monday and is also hoping to meet Fridays too. This very popular club is a great way to make new friends, use your brain and have fun!   Hannah Vecchione  

School Games Success

Last academic year was St John’s most successful year so far with the School Games. More children than ever got to compete in Level 1, 2 and 3 competitions. The level 1 inter-house competitions were very popular with all years getting the chance to compete in a variety of sports. At level 2 inter school […]

Pirate Day

Ahoy matey!! On Friday, Key Stage 1 had a swashbuckling time celebrating Pirate Day. There are photos below of the children dressing up in some fantastic pirate costumes, and also taking part in games and activities  

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 […]

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