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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Congratulations to our Y5 Gaelic Football squad who had a brilliant time at the tournament yesterday. Thank you to Andrew Kane and Lancashire GAA for all the coaching and organising, and the weather was glorious too! Our boys and girls showed incredible skill and outstanding sporting behaviour throughout the tournament. They worked really well as […]
Last week, the children from Year 3 visited the Manchester Jewish Museum, where children learnt what happens at the synagogue and on a typical Sabbath day, other activities included dressing up as a Jewish boy and looking at what items are found on the bimah. It was a fantastic day for all involved and the […]
A big thank you to everyone who attended and helped at the book fair this year, we have raised £630 in free books for the school!
What a great day for the first netball club of the term. Miss Connor and Miss Murray and all the children had great fun on Thursday learning new skills to be netball ready. Well done to all the children for making the club so enjoyable. The club will run on a Thursday 3:30 – 4:30pm. […]
Year 5, this week were lucky enough to a have a visit from Professor Prokop and his colleagues from Manchester University. The children had the chance for an in-depth look at Metamorphosis and how it effects different living things. This was a great learning opportunity and supports the work children have been doing on life […]
After a rigorous review and validation process, St John’s have been awarded the prestigious Quality Mark with Distinction for PE and Sport for a further three years. This is an outstanding achievement by St John’s. The Quality Mark process took over from the Ofsted PE subject inspections in 2011 as a prestigious award with an external verification process. […]
We were delighted to comeback to news from the Big Yellow Friday Charity, informing us that the Nursery raised £660 in aid of Children’s Liver Disease. A huge well done to everyone involved, your efforts will help make a huge difference to those effected!
After another successful term, we hope everyone has a fantastic break and we look forward to new term starting the 4th of April.
St John’s were crowned Greater Manchester champions at the recent level 3 School Games. Representing Manchester, our team secured top spot after displaying amazing skill and brilliant teamwork. Mr Lucas commented, “I have never been more proud of a team. This team pulled together and stepped up to the challenge when it was most needed.” […]