The St. John’s Times: Issue 2

Issue 2 of the student newsletter, The St. John’s Times, is here. Unable to display PDFClick here to download click here to download the newsletter

Arison Children’s Art Competition

Arison Gallery, Chorlton run a Children’s Art Competition alongside Chorlton Arts Festival. It’s open submission to all Chorlton children aged 4-14. And we have 3 individual winners from St. John’s! Congratulations to Francesca, who won the 11-14 age group, William who won the 8-10 age group and Sophie winning the 4-7 age group Winners were chosen […]

Reception visit to Smithall Farm

The reception class had a brilliant time at Smithall Farm last week. The children even got to ride the donkeys! Unable to display PDFClick here to download Reception Trip To Smithall Farm

St. Joseph’s Penny Donation 2015

Well done to pupils, parents and staff for raising an amazing £1,292.60 towards the St. Joseph’s Penny Appeal this year. A fantastic achievement from everybody involved.  

Mary Poppins

Last night was the final performance of the Year 6 Mary Poppins summer show. A huge congratulations to the Year 6 students for all their consistent hard work they have put in to achieve such fantastic performances. Their energy and character shone through resulting in a standing ovation from the audience!  

St John’s Sparklers and the PTA coffee morning

Thank you to the PTA for another wonderful coffee and cakes morning held in the key stage one hall. There was also a fantastic performance from our cheerleaders, The St. John’s Sparklers. If you missed it you can view the video here!

St. John’s Irish Band Performance at the Manchester Town Hall

This week the St. John’s Irish band performed for the Manchester Education Awards. The Irish Band performed at the event last year and left the Mayor of Manchester so impressed they were invited back this year. You can view the brilliant performance here

Year 2 Class Assembly

Last week, Mrs. Murphy’s year 2 class performed their brilliant assembly all about using our gifts and talents. If you were unable to attend or wanted to watch the assembly again. Click on the YouTube link here.

Year 5 & Year 6 School Games Day

The KS2 School Games Day took place this week. With a mixture of games, activities and competitive races, the day was a resounding success. Thank you to Mr Lucas, Mr Hogan and Mrs Vecchione for organising the wonderful event. Well done to all the children that took part and another special thank you to the Loreto […]

Key Stage One School Games Day

With it being School Games Week at St. John’s, the first batch of photos are here. Key Stage One School Games Day was a huge success! It was wonderful to see all the children trying lots of new activities and having lots of fun. The smiles on the children’s faces were wonderful to see! A big thank […]

Year 2 Marist Trip

Year 2 experienced their first trip to The Marist on Monday. The trip focused on the children’s transition from Key Stage 1 up to Key Stage 2 and of course plenty of games/fancy dress also. With Sister Ann moving to Rome, the day was a special one indeed and you can view the photos here.

Midnight Walk

Congratulations and well done to all the St. John’s staff who completed the sponsored Midnight Walk, 0n Friday evening. If you would like to sponsor the staff please follow this link where all money raised will be donated to St. Ann’s Hospice.

Physicool is Coming

Back by popular demand Physicool returns for another year! On Sunday 21st June at St John’s 1-5:30pm our special Father’s Day fun will be happening! Don’t miss it – check out the schedule below for all the amazing activities! See you there Physicool TimeTable Unable to display PDFClick here to download  

Play Area is Open!

Hendre Fourie and Wayne Morris, both professional rugby players officially opened our new play area on Monday with the help of the sports council. They were really impressed with our play area and were desperate to have a play! A huge thank you to our fabulous PTA for making this possible. It is due to […]

Year 1 Friendship Assembly

Before the half term, Year 1 performed a wonderful assembly all about friendship. The Year 1 children presented the assembly brilliantly with clear, loud voices. If you were unable to attend or want to watch it again, here is the link!

St John’s Launch Character Education on Sky!

St John’s were specially selected to launch Rugby’s character education program On the Front Foot! The programme teaches rugby’s core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship (TREDS) through activities and rugby activities. The children in Y5NR had a fantastic time playing tag rugby and many fun games whilst learning about enjoyment. Sale Sharks and […]

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Nigran Reunion

If anyone has an photos to send in of their Nigran experience, please email your memories to