Sophie Selected For Snow White!!

Article & Text From The Advertiser South Manchester Edition 18/2/15 ‘A talented young dancer has been selected to play the young Snow White in an upcoming London Children’s Ballet production at Sadler’s Wells. Sophie, 11, lives in Chorlton, where she goes to St. John’s Primary School, and attends theatre school The Dance Works in Eccles. She […]

Golden Jumper Winners KS1

A big well done to the children this week who were awarded with the golden jumper and earned certificates for outstanding behaviour and hard work. Well done to Josie, Isaac, Niamh, Austin, Eva, Amelia and Joe

VIDEO: Reception Chinese New Year. Dragon Parade

The Reception children also had a fantastic time celebrating Chinese New Year with a dragon parade throughout the school and for the St. John’s parents.

Chinese New Year

Last Thursday was the Chinese New Year and Year 1 & 2 celebrated in style by creating Chinese cards, lanterns, snakes and dragons. Click on the YouTube link to view a slideshow of the children creating their amazing pieces of art and crafts

VIDEO: Year 6 Lent Assembly

Mr Sheehan’s Year 6 class produced a wonderful and moving assembly just before the half term break. The assembly focused on Lent. With Lent being a time of sacrifice and resisting temptation, Year 6 also acknowledged what we can actually do to impact somebody’s life positively. To watch the assembly, please click on the link

Squash National Championships

Y4DS were lucky enough to be invited to attend the Squash National Championships at the National Squad Centre at Sport City this week. We watched Laura Massaro, the hot favourite to win the tournament, go through a gruelling training session and then got to talk to her about how she got into squash. After a […]

Swimming Success

Congratulations to our swimming squad for putting in an amazing performance at Wright Robinson last week. The team of Rhiannon, Sadie, Millie, Lily, Charlotte, Michael, Otto, Jack and Tom were brilliant individually and fabulous in the relays! The great news is the team have gone through to the next stage at Manchester Aquatics Centre. Good luck […]

Reception Chinese Dance

Yesterday, as part of their Chinese week, the reception were learning a Chinese dance with dance teacher Charlotte Searle. You can view a video and photos of their wonderful morning below

Scholastic Book Club

Great news! We’re running a Scholastic Book Club to earn free books for our school. We’ll be sending the Book Club leaflets home so that you and your child can choose from the latest exciting selection of books. Please place your order online at by February 27th 2015

Key 103 Mission Christmas

Well done and thank you to everybody who contributed to the Key 103 Christmas toy appeal in December. With your help, Key 103 managed to distribute £1,645,376.77 of toys to 36,257 underprivileged children over Christmas!

Robinwood Trip 2015

The photos of the Year 6 Robinwood trip are finally here for all to enjoy. The cold, snowy conditions in Todmorden didn’t deter the children from participating in their activities which included climbing, zip wiring and even some archery! The Robinwood trip was the first time St John’s tweeted live updates of what the children were […]

Roman Trip To Chester

On Wednesday, Year 3 had a fantastic day exploring Roman remains and artefacts . The Year 3 children took to the streets of Chester in their Roman shields and armour! Check out the photos here


You may have noticed our latest Logo which has been added to our website this week. We are delighted to inform you that we are now a member of the National Able Children in Education Association (NACE). NACE specialises in working with schools and teachers to improve learning for able learners. Founded in 1983, NACE […]

Nursery Phonics Workshop

Thank you to all  the parents who attended the nursery phonics workshop, it was lovely to see so many of  you there and I hope you found it useful. For those of you who could not attend I thought you might like to look at the power point from the session and there is also […]


Special Golden Gallery picture of Jamai for his incredible team work and co-operation throughout every challenge and situation at Robinwood. Both the instructors and teachers noticed the encouragement, support and kindness he showed to the rest of his group as well as his bravery in the Piranha Pool! Well done Jamai! Keep checking the website […]

Ever so messy!

The Year 3 children took turns to visit the Learning Lounge at Loreto High School where they participated in a workshop based on the Roald Dahl book “The Twits”. The excited children watched a short video clip and read extracts from the book to help them build up a picture image of Mr Twit and his messy lifestyle. They […]

St John’s in the snow!

The St John’s students embraced the cold weather today and have even enjoyed some fun in the snow. Miss Robson’s Year 5 made the most of the conditions during their Maths lesson, by braving the weather to measure the area of the school playground

Robinwood live tweet updates!

Keep up to date with all our Year 6 students as they tweet live from the Robinwood activity centre @St_Johns_RC