Mega Maths Challenge Cup

Mega Maths Challenge Cup

Maths club is well under way this week, in preparation for the Mega Maths Challenge Cup. We are entering 2 teams to compete against other schools in the area! The other schools involved will be Chorlton Park, Chorlton C of E, St Ambrose, Barlow Hall, Manley Park and Brookburn. There will be a qualifying round […]

St John's Rise to the Cross Country Challenge Again!

St John’s Rise to the Cross Country Challenge Again!

 A brilliant turn out from our cross country runners over the last 2 weeks. Our runners from Y3-6 put in outstanding performances to secure Central and East Manchester gold place in the girls and silver in the boys. There were fabulous individual performances with many children improving on their personal bests. Congratulations to our runners […]

Loreto/St. John’s Partnership

Congratulations to the Loreto students, who previously attended St. John’s on their fantastic GCSE results, performing significantly higher than the national average!

St. John’s Head Boy, Head Girl & Sports Captain Candidates

Please watch the brilliant speeches from the candidates who have put themselves forward to become Head Boy, Head Girl or Sports Captain. Students, your votes matter and by the looks of the excellent speeches from the fantastic candidates, it’s going to be an extremely tough decision this year. Good luck to everybody involved.

St John’s Enrichment Programme in Top Spot!

In our drive to ensure our children receive the highest quality and choice in our extra curricular provision, we are constantly checking our provision against other schools. After analysing 10 similar schools we are delighted to share the news that our enrichment programme is in top spot. We always welcome feedback that helps us to […]

Roald Dahl Day

Well done to all the children who had great fun celebrating Roald Dahl Day on Friday! The playground looked full of sunshine with the children wearing bright, yellow clothes – to mark the fact that yellow was Roald Dahl’s favourite colour. Some of the exciting creative activities were designing our own amazing Willy Wonka style […]

St John’s Awarded Gold for the Fourth Consecutive Year!

For the fourth consecutive year St John’s have applied for and been awarded the highly prestigious School Games Mark Gold. This is an outstanding achievement and demonstrates our commitment and dedication to Physical Education and Sport. Our school motto, ‘Surrounded by Opportunities” helps us to achieve the gold mark as we always try to find […]

End of Year Guitar Concert

Hello and welcome back everyone. We hope you all had a lovely summer break! Incase you were unable to attend the brilliant end of year guitar concert, hosted by Miss Murphy, you can view the performance here.

Sports Awards

Here is the Sports Awards presentation! Well done to everybody who managed to win an award and to everybody who has competed or supported St. John’s in one of the many different sporting activities we take part in! Sports Awards 2015

The St. John’s Times: Issue 2

Issue 2 of the student newsletter, The St. John’s Times, is here. 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! 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 […]