Golden Jumper

Congratulations to last week’s Golden Jumper winners. Erica and Luke received the jumper for their excellent reading and writing. Niamh, Sacha, Eduardo and Sophie have been fantastic for Mr McGinley and Miss Murphy, always being well mannered and going the extra mile in their work. In year 3 Roman is always completing what Miss Gilleece asks, […]

Beech Road Lights Switch On

Year 4AOB had a great afternoon making lanterns. We have been invited to bring our lanterns down to Beech Road Park on Thursday 27th November. The children will be given LED lights & cane to carry their lanterns. Paul from We R Adventurers gave up his time to support our lantern making. Thanks Paul!

Manchester Cross Country Champions

St. John’s went to the Manchester City wide cross country as Central champions in both the boys and girls sections! It was all to run for! We were running against the best of the rest of the schools in Manchester. There were 140 boys running and 150 girls! It was very busy. The girls ran […]

Year 4 Remembrance Assembly

On Friday, Mr Sutcliffe’s year 4 class delivered a moving assembly  to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts. Please click on the link below to see the Assembly (apologies if the sound is muffled to begin with but it improves after a few […]

St.Johns at Trafford Athletic Cross Country meet.

A massive well done to the boys and girls who took part at the cross country this morning at Longford Park Stadium. An extra special well done to Astrid, Kitty, Aoife and Carmen from Year 4. They took the bronze team medal, a fantastic group effort, well done girls !  

Tour For Future Admissions

The tour for future admissions for September 2015 will be taking place on 17th November at 2pm. If your child is not currently attending Nursery at St. John’s and you would like to attend, please telephone the office on 0161 881 1040  

Golden Gallery

Don’t forget to check out the Golden Gallery page to see who has been awarded the Golden Jumper over the past few weeks.  

Spooky Disco

A big thank you to the PTA, parents and carers for organising a fantastic Spooky Disco for the St John’s children. It was a hugely successful evening with some brilliant displays. The children’s outfits were wonderful and you can see how scary everybody looked in the video below

Introducing the Sports Council/School Games Organising Committee for 2014-15

Congratulations to all the representatives who are supporting Miss Vecchione to drive PE and Sport forward in our school. The council have already secured gymnastics space at lunchtime, dodgeball for Autumn 2 lunchtimes and decided what PE skills they would like a child at St John’s to leave with before going to secondary school. They […]


I would like to introduce you to the first ever Chaplains at St John’s,  they are:- Michael, Eve, Nell, David, Josie, Cialan, Sophie and Joseph.  Here is a little video of them being commissioned by Cannon McBride at Salford Cathedral .  The Chaplains will meet once a week and carry out various projects within the School and Parish . They will be […]

Cycling Track Championships

Y4DS had a great afternoon watching the track cycling at Manchester Velodrome this half term. They saw the best of the British cyclists in action and had a great time supporting the athletes to perform to the best of their ability. We are so fortunate to be invited to these amazing events  – Manchester is […]

Australian Commonwealth Swim Team Meet St John’s Swim Team!

The chance of a lifetime! A special invite was received by St John’s to meet some of the Australian Commonwealth Swim team, watch them train at Manchester Aquatics Centre and then compete in a gala with the Australians team managing the St John’s teams. It was a very special day when we arrived at Manchester […]

Triple Gold for St Johns

  St John’s have been awarded the School Games mark gold for the 3rd year running! Congratulations to all the children and the staff team for their continued commitment to PE, Sport and competition!

PTA ‘Fun-Raising’ Event

Last Friday, the first PTA coffee meeting of the term took place at St. John’s. The morning was a resounding success with home baked cakes, refreshments and live music as entertainment. The event was organised to raise money towards the children’s Adventure Playground target. A special thanks to everybody involved; the PTA, parents/carers and Loreto High School […]

Look at what we did!

Five very excited boys ran up to Miss Murphy in the playground at lunchtime to show their fantastic wooden tower! “Can we take a picture for the blog?” they cried! So here it is! Super teamwork and five happy faces! Well done Patrick, Cillian, Gregor, Sacha and Levi! Enjoy

Golden Gallery

Congratulations to this week’s Golden Gallery winners. Please click on the link below to view the latest superstars Keep up the good work!

Chris Riddell

On Tuesday afternoon the St. John’s children had a terrific time meeting author and illustrator Chris Riddell. Chris described what life was like as an author and illustrator and gave us a wonderfuly imaginitive account of his working day. The children were also treated to a reading of the first chapter of Chris Riddell’s new book ‘Goth […]

Golden Gallery!!!

The Golden Gallery is back!!! This year pupils who have been awarded the weekly golden jumper for excellent work and behaviour, will also be placed onto the Golden Gallery. To access the Golden Gallery you can find the tab on the right hand side of the home page. Alternatively you can click on the Golden Gallery […]