International Women's Day 2018 with CBBC


Watch out for Maisie, one of our students, who took part in this CBBC video to celebrate the day. 

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God is always caring for us,

. . . even when we don't realise it.

Our Year 1's are reflecting on how unique, special and loved they are.

This is the focus of this week's Lenten collective worship for the whole school.

The children listened to and contemplated the words of the poem 'Footprints In The Sand'.


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Manchester Swimming Champions 2018

Today our swimming squads put in some tremendous performances at the Manchester Aquatics Centre against the best of the rest of the City of Manchester. There were two finals running side by side, the A final and the B final. Due to our teams winning gold in the area heats, both our squads were…
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World Book Day

What a success!

The children looked wonderful all dressed up as their favourite characters.

A big thanks to all the parents for helping support this special day.

The picture shows our Year 2 and Year 5 children sharing their favourite books and reading to each-other. This was just one of…

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It was then that I carried you.

He whispered, “My precious child, I love you and will never leave you
never, ever, during your trials and testings.
When you saw only one set of footprints,
It was then that I carried you.”


Our school grounds looked beautiful in the snow. The children had great fun making snowmen and…

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Shrove Tuesday

Today we prepared for Lent by sharing a beautiful, thought-provoking liturgy.

We contemplated the times that we failed to do good and why.  

During Lent we will try our best to follow Jesus' example. We will try to love one another and treat each-other as we would like to be treated…

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Safer Internet Day 2018

Today is ‘Safer Internet Day’. The theme this year is “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.

Our children, with the help of our Year 4 School Council Representatives (a.k.a. Digital Leaders), have been learning about how to engage with the internet and have been…

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Refuge Choir Performance

A brilliant performance and interpretation of the Song "Refuge" by St John's Choir.
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Christmas Performances

It's been a brilliant week for performances at St.John's! From Angels to Baa-Baa-Bananas, each show brought it's own twist to the Christmas Nativity Story! A HUGE Well Done to ALL the children who've sang, danced or performed and the adults who helped make the magic happen!

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Lacrosse is such a popular sport at St John's and we were lucky enough to be invited to field two teams in the recent City wide finals. All our lacrosse players played brilliantly and put in some great team and individual performances. In a nail biting semi final, we drew with the eventual overall…

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Its been a busy time for football at St John's. Our Y3 squads played at the recent Everton tournament and performed so well that one of the teams has gone through to the next round. Our Y6 squad played their first match of the Y6 league this week, beating Heald Place 5-1 on Tuesday. Our Y2 squads…

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Fourteen of our Y5 students were lucky enough to attend a Fun Physical Activity Festival at Platt Lane. There was a circuit of activities in including throwing, running, skipping and slalom testing our skill and agility. Great fun was had by all, heart rates were raised and we all learned more…

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