Y6 Structural Engineers

Y6 have been investigating how to join and combine materials using different components. They have also been looking at how to reinforce structures.

In addition to the obvious questions about the strength of materials and their properties, the project sparked lots of interesting conversation.…

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Y1 Handa's Surprise

Year 1 have been studying the wonderful story, 'Handa's Surprise'.  A short story of glorious images from an African village, that conveys the sights, smells and colours of the landscape, its animals and its food, told as much through pictures as through words. 

The children decided to put…

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Letter from Brain Tumour Research

Anita Hopkin, PTA Vice Chair received this lovely letter thanking St John's for our 'Wear a Hat' contribution. 


Dear Anita,


Thank you so much for raising £341.85 through your Wear a Hat Day event, this really is a fantastic amount. I wanted to let you know that we are so grateful…

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This Week...

..It's Been another busy week at St.John's! From trips to the farm to winning trophies at the Chorlton Maths Championship! 

Remember you can see what all the children have been up to by looking at our photo gallery page here

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A Great Big Thank You...

.....From CAFOD 



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Football Skills

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Reception Visit....

..Smithills Open Farm, Bolton.

Farmer Carl and his team showed Reception a great time! 

(Click top right 'pop out' for full screen)


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Welcome to Learning Land

We were very excited today to share with you all the information on our community initiative that aims to enhance our outdoor play and learning areas. We have been working very hard behind the scenes for months on this project and we are looking forward to hearing your ideas. 

We hope you like…

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Y5 Crocky Trails

Recently, some of Year 5 visited the Crocky Trails Adventure Centre. The children were faced with obstacles such as jumping, climbing and sliding! It was a great day out and the experience is now being used back in class, to write information booklets around the activities that you could face at…

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Learning Land!

There have been some changes around the school grounds!

Alongside the PTA we are proud to announce, Learning Land, a project dedicated to improving the outdoor learning environment. To get the most out of this unique opportunity, we need your help! 

All the information on ways you can help…

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