Terrific Towers

Y5&6 artclub have been busy looking at architecture and 3d structures.  

We spent time thinking about and drawing the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World before designing and creating towers which were put to the test against earthquake and hurricane forces.  Prizes were awarded for stability and…

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Year 6 Manchester United Champions!

On a wet Tuesday night, St John's took football teams down to Loreto. The competition was fabulous and great fun but also very physical too. Our 2 teams put in tremendous performances with 1 of the teams being crowned champions for 2017. 

Many thanks to the super leaders from Loreto who were…

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Quadkids Athletics Finals

Congratulations to our Y5/6 athletics squad on achieving bronze medals at the recent Quadkids event. The Quadkids event is an all-around athletics event where children are expected to cover all areas of athletics - running, jumping and throwing. Congratulations too must go to the Manchester…

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The Jungle Book 2017!

There was singing, dancing and lots and lots of laughter!! The Jungle Book was an outstanding success!!

All the children looked, sounded and performed like professionals - it's safe to say there is some talent in the Year Group! 

It takes hard work, commitment and patience to produce the…

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Y6 Spanish Exchange 2017!

We're 2 days in and so far it's been incredible! There has been laughter, sunshine and all around good times! Yesterday, the Spanish Children explored St.John's, visiting each classroom and Year Group and also tried some traditional games on the Astro. Today, all the children explored Manchester…

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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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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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Y6 Mindfulness

We're half way through the SATs and the children have accomplished so much already. Year 6, have been nothing short of..OUTSTANDING!

However, any test can be a stressful time for children, and it's important to keep a balance of hard work and relaxation. A great way for this is…

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Y6RG Sport Leaders

Amigos training has kicked off! The progamme promotes older children to develop leadership skills and then deliver sessions that are: fun, engaging and inclusive of all.

Pupils focused on differentiation - learning there are many different ways to achieve an outcome, a skill which can be…

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St.John's Easter Eggstravaganza 2017

What a term it's been! It's been extensive, but there's been some amazing learning! Highlights have included: another successful Nigran Exchange, taking part in the Winter Games,our annual residential to Robin Wood and World Book Day - to name a few!

As a celebration of the hard work, children…

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Y6 Investigate....

...the changes to the outdoor classroom! As the weather get's warmer and plants start to blossom, Year 6 have been looking at what changes this has on the residents of our outdoor space!

 

 

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Year 6 Spellings

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Year 6 Homework

Homework will be given out on Monday and will be collected on Thursday. There will be four areas of homework per week – Spelling, Reading, English and Maths. This will be based on what the children are learning in class. By Year Six there is a minimum expectation of 20 minutes per day spent on…

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