Welcome to St John’s C of E Primary School, Watford

Growing Together in Love and Respect

A warm welcome to the website for St John’s Church of England Primary School.
We opened our doors in September 2016 as Watford’s newest primary school and the first Church of England school in town.

Our vision encompasses:

  • Education Excellence
  • Development of the Whole Child
  • Christian Ethos
  • Community Spirit

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Our values are: Loving your neighbour - Respecting everyone - Valuing Diversity

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Celebrating Book Week 15 Mar 2017

Celebrating Book Week

On Monday 13th March, Genesis Class (Reception) welcomed their friends, family and members of the school community to their exhibition. It showcased the skills that they had learnt during Book Week, whilst exploring the book ‘Journey’ by Aaron Becker.

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Seeking out our future high quality star staff! 15 Mar 2016

Seeking out our future high quality star staff!

We have already started building our high quality, caring and effective team where the child is at the centre of all that we do. We are currently advertising for a Y1 Class Teacher and admin support. You can find out more information on our Vacancies page.

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Watford Teach Meet 22 Mar 2017

Watford Teach Meet

St John’s are hosting their very first Teach Meet on Thursday 11th May 2017. This is by teachers for teachers and all are welcome to join us for free CPD and free cake! Register at https://tmstj.eventbrite.co.uk

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Our School

Our Vision

We are the only Church of England primary school in Watford, committed to educational excellence within a supportive Christian ethos. We welcome families of all faiths and none to be part of our inclusive church school.

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Our Sites

We are currently located in our temporary site in Estcourt Road and we will be here for 2016/17 and 2017/18. Whilst in the temporary site we are a single form entry and will accommodate one reception class and one year one class. Take a look at the photos to see the engaging learning environment that we have created. In September 2018 we will be moving to our new build permanent site in Clarendon Road. We will then be a two form entry school and will eventually accommodate 420 pupils. As soon as the plans are finalised they will be shared on the website.

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The planning consultation was held on Monday December 19th at St John’s Church in Sutton Road. We welcomed families and friends of the school, local residents and members of Watford Council to come and view the plans, meet the architects and contractors and find out the details of the new build on our permanent site. The comments that were collected will now form part of the planning process.

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