School News

Don’t be late to apply for our school

13 Jan 2021

Applications for a place in Reception for September 2021 close on Friday 15th January. There’s still time to ask any final questions by sending an email to office@watfordstjohns.org. Please make sure that you have submitted your application form online through the Hertfordshire County Council portal and, if you are applying under the Children of the Christian Faith category, that you have also returned your SIF form direct to the school.

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The Trim Trail!

11 Jan 2021

Over the Christmas holidays we had a trim trail installed on the downstairs playground. How lucky are we? Thank you to the Friends of St John’s, Miss Pyatt, Mr Langeveld and Made to Play. But also thank you to our parents for supporting the Friends of St John’s to make this possible. Children at school will benefit from this fabulous equipment for a long time to come.

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Online Q & A Session 8th December 7pm

7 Dec 2020

If you are interested in applying for a place in Reception in 2021, please do come and join us at our online Q&A session on 8th December. You can ask questions directly to our Headteacher, Mrs Langeveld and our Admissions Lead, Mrs Moore. We really miss speaking to parents on our school tours and it is a shame that we cannot meet in person, but we look forward to meeting you virtually.

You can sign up through Eventbrite using this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/129469760539

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Crazy Hair and Socks Friday!

20 Nov 2020

To raise money for Children in Need and the Friends of St John’s, the children celebrated with a ‘Funky Hair and Sock Day’.

It made for a very smiley and fun start to a Friday morning. It was lovely to see how bright and cheerful everyone was and we are very thankful for your kind and generous donations.

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Courage

5 Nov 2020

Our monthly value for this month of November is Courage. This week, the whole school is engaged in learning about and being respectful of all of those who gave their lives for our freedom.

The Remembrance wall display is a work in progress which will be completed very soon, we look forward to sharing it with you.

In Collective Worship, Father David taught us about courage and faith by retelling the story of Daniel and the lion’s den.

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Black History Week

22 Oct 2020

This week we have further celebrated our diverse and unique global family through Black History Week.

Y1 have celebrated our Nigerian families and learnt about traditional Nigerian cultural masks. Look at the skills involved in their work in progress. Year 2 are learning about the one and only Muhammed Ali and have even tried to match his skipping skills!

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The Learning Continues

22 Oct 2020

It’s the final week before the half term holiday!

The children returned to school in September and have adapted to the new ‘normal’.

We are so proud of how they have settled into the amended school routine and continue to remain focused on their learning.

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Watch This Space

22 Oct 2020

The first meeting took place today about an exciting future project for the main playground – From a safe distance of course!

We’re really looking forward to the grand reveal once the project is complete.
Further updates to follow.
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Creating a Buzz for Nepal

16 Oct 2020

The St John’s children learnt about the bee farmers in Nepal who had been effected by the Earthquake in 2015.


The children had the opportunity to showcase their individual creativity by decorating donation envelopes.

The St John’s families showed their support by using the envelopes to donate money to the St Albans Diocese Creating a Buzz for Nepal appeal.

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