St John's School Watford - News and Events

OU Farshore Storytime Project

OU Farshore Storytime Project

17 Jan 2023

We are taking part in the Open University  Farshore Storytime Project, this involves the Class Teachers reading a book to the children for 20 minutes per day purely for enjoyment.

We are lucky enough to be one of only twenty schools selected to take part in this project and have been gifted 200 brand new books for our school library.

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Important: Guidance from the Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council re: Strep A

10 Dec 2022

The Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council has issued guidance for families regarding Scarlet Fever and Group A Streptococcus (GAS) also known as Strep A.

The letter can be accessed via the following link: Letter from Director of Public Health at Hertfordshire County Council

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Collecting Personalised Christmas Gifts orders

Collecting Personalised Christmas Gifts orders

10 Dec 2022

The personalised Christmas mug orders are ready for collection for our PTA, The Friends of St John’s C of E Primary School.

Volunteers from The Friends will be available outside school with the mug orders after school during the last week of term . Please contact The Friends directly via email fofstjs@gmail.com for more details.

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St John’s School Snowflakes

St John’s School Snowflakes

3 Dec 2022

The children have been working hard to create their own snowflake designs. The snowflakes have been collected by the Class Teachers and have been used to decorate the school. The building looks wonderfully festive.

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McGingley Christmas Cards Competition

McGingley Christmas Cards Competition

3 Dec 2022

The Year 5 children have designed their own Christmas Cards. Our friends and neighbours, McGingley will choose one of the designs on their Christmas cards this year.

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Spotty Dotty Day for Children in Need, Friday 18th November 2022

Spotty Dotty Day for Children in Need, Friday 18th November 2022

15 Nov 2022

BBC’s Children in Need is taking place on Friday 18th November 2022.

All St John’s C of E Primary School children and staff are welcome to wear spotty, dotty or yellow clothing on Friday  to support this special day. More information about BBC Children in Need can be found by visiting: https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk/

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School Photographs, Monday 7th November 2022

School Photographs, Monday 7th November 2022

6 Nov 2022

The school photographer will be in school on Monday 7th November 2022 to take individual and sibling photographs of current St John’s Church of England Primary School children. Please remember to that all children will be wearing full school uniform on Monday.

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Two Minutes Silence, 11th November 2022

Two Minutes Silence, 11th November 2022

5 Nov 2022

St John’s Church of England Primary School children and staff will be pausing for two minutes of silent reflection on Remembrance Day, Friday 11th November 2022. During this time the main office telephone will be silenced and all visitors in school are welcome to join our school community as we pause and reflect.

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Celebrating 100 Years as Watford Borough, 1922-2022

Celebrating 100 Years as Watford Borough, 1922-2022

21 Oct 2022

St John’s Church of England Primary School has been a part of the Watford community since 2016, we are proud to part of a energetic, diverse town.

2022 marks 100 years since Watford officially became a borough and St John’s C of E Primary School, together with a number of other local schools, joined Mayor Peter Taylor to commemorate this milestone in our town’s history.

Congratulations to Mariia,  one of our pupils, who was a central part of the celebrations: her design for a Watford centenary flag was one of the designs chosen by Mayor Peter Taylor. Marria’s design was printed on smaller flags and she received a special commemorative coin..

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World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2022

World Mental Health Day, 10th October 2022

9 Oct 2022

The focus of this year’s Mental Health Day is the importance of making mental health and wellbeing. Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families have created a document called “You’re never too young to talk mental health” The document offers guidance about talking to children and young people about mental health and wellbeing.

 

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