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Year Two Class Teacher Vacancy

Year Two Class Teacher Vacancy

25 Jun 2022

We are recruiting for a  Year Two Class Teacher  to join our inclusive and diverse school community in September 2022.  Applications from Early Careers Teachers (ECTs) welcome.

The closing date for applications is Monday 27th June 2022 at 9am. Interview will take place on Thursday 30th June 2022

More information about this role can be found on the vacancies page

 

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St John’s School Sports Week

St John’s School Sports Week

24 Jun 2022

” This week was Sports Week .We did lots of different activities to do with sports such as boules, skateboarding, speed staking, athletics and finally a mini Sports Day. These sports activities were really fun. This is how you play boules, if you know how to play boules already then that’s great. You roll a big ball as close as you can to the little ball called the Jack”.

Written by Johnny, Harley and Izzy. St John’s C of E Primary School Active Eagle

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Stay Safe in the Sun

Stay Safe in the Sun

17 Jun 2022

The sun is shining and today is forecast to be very hot day. It’s important to stay safe in the sunshine especially as we head towards the warmer summer days. We encourage all of our St John’s families to apply sunscreen to their children before school each day and to make sure that all children have a bottle of plain water and a suitable hat. More advice on how to enjoy the sunshine safely can be found on the NHS website.

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Year One Trip to Kew Gardens

Year One Trip to Kew Gardens

17 Jun 2022

Our Year One classes enjoyed the glorious weather during their trip to Kew Gardens this week. The children had the opportunity to learn about all of the wonderful and varied types of plants and flowers that grow at Kew, they were inspired to draw pictures and write about what they had learnt.

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Visit to the Globe Theatre

Visit to the Globe Theatre

14 Jun 2022

Our Key Stage Two children are preparing for their summer production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream; roles have been chosen, lines are being learnt and scenery is being painted.

Last Friday, Years Four and  Five visited the Globe Theatre in London. The children were treated to a guided tour of the theatre, learnt about the history of the building and  eat lunch in the park next to the theatre. Both St John’s School staff and children had a wonderful day. Once again, we are incredibly thankful to all of the volunteers who gave their time to support our children.

 

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Author Visit from Colm Anthony

Author Visit from Colm Anthony

10 Jun 2022

We are looking forward to welcoming local Author, Colm Anthony to our school on 1st July 2022. He will be sharing his stories with the St John’s Church of England Primary School children.

All of his books are based on the themes of empathy and kindness.

More information about Colm Anthony and his books can be found on his website https://colmanthony.com/

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Our School Community

Our School Community

8 Jun 2022

At St John’s Church of England Primary School, we are proud of our school community which welcomes children and families from all backgrounds. Supporting and connecting with the wider local community is important to the St John’s Church of England children, families and staff. The recent pandemic and lockdowns  meant that life had temporarily been placed on hold and we are grateful to be able to recently reconnect with our neighbours as part of our celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Forest School

Forest School

8 Jun 2022

St John’s Church of England Primary School is lucky to be located within walking distance of the beautiful Cassiobury Park. Over the past weeks, each of the Year groups  had the opportunity to took part in Forest School run and organised by a dedicated team in Cassiobury Park. The children took part in a range of  age appropriate outdoor activities which help children to develop their confidence, self esteem, independence and social skills. We are grateful to all of the volunteers who attended and supported the children.

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Join our staff team

Join our staff team

8 Jun 2022

St John’s Church of England Primary School staff team continues to grow with our school. We are looking forward to welcoming the new reception intake and their families to our school community in September 2022. We are currently recruiting for a Year 6 Class Teacher as well as Teaching Assistants. Please visit the My New Term website  for more information about the roles including how to how to apply.

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Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2023-24

Consultation on Admission Arrangements 2023-24

1 Nov 2021

Our school is consulting on the proposed admissions arrangements for the school year 2023-24 and is seeking responses from parents/carers, schools and community group. The consultation runs until 12th Decembers. Please view our Consultations page for full details. Comments should be sent direct to our school.

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