Science Day at St John’s on-the-Hill was given a flying start with the most amazing talk from Martha Holmes, Executive Producer of The Blue Planet and Life series on the BBC. Martha enthralled the children with her first-hand experience of the incredible and sometimes dangerous work that goes on behind the scenes during the filming…November 27, 2017
The Pre-Prep and Pre-School children kicked off the Christmas festivities at St John’s with their nativity play aptly named The Children’s Christmas Story. There were animals, angels, soldiers, stars, shepherds, an innkeeper and of course Mary and Joseph with their donkey who together all told the story of the birth of Jesus in a stable…November 23, 2017
Pre-Prep were treated to a visit by Claude Monet on Tuesday 14th November. Visiting artist Paul Priestley spoke to the children about the life and works of the great Monet. He then gave them a wonderful lesson on scale, perspective and shading. The children first did pencil drawings and then completed their own version of…November 14, 2017
On Monday 13th November our Year 3 and 4 pupils assembled this year’s entries in the Singleton Hall for their annual Science Fair. Yet again, the judges were astounded by the quality and quantity of the entries, our pupils clearly working hard on their projects over the half-term break. The entries ranged from investigations into…November 13, 2017
Shane Williams MBE, Wales’ most capped winger and British & Irish Lions player visited St John’s on-the-Hill School on Tuesday 7 November. He gave an inspirational talk about his career and ran coaching sessions with the children to develop their rugby skills. Williams had been told so many times that he was too small to…November 9, 2017
Hedgehogs Nursery was given another glowing review, with inspectors praising its “highly motivated and enthusiastic” team. The Ofsted report, which followed an inspection in October, highlighted that: “Staff provide a welcoming, stimulating and exciting environment where all children demonstrate they feel safe and secure as they play.” “Children make good progress in their learning.” “Children…November 1, 2017
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We want our pupils to be curious and persistent learners; excited by, and interested in the world around them. We endeavour to develop a passion for life and place a huge focus on enquiry based learning.
The Pre-Prep know how to end a half term. This term it was with our summer show ‘There is a...
Pre-Prep children had a wonderful WOW week exploring the Great Outdoors with a range of activities to celebrate nature. At...