St John’s catering team put on a delicious Christmas lunch with turkey and all the trimmings. The whole school was full of festive cheer as they celebrated the end of term and sang the traditional ‘St John’s’ version of The 12 Days of Christmas.December 13, 2019
Santa arrived in style at the St John’s Christmas Fayre speeding through the school grounds on a racing buggy. He pulled off a few high speed stunts before delivering presents at his grotto. The children had a wonderful day and their Christmas Fayre was a huge success, with an exciting array of stalls including popcorn-making,…December 10, 2019
Pupils in Year 3 and 4 performed A Pudding for the Chimney Sweep on Saturday 7th December. The heart-warming tale of downtrodden Victorian workers ended happily when the evil factory manager was caught stealing and the young chimney sweep was let off the hook and welcomed to the affluent Mortimer family. Rachael Shakeshaft, Director of…December 9, 2019
The annual St John’s Got Talent competition didn’t fail to deliver on Monday 9th December. From Year 4 comedians to singing siblings to the Year 8 forms doing battle in a sing-off, the audience was thoroughly entertained, as were judges Mrs Bennett, Miss Duncan, Mr Haywood and Mr Cracknell. The winners were: Year 3/4: Isabelle…December 9, 2019
The Pre-Prep and Kindergarten children enjoyed the magic of our Christingle service, led by Jane Penny, Children & Families’ Minister, at St Luke’s Church. Our readers did a beautiful job so well done to Monty, Millie and Bastie. It is always amazing to see how carefully the children handle the lit candles and their awestruck…December 6, 2019
Coffee#1 in Chepstow joined forces with St John’s on-the-Hill School to raise funds for the Samaritans by hosting a Carol singing evening on Wednesday 4th December. St John’s were chosen to launch the Carols at Coffee#1 Christmas fundraising drive having participated at an event at the Principality Stadium Cardiff on Monday 28th October. 31 children…December 5, 2019
Our 1st team rugby squad travelled to the Isle of Man for the second year running, on Friday 29th December, to take part in a two-day tournament with six very good rugby schools. Our players battled well during the course of the two days and achieved good results, with fantastic performances that were admired by…December 2, 2019
The Pre-Prep children thoroughly enjoyed preparing for their Christmas performance of Behind the Stable Door. The show tells the story of a group of animals who have found themselves thrown out of the stable, in Bethlehem. As they piece the story together, they discover that their stable has been used for a wonderful event in…December 2, 2019
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St John’s pupil Elisabeth is losing her lovely locks in order to raise money for something very close to her...
St John’s on-the-Hill, Chepstow’s independent preparatory school, has announced the appointment of its new Head Mr Nick Thrower. It has been...