The annual Year 6 K’Nex Challenge, hosted by Gloucester-based company STEMworks, took place on Thursday 7 February. Pupils learnt about the various types of engineers and the qualities needed to succeed in the roles. Pupils were shown a clip of Wallace and Gromit launching a shopping robot to buy a big roll of cheese from…February 7, 2019
Excellent for academic achievement Excellent for personal development This was confirmed by the recent inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate at Chepstow’s preparatory school for children up to 13 years, part of the Dean Close Foundation. According to the inspectors, St John’s pupils are: ‘highly motivated and confident, positively embracing new challenges and opportunities’. Pupils:…February 4, 2019
Pre-Prep children used their passports to travel to Australia, New Zealand, France, Mexico, Japan, Canada, China, India, Africa, Germany and many other interesting places during Geography WOW week in January. Rainforest Dave entertained the children with stories of life in the rainforest and brought in snakes, spiders, creepy crawlies and different artifacts from his…February 1, 2019
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Year 6 pupils were given an introduction to the exciting world of engineering by Mrs Mo Follis, Activities Co-ordinator, at...