IF YOU want your child to improve their vocabulary and general conversational skills, thereby preparing them for the brightest possible future, then there is simply no substitute to reading. A report published this week indicated that, when going for a job interview, it is the ability to engage the receptionist with small talk, rather than…October 27, 2019
Magor Primary School took 1st place at the annual Primary School Maths Challenge at St John’s on-the-Hill School on Thursday 17 October. Severn Beach took 2nd place, followed by St John’s on-the-Hill in 3rd place. 40 Year 6 pupils from eight primary schools (St John’s on-the-Hill, Severn Beach Primary School, Rogiet Primary School, Offa’s Mead…October 25, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill School choir enjoyed an opportunity of a lifetime when they performed with the world’s number 1 brass band, the Cory Band, and the award winning Soul’d As Seen choir at a sensational concert at St Mary’s Church, in Chepstow, on Thursday 17 October. The evening celebrated iconic movie songs to raise money…October 18, 2019
It was wonderful to welcome so many of our lovely grandparents to the Pre-Prep on Friday 4th October. They helped our children to build rockets, write poems, to remember number bonds to ten, and played splat the sound phonics game to name just a few of the fun activities on offer. We thank them all…October 7, 2019
St John’s pupils were bowled over by former England cricketer, Kevin Pietersen, when they joined a special coaching session at their senior school, Dean Close, in Cheltenham. Dean Close School is one of only five new KP Academy centres throughout the UK which Kevin will visit for coaching sessions. Kevin gave one-to-one coaching to the…October 4, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill School celebrated National Poetry Day with poems from Michael Rosen, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jessie Pope, Daniel Beaty and others. The school also marked the celebration with its inaugural Poetry Recital Competition. Mr Downie, Head of English, said: “Reciting a poem entails more than simply reading aloud. Pupils had to show evidence of understanding,…October 3, 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...