Congratulations to all those children recognised in the prize giving assembly on Wednesday 27th November. There were numerous awards for maths, academic achievement, swimming, ballet, hockey, rugby and eco work. A special mention went to Eddie Hillman who won the gold award for gaining the most points in the whole school for maths. Agnes Bathhurst…November 27, 2019
Spots and stripes were the order of the day on Thursday 21st November as Severn House charity day saw children raise funds for Children in Need. After the dust settled from a hectic day of hot chocolate, cakes, games, Twister and naming the bear, we had managed to raise an impressive amount of £432.25. As…November 22, 2019
Some of our younger equestrian squad riders from DCP and SJOH, Maddie Melville Smith, Gabriel Mattlè and Agnes Bathurst once again formed a formidable Foundation equestrian squad and headed up to contest the NSEA Plate Championship Finals in the Show Jumping 75cms and 85cms. The Tracks were full up to height and asked a lot…November 21, 2019
Recently our Year 7 and 8 pupils have moved to paperless lessons, using Chromebooks to complete their maths work. It allows pupils to receive instant feedback to help them improve whilst still in the lesson, it improves their IT skills and helps the environment by using less paper. Education of the future, now! Head of…November 21, 2019
Seven lucky pupils from St John’s on-the-Hill School in Chepstow got the chance to meet rugby legend Warren Gatland on Tuesday 19th November. The former Wales manager, just back from the team’s exploits in Japan at the Rugby World Cup, was signing copies of his new autobiography ‘Pride and Passion’ at Chepstow Bookshop. The pupils,…November 19, 2019
Year 6 have been exploring different types of poetry during this half term. They have explored Japanese Haiku, written firework poems using onomatopoeia and created their own Kennings. A Kenning is a poem which is created using a two-word phrase made up of a noun and a verb. A Kenning relates to the Old Norse…November 15, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill pupils joined together for an incredibly moving Remembrance Service on Monday 11th November. The whole school met in the Singleton Hall for a special service where they sang hymns and listened to readings from the prefects. Katie Rayner and Harry Baker (Head Girl and Head Boy) read In Flanders Fields by John…November 13, 2019
On Tuesday 5th November, Years 7 and 8 took part in the first of this year’s Science Fairs. There were a number of excellent projects on show, demonstrating superb understanding of the different scientific concepts involved. The competition was incredibly tight in both year groups and the judges had their work cut out deciding between…November 5, 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...