Children are at the heart of everything we do at St John’s. We want to ensure that our pupils not only love their time at St John’s, but leave well prepared for the next stage of their education and for life beyond school. With this in mind, last year we introduced the Pre Senior Baccalaureate…September 9, 2020
St John’s pupil Elisabeth is losing her lovely locks in order to raise money for something very close to her heart. Click the link to read her inspirational story: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/elisabeth-salisbury1July 6, 2020
The Year 2 Riddle Challenge has captured the attention of Carol Vorderman and Michael Rosen on Twitter. Well done Year 2 for creating some brilliant brain teasers! Here are the links to the riddles below: https://twitter.com/sjoth_official/status/1278283840285523973?s=21 https://twitter.com/sjoth_official/status/1278282622855196672?s=21July 1, 2020
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 confirmed that Mr Thrower will be starting at St John’s in January 2021. Mr Jason Dobbie, who is the Deputy Head and a familiar face at St John’s, will be standing in as interim Head…July 1, 2020
Year 3 loved exploring the great outdoors in Forest School as part of their Science lesson on habitats.June 30, 2020
Nearly 50 of our Year 7 and 8 pupils attended an online engineering and STEM talk given by three engineers from Boeing. The talk was scheduled to coincide with International Women in Engineering Day, which celebrates our female engineers and will hopefully help to inform and inspire some of our young women and girls to…June 30, 2020
Year 3 were delighted to be able to come back into school this week. The gorgeous weather meant they could make the most of socially-distanced learning on the front lawn, as well as being able to use their classroom.June 30, 2020
As part of their circle topic in Maths, pupils in Years 7 and 8 recreated the Buffon’s Needle Experiment, a process used to estimate the value of Pi. Buffon’s needle is one of the oldest problems in geometric probability. First stated in 1777 by Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon, it involves dropping a needle…June 25, 2020
This week, pupils have been mindful in nature as part of their ‘30 Days Wild Challenge’ and have created mandalas from natural materials. Here are Maisie and Daniel’s mandalas.June 24, 2020
Our highly qualified and experienced team make every day varied and enjoyable for our children. We appreciate the unique needs of every child and the importance of learning through play.
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.
Children are at the heart of everything we do at St John’s. We want to ensure that our pupils not...
The Year 2 Riddle Challenge has captured the attention of Carol Vorderman and Michael Rosen on Twitter. Well done Year...