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
Robyn Beresford B.A. (Hons), LTCL, I.D.T.A tells us all about her new role as St John’s LAMDA Tutor Hello, what a pleasure and privilege to be invited to write a few paragraphs and take this opportunity to introduce myself. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my first few weeks at St John’s, meeting the happy students and staff….September 30, 2019
Pupils were put through their paces on Tuesday September 17th as they took part in a very special Inspired Through Sport day. Assembly at St John’s on-the-Hill School was taken by triathlete Chris Silver, who introduced them to the principles of having a growth mindset, before taking various year groups on warm-ups, sprints and fitness…September 18, 2019
St John’s first Academic Enrichment Evening of the year was led by the Head of Cheltenham Ladies College, Eve Jardine Young, on the topic of Life in 2050. It was lovely that several of our visitors from Stirling School in South Africa were able to join us too. In her brilliant speech, she took us…September 17, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill pupil Agnes Bathurst rode as part of the Dean Close Foundation team at the CLC and National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) show on Saturday 14 September at Rectory Farm Equestrian Centre. Agnes completed two great rounds in both the 75cm and 85cm classes against schools from across the UK to see her…September 14, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill School raised £365 for Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice at its Wye House Roald Dahl Charity Day on Friday 13 September. The children came to school dressed as their favourite Roald Dahl characters. The pupils wowed with their own versions of Mr Fox, Willy Wonka, the BFG, Matilda, the Twits, witches, Oompa-Loompas, and…September 13, 2019
Pre-Prep had a visit from Atomic Andrew on Monday 9 September. He taught Year 2 all about what it is like to be in space. The children learnt about gravity, forces, pressure, nutrition and breathing. They also had the opportunity to launch a rocket, wearing space gloves. The children in Kindergarten, Reception and Year 1…September 13, 2019
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St John’s on-the-Hill School choir enjoyed an opportunity of a lifetime when they performed with the world’s number 1 brass...
St John’s pupils were bowled over by former England cricketer, Kevin Pietersen, when they joined a special coaching session at...