St John’s on-the-Hill pupil Yan-Heng Zhang took first place at the Pangea UK Mathematics Final at Middlesex University, in London, on Saturday the 4th May. Yan-Heng won the Year 4 category where he competed one year above his chronological age (he is 8 years old). Last year he finished 2nd. St John’s pupils, Anna…May 13, 2019
Pre-Prep children had a wonderful WOW week exploring the Great Outdoors with a range of activities to celebrate nature. At Forest School the children worked in teams on a scavenger hunt. They enjoyed outdoor maths, poet tree writing and arts and crafts inspired by nature. The children also planted flowers and seeds for the Pre-Prep…May 10, 2019
St John’s Junior Choir gave a brilliant performance at Coffee #1 on Friday 26 April, raising money for the Samaritans. The choir performed a range of songs including their favourite A Million Dreams from the blockbuster The Greatest Showman. A video of their performance later went viral when it was liked on Twitter by global…May 8, 2019
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March 29 St John’s on-the-Hill U13A Rugby team finished 2nd in their group at the National Rugby Sevens at Rosslyn Park, winning 5 out of 6 matches against teams from much bigger schools. Mr Cracknell, Head of Physical Education & Rugby, said: “The boys were fantastic throughout the whole day. It is a tournament we…March 29, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill School’s musical The Wizard of Oz wowed audiences with superb singing, comedy and high energy dancing. The 47 strong cast of Year 7 and 8 pupils put on three performances of the classic tale on Wednesday 20, Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March to packed-out audiences at the school. Connie Davies shone…March 25, 2019
Years 5 and 6 staged two productions of Archie Dobson’s War with different children in each cast. With great maturity and focus, both casts told the story of World War One through the eyes of ten-year-old Archie; initially he thinks it will be a great adventure, but grows to understand the true cost of war….March 7, 2019
St John’s on-the-Hill School celebrated World Book Day with a Big Book Swap! A huge amount of books were brought into school and swapped and the children, from Pre-Prep right through to Year 8, had a fabulous time. Our Head of English Mr Downie inspired the children with a famous quote by Frederick Douglass, who…March 7, 2019
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
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St John’s on-the-Hill pupil Yan-Heng Zhang took first place at the Pangea UK Mathematics Final at Middlesex University, in...
St John’s Junior Choir gave a brilliant performance at Coffee #1 on Friday 26 April, raising money for the Samaritans....