St John’s on-the-Hill pupil Ewan Shakeshaft exceeded all expectations at the 2018 National Junior Language Challenge Final, in London, on Friday 9 November. At the final, children competed in Kinyarwanda, the official language of Rwanda. After three rounds Ewan was in third position in his heat but after three more very tricky rounds he missed out…November 14, 2018
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Super Hero Week What a way to start the school year! The Pre-Prep children, dressed in super hero capes and masks, arrived at school to find the department filled with bat caves, twinkling lights and lots of Zap! Pow! Boom! The super hero theme continued throughout the curriculum. For example, in literacy wonderful writing emerged…October 1, 2018
On Tuesday 25th September, we once again welcomed the Science Fair to St John’s for the first in our annual series of fairs. This time, it was the turn of our Year 3 and 4 pupils. Yet again, the judges were blown away by the quality and quantity of the entries over both year groups…September 25, 2018
The Pre-Prep had a very exciting Science Week in September and made many discoveries. Each class visited the science labs to discover how ‘forces’ work. The children defied gravity and made eggs float – experimented with static electricity and its power to move things and much more. The Bubbles and Balloons Science Show provided…September 22, 2018
St John’s on-the-Hill School pupils, Ewan Shakeshaft and Millie Taylor, took third and fourth place at the Junior Language Challenge on Wednesday 12th September. Ewan now goes through to the final in London on Friday 9th November. Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Mrs A Crathorn, said: “We are so proud of them as the competition…September 14, 2018
Not content with an A in January, Charlie Davies who joined Clifton College this September, resat the Cambridge iGCSE Mathematics exam in the midst of taking his scholarship exams. While 16 year olds around the country were collecting their GCSE results on Thursday 23rd August, Charlie made the nervous journey to St John’s to open…September 10, 2018
SOUTH African school children received some life-changing news, thanks to the incredibly generous pupils of St John’s on-the-Hill School in Chepstow. A huge total of £3,500 has been raised for the Isikhokelo Primary School in the Khayelitsha township, in Cape Town. The St John’s children worked incredibly hard to raise money for the school, which…June 11, 2018
Hedgehogs Nursery enjoyed a very British Picnic in celebration of the Royal Wedding! Thank you to all of the families that came along to join in the fun in the sun! And thanks also to our wonderful catering team for the beautiful cake and treats.May 21, 2018
Not one – but TWO – pupils from St John’s on-the-Hill school in Chepstow won silver in a national maths competition at the weekend – beating more than 5,000 others from across the country. Yan-Heng Zhang, aged seven, and Charlie Davies, aged 12, were runners-up in their respective year groups at the prestigious Pangea Maths…May 15, 2018
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St John’s on-the-Hill pupil Ewan Shakeshaft exceeded all expectations at the 2018 National Junior Language Challenge Final, in London, on...
Super Hero Week What a way to start the school year! The Pre-Prep children, dressed in super hero capes and...