Ross Haines, a former Head Boy at St John’s on-the-Hill School, who went on to become a prefect at Dean Close, receives a letter of praise from the Brandon Trust. Dear Sir, My name is Samantha Dee and I’m the Inclusion coordinator and Employment project lead for the Brandon Trust, a registered charity that…June 29, 2016
The South African exchange has continued for more than 16 years and is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for those Year 7 children who are fortunate enough to go. This year the trip certainly did not disappoint. As soon as our group touched down in Cape Town, we were greeted by children from Rondebosch Boys and Herschel…June 13, 2016
St John’s on-the-Hill’s School Choir got the grand finale of the Wye Valley River Festival off to a brilliant start with an eclectic mix of songs. The Choir, made up of children from Years 4, 5 and 6, sang a selection of songs, including Naughty from Matilda, a gospel medley, Count on Me and Working…May 18, 2016
St John’s on-the-Hill launched its first Science Fair in April with over 30 entries from years 3 and 4 battling it out for the overall science fair trophy. The pupils’ projects included erupting volcanoes, electronic games, solar powered toys and scientific studies into the effects of music on heart rate and the feeding habits of…May 5, 2016
St John’s on-the-Hill pupils were the first to be selected to use the Enigma machine which had not been used since World War II when interceptors managed to break German codes, a crucial part in helping to defeat the Nazi regime. Jonathan Crane, Year 7, was the lucky first person to use the machine, when…May 5, 2016
St John’s on-the-Hill launched its first Science Fair in April 2016 with over 30 entries from years 3 and 4 battling it out for the overall Science Fair Trophy. The pupils’ projects included erupting volcanoes, electronic games, solar powered toys and scientific studies into the effects of music on heart rate and the feeding habits…May 5, 2016
Dean Close has announced its plans for the leadership of St John’s on-the-Hill School next year. Ruth Frett becomes Head, with overall responsibility for the leadership of St John’s. David Griffiths, Deputy Head Academic, will head up the academic leadership, the scholarship programme and senior school entries. Jason Dobbie, Deputy Head Pastoral, will continue responsibility…May 5, 2016
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St John’s Pre-Prep won first prize and the Voyce Pullin Challenge Cup for the School Song Competition with Bethlehem’s Buzzing....