"Teach a child in the way it should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it." Proverbs 22.6
Our vision: 'To create a welcoming Christian community of mutual love and care, where all are valued for who they are, where everyone is inspired to reach their full potential.'
Big Pedal Success!Once again our pupils have really got behind the idea of the Big Pedal. After a steady start due to the weather, children and their families have been cycling and scootering to school in their droves. This year, we have had an amazing 1410 journeys over the three weeks. This represents an average of 35.69% of the school being involved on our best ten days (the period which Big Pedal takes into account). Having worked our way up to second in Sheffield before the final day, we managed to tie exactly with Waterthorpe Juniors, who also scored 35.69% - a thrilling finale! This is now the 3rd year we have finished top in Sheffield. We ended up 262nd Nationally ...
Posted 30 Mar 2015, 06:22 by Mr Horner
Zulu WarriorsWe were thrilled that the Mighty Zulu Warriors were once again visiting. Mrs Stevens', Mrs Bell's and Mrs Stewart's' classes performed a Zulu song.Miss Steward's, Mrs Thompson's, Mrs Bradwell's and Miss Dank's classes performed a dance along with a traditional Zulu song. Mrs Riley's and Mr Horner's classes danced a traditional war dance.Great fun was had by all. The children didn't want the school day to end. Staff, children and parents were enthralled and engaged the entire day.
Posted 10 Mar 2015, 10:35 by Mrs Stevens
Drop Everything and Read Week!Last week was DEAR week (Drop Everything And Read Week) at St. John's! We dedicated this week to the joy of reading. During DEAR, whenever the school bell rang, we had to drop everything we were doing and read! This was great fun as we never knew when the bell was going to sound. We read during lessons in class. In our PE lessons we dropped everything and read. We even read during assembly! There was a fantastic buzz and lots excitement around the school. Here's what we thought: Dear week is great because it gives everybody a chance to read in the middle of the day! The bell went off at random times so it was fun ...
Posted 10 Mar 2015, 08:59 by Mrs Riley