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Wonderful Me

We have a 'Wonderful Me Board' in the school hall, on which we proudly display our pupil's personal achievements for all to see. If your child has been awarded any certificates, medals or trophies out of school that you would like to share, send your child with them to school and we will take a picture to go on our board. Alternatively, you can email your pictures to n.pearce@deepcar-st-johns.sheffield.sch.uk 


2019/2020


Wow! Just look at how many certificates this year 3 has been awarded in Gymnastics. She has now reached level 4 - this is an amazing achievement.

Well done.



On Saturday, (19th October) this year 4 completed his first ‘adult’ parkrun (three laps round Hillsborough Park, total 3.1 miles). After struggling to complete it three weeks ago, he begged to go back as he had unfinished business! He showed real determination to get to the finish line this time with an excellent time of 33:36 (cheekily leaving his mum for dust with a sprint finish!).

This is amazing - well done!



A swimming stroke certificate has recently been awarded to this year 6. In order to receive her certificate she had to demonstrate that she can swim two lengths in front crawl, back crawl, front and back breast stroke.

This is an amazing achievement - well done.



This year 3 is very proud that she has just passed her level 4 in gymnastics and brought her certificate into school to share with us.

Well done!



This year 5 has been trying really hard at swimming and has just passed his Octopus 2 and proudly brought in his certificate to share with us.

Well done!




This year 5 took part in the 2.5k junior race as part of the Sheffield 10k which his Dad ran on the 22nd September. He had his own running number and proudly received his medal. He finished the run in a respectable time of 16 minutes. A very proud mum and dad shared these photos with us.

Well done from everyone at St John's.



This year 4 has just passed his level 4 in swimming and brought his certificate in to share with us. This is an amazing achievement. Well done from everyone at St John's




This year 3 started lessons recently and has just passed his first level. He proudly shared with us what he had to do to pass and is now working hard to pass level two.

congratulations from everyone at St John's.



These proud brothers, one in year 3 and one in year 5, brought in their swimming certificates to share with us to go on the schools Wonderful Me board.

Well done both of you for passing and moving up a level.



This year 4 was awarded the Man of the Match trophy after playing for Stocksbridge Park Steels on Sunday. He proudly told us that he was chosen for scoring a goal but also for listening and acting upon what his coaches told him. This is a great quality.

Well done from everyone at St John's.



This year 3 beamed with pride as she shared her swimming certificate with us today. She couldn't wait to have her photo taken so it could so on the Wonderful Me board.

Well done on passing your level 3.



This year 5 and her brother in year 3 have both just passed their yellow belt in Karate.

They proudly brought their belts into school to share with us. They were glad to have passed as they both said that the exam was very difficult.

Well done from everyone at St John's.




This year 3 has just been awarded his purple belt in Karate. He says he was really happy when he found out he had passed as the exam was very hard.

He is now working towards his yellow belt.

Congratulations from everyone at St John's.




This year 6 played in a football competition at Sheffield United in which his team won. After the match he waited to see all the players and got his top signed.

Well done on winning the competition.



Whilst in year 3, this inspirational young lady took it upon herself to raise money for Blue Wood Children's Hospice.

With the help of her parents and family she organised raffles and held a cake sale in school. She raised a staggering £503.12 and received her 'Gold' fundraiser badge.

She was invited to Bluebell Wood for a visit as they wanted to thank her and where she was given the title of 'Fundraising Hero'.

This year she wants to do something even bigger and is hoping to raise a further £500 so that she can reach her aim of achieving a 'Platinum' fundraising status and talked about pushing her dad out of a plane (hopefully with a parachute on his back)

Watch this space for further news of her fundraising.



This year 5 loves playing the drums and has been having lessons for a number of years now. In a recent assessment, he passed his level 2 with merit.  Keep up the hard work. 



This year 6 has attended dancing lessons since the age of 3 and is very talented. She is really proud of her recent achievements, in a recent assessment she was awarded a 'Highly Commended' in both Latin and Ballroom dance.

This is a fantastic achievement. Well done from everyone at St John's.



2018/2019


First they passed their 600 metre distance swim together and now they have both just passed their stage 5.

In order to pass, they had to meet 12 outcomes some of which included; swimming various strokes including the butterfly for 10 metres, being able to tread water for 30 seconds, being able to perform 3 jumps into deep water and perform a handstand and hold for 3 seconds.

Well done girls.



Another swimmer for our Wonderful Me display. This time it is this proud young man in year 4, who has just passed his 200 metres distance swim. Well done from everyone at St John's and thank you mum for sending the photo to us.




This year 5 has just passed her 200 metre distance at swimming and brought her certificate and badge into school to share with us. Well done from everyone at St John's.



These two girls have swimming lessons together and have both just been awarded their 600 metre distance certificate and badge.

Well done girls






A big well done to this year 4 on gaining her 50 metres certificate in swimming. Brilliant. Well done.



This year 3 goes to Just Dance for lessons. A few weeks ago she entered into The Time to Dance and Sing competition. She was awarded this trophy for showing the 'Most Effort' on the day. Well done from everyone at St John's.



This year 5 plays squash, and at the weekend entered a competition and finished 3rd. This is an amazing achievement and as a result has moved up a grade.

Well done from everyone at St John's.



This year 3 has Gymnastic lessons and is a member of Stocksbridge Gymnastic club. She has recently taken part in a competition with 60 other children and finished 2nd. This is amazing achievement and her picture will be going on display on our Wonderful Me board in school. Well done from everyone at St John's.





This year 3 has regular swimming lessons at Stocksbridge Leisure Centre. He has recently been awarded his level 3 certificate and brought his certificate into school to share with us.

Well done!


This year 4 has just passed his Octopus 2 in swimming and proudly brought his certificate into school to share with us.

Well done.


A very proud swimmer in year 4 has brought her swimming certificates into school to share with us. She has recently been awarded her 25 metre badge and her Angel Fish certificate.

Well done.


A big well done to this year 3, who has not only passed his level 5 in swimming but also his 100 metres. Fantastic!



This year 4 has been dancing for many years. Recently, she has had an audition for a dance role in a Little Mermaid, with Junk Yard Juniors. She proudly told us today that her audition was successful, she has a part in the show and will be performing on stage

This is brilliant news. Well done.



A big well done to this year 4, she currently has swimming lessons at Stocksbridge Leisure Centre and has just achieved her 25 metre distance certificate. This is fantastic. 





This year 5, has been having ballet lessons since she was 5 years old and is currently attending the Lauren McCaslin School of Dance. In November, the group entered a competition and she was presented with this amazing sash.

Brilliant!



These two girls both have swimming lessons at Stocksbridge Leisure Centre. They have recently been awarded their 400 metre certificate. Well done girls. 




This year 4 boy has recently passed his British Gymnastic level 4 in trampolining. He says that he wants to reach level 15, the top level, so that he can become a trampolining instructor.  We hope your dream comes true. 











This year 3 girl attends regular cheerleading sessions. She recently took park in a tournament and finished 3rd. This is a fabulous achievement and one she is very proud of. 







This year 4 boy only started having swimming lessons a few months ago. He is loving his lessons and he has already passed his level one and brought his certificate into school to share with us.  Well done.




These two boys both play football for Stocksbridge Park Steels. On Sunday, they played in a tournament against other teams in the area and came away cup winners.  Well done boys.



A boy, in year 4, who wants to join the police force when he is older decided to write to the local station telling them about his hopes for the future.  The police responded to his letter and invited down to the station. He got to try on uniform, sit in a police car and see the cells.  We hope his dream comes true.




A very proud year 5, who has recently been awarded 2 trophies in dance, one in Ballroom and the other in Latin.  Fantastic. Keep up the hard work. 






2019/2020

Over the last few months, this year 6 has been awarded five medals in her Street Dance class. She currently attends lessons twice a week and as she loves dance so much she is now signing up for a third class.

This is amazing dedication! Keep up the hard work!



These three boys in year 3 played in the cup final on the 20th October for Stocksbridge Park Steels Under 8 Blue squad. They won the cup and were delighted.

Well done boys.




This year 4 played in the final of his cup matches on Sunday for Stocksbridge Park Steels Under 9s. They came third, earning him and his all of his team a medal. He also won Man of the Match for his amazing teamwork, effort and composure on the ball.

Well done





This year 3 has just passed her Bronze level in gymnastics and brought her certificate in to share with us. She says she has been having lessons for a long time and is really proud of being awarded her certificate and moving up a level.

Well done from everyone at St John's.



Whilst in year 3, this young man and his mum signed up for a sponsored 30 mile swim to help raise money for the SANDS charity. SANDS works to support anyone affected by the death of a baby; improve the care bereaved parents receive; and create a world where fewer babies die.

They raised a staggering £212. This is an amazing achievement and when asked how he felt when he had finished the swim, he said very proud of himself. We are really proud of him too.

Well done to them both.





Wow! Four certificates and badges for this talented gymnast.

In August, she was awarded her Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates for Vault and Rebound and also her Silver certificate in apparatus.

She says that she may be awarded more certificates in her next lesson too.

Well done from us all.



This year 4 was awarded his yellow belt over the weekend. He proudly showed it to the rest of his class today.

Well done from everyone at St John's.


2018/19

This proud year 4 has just passed her 100 metre distance swim and been awarded a certificate and badge. She wanted to share her achievement with us. Well done from everyone at St John's.




A few weeks ago, this year 5 was awarded a medal for her amazing Hip Hop dance skills. Well done from everyone at St John's.



A big well done to this year 3 on being awarded his 200 metre distance swimming certificate.



This year 3 participated in the Legacy Cheer and Dance national championships last weekend at Birmingham NEC arena. They came first in their division. This is an amazing achievement. Well done from everyone at St John's.



Recently, this year 5 took part in a dancing competition. Last year her group finished in 5th in the Street Dance, this year they finished 2nd, which is a great improvement and one that she is very proud of.

Well done from everyone at St John's.





Well done to this year 4, she has just passed her level 2 in swimming. 





This year 4 has been having dance lessons for about 7 years. She is currently attending Berry Academy School of Dance. She has just passed her Theatre Craft and Ballet exam, moving from grade 1 to grade 2.

This is an amazing. Well done.






This year 3 plays for Park Steels. On Sunday, he was awarded man of the match. He proudly told us about the super tackles that he made during a hard fought game against players that were much bigger than himself.

Well done.



In year 3, the children are learning how to sew. After learning a few stitches in school on Friday, he went home and created this amazing artwork over the weekend.

This is fantastic. Well done.


A New Climber Certificate of Achievement has recently been awarded to this year 5. This is a climbing award which involves climbing with ropes and harnesses. The new climber certificate is award to climbing novices that recognise the ability to climb safely under supervision. This is an amazing achievement - Well done.




This year 4 has just passed his level 5 in swimming. Well done from everyone at St John's. 





Both these boys play for Stocksbridge Park Steels. Recently the team played in a cup tournament and finished in 3rd place.

Well done boys and thank you for bringing your medals into school to share with us.



At Bluebell Wood, they believe that every family deserves to make magical memories with their child. They support and care for children, young adults and their families facing the toughest of times. In July, one of our year 3 girls took place in their annual Colour Dash to raise vital funds for this amazing place.

She is very proud of being part of this charity event, and as she is new to our school, she wanted to share her medal with her new class.

This young man in year 4, plays for Stocksbridge Park Steels and his team have just won the Don District under 9s Sheffield and District cup.


A big well done to one of our year 3 boys, who has just passed his level 3 ASA Learn to Swim award. He had to complete 9 different tasks to get his certificate, one of them was retrieving an object from the bottom of the pool. This is fantastic. Well done from everyone at St John's.




Sheffield Children’s University is part of a national initiative that encourages and celebrates children and young people who take part in learning activities outside of school hours. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning, adding up to awards such as certificates and badges. One of our year 4s has just been awarded her bronze certificate and brought it into school to share with us.

Well done from us all.




Can you swim a mile? This boy can, and has the certificate to prove it. This is an amazing achievement. He also passed his level 8 in swimming too.