It was a very great pleasure indeed to be able to welcome Baroness Cox to St John’s this week. Baroness Cox, a member of the House of Lords is founder of the charity HART (Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust): a charity which provides much needed aid to some of the most dangerous and devastated areas of the […]
Our Upper Figures Boys (Yr 7) returned recently from a wonderful trip to Normandy. The purpose of the trip was of course to assist them in consolidating their language skills and knowledge of France, its culture and heritage. The trip however did all this and very much more…. Through a wide variety of outdoor activities […]
The boys and staff were delighted to welcome the internationally best-selling children’s author Charlie Higson to St John’s on Tuesday November 3rd. Charlie, having written a series of highly acclaimed best selling books abouer the ‘Young Bond’ has now turned his hand to perhaps an ever more popular subject amongst young children…Zombies! Charlie entertained and […]
It was a very great privilege indeed to welcome the Foreign Secretary, The Rt Hon Phillip Hammond MP to St John’s this week. Mr Hammond’s visit coincided with this month’s theme of being ‘Curious & Active’ and the boys wasted no time responding to Mr Hammond’s talk with a plethora of questions. Mr Hammond spoke […]
The Friends of St John’s (FSJ) got the new school year off to a terrific start last week with their Christmas term Charity Cake Sale. This term’s theme was Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and parents and boys had excelled themselves once again to create some beautifually decorated and themed delicacies and the sale in […]
At 3.30am on 21st November 2015 boys from Rudiments and Upper Figures (Years 7 and 8) departed for Iceland from Luton Airport and arrived at Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport. On the first day of our trip we visited many sites including a national park, two waterfalls, a Geyser and a greenhouse. For me, the highlight was the […]
The whole school community joined together on Remembrance Day once again this year to pay tribute to those who have died or suffered as a result of war. The boys themselves played a large part in the service whether as sacristans, readers, flag attendants, trumpeters, or those laying the wreath. It was once again a […]
Could you answer questions such as those listed below Which creature has the largest eyes? Within the light spectrum what comes between gamma and ultra violet light? Introduced by German botanist Julius von Sachs in 1860, what is hydroponics? On Friday 6th November, whilst minds elsewhere were drifting towards the bonfire and fireworks celebrations 4 boys […]
This week saw another wonderful informal concert, given by a number of our senior musicians. Informal concerts at St John’s offer all of our boys the opportunity to perform in a less intimidating environment and this often proves to be a most valuable opportunity for them to develop their confidence as performers. We were treated, as you […]
We were delighted to welcome pupils from the Gymnasium 24 School in Odessa, Ukraine this week as part of our ‘Formation’ programme. The pupils were given a tour of St John’s by our boys who in turn were fascinated to meet children their own age from a country that has been the centre of so […]
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