On Thursday 5th March Charlie Fletcher, author of the Stoneheart and Dragon Shield series, popped into the school to talk to boys from the Middle School and Lower and Upper Figures about his books and about the joys of both reading and writing. “Read dangerously,” was his advice. “Choose something nobody else is reading.” And […]
Our parents and boys were treated to another splendid informal music concert this week by some of our senior musicians. Every musician in the school is encouraged to contribute to these regular informal concerts, irrespective of their ability or the length of time they have been learning their instrument. Music is a form of communication and […]
During the year students are invited to visit various events at the Royal Opera House, The Coliseum and London Theatres. Opera, Ballet, Acting and Dance are all viewed as important parts of Performance Arts and as such the art curriculum provides students with the opportunity to experience various events and performances. Some of the events […]
We are very excited to introduce the start of SJB TV News. This is our first news bulletin, and while we know we have a lot to learn when it comes to putting together video news – we’re excited to see what can be achieved with a little practice and some creativity. We really hope […]
This week the staff and students of SJB will be discussing an important aspect of the Jesuit Pupil Profile, curiosity. At SJB we are keen that our students build on their natural curiosity about the world, and that they hold on to that curiosity and thirst for knowledge throughout their life. We see delight in […]
Zayn Salah, Guillermo Azofra and Leonardo Haitzmann (Great Figures B) report on a tough intellectual competition On the 5th February 30 boys taken from Rudiments A, Great Figures A and Great Figures B entered the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge. This challenge is aimed at Years 9, 10 and 11, so we were pleased and proud that […]
On Sunday, 1st March 2015, our 1st and 2nd VII participated in the annual U13 Catholic Schools Sevens Tournament. This longstanding fixture draws some of the top names from around the country to the Oratory School for a day of fast paced sevens rugby. Although there were concerns about the pitches after heavy rain leading […]
An important part of the Art Curriculum at SJB involves a certain amount of art history and students also visit France in order to extend their knowledge. Students are taken to the major galleries in Paris such as the Louvre and the d’Orsay where they are given lectures on various artists and their work. In […]
We have had a really happy year so far! The Friends of St John’s Beaumont kicked off the academic year with a very successful bake sale to mark Roald Dahl day. Our parents came up trumps by providing the most delicious themed baked goods which we all enjoyed in the glorious September sunshine on the […]
On Friday 6th February, our cross country squad attended the Eagle House event held at Wellington College. This large-scale prep school competition saw U8 – U13 boys and girls from nearly twenty schools match their steal against one another. Some of the races even had one hundred runners all stampeding the starting line, which was […]
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