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 […]
Our Rudiments (Year 8) boys had a wonderful time at the beginning of term when they visited the Isle of Wight for their annual Science and Geography fieldwork trip. An extremely valuable start to their final Common Entrance preparations, the boys studied coastal errosion and fluvial systems for their final Geography fieldwork project and marine zonation […]
As we pass the half-way point of the 3-week Summer Language School at St John’s Beaumont, the children have continued to throw themselves into everything that we have going on. The children’s all round knowledge and understanding of the English language is developing rapidly, and there has been some remarkable progress amongst all 19 of […]
Our boys deserve hearty congratulations once again for their outstanding achievements in the recent ABRSM examinations this term. Not only were these some of the most advanced grades taken in some time, but the results gained were also remarkable. 42 boys sat practical and theory examinations (3 x Grade 6 and 5 x Grade 5) […]
What do 6 Chinese, 5 Korean, 3 Spanish, 3 Russian, 1 French and 1 Japanese children make? The St John’s Beaumont Summer Language School, that’s what! Arriving on Sunday 12th July, these 19 children began their 3-week stay with us to learn English and to experience the British Culture at the hands of a team […]
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 […]
It was a great pleasure to welcome the boys and staff of St Mary’s Hall (Junior school to Stonyhurst College) to St John’s this week for our annual Swimming Gala and Rugby fixtures. This meeting is held alternatively at respective schools each September and involves a hotly contested swimming gala followed by Colts (U11) and […]
Congratulations must once again go to our Drama department and the wonderful group of boys who have again excelled themselves in this improtant curricular area. Over 70 boys have sat LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) examinations this term and a staggering 91% of these have been achieved at either Distinction or Merit […]
Thursday 9th July saw the conclusion to the end of this academic year marked by the traditional St Ignatius Mass followed by academic prizegiving. Our Guest of Honour this year was the author Christopher Lloyd. Christopher is the author of the renowned ‘What On Earth’ series of books and had visited St John’s earlier in the […]
This year’s traditional Leavers’ Vespers Service once again offered our Year 8 Rudiments boys, their parents and staff the opportunity to come together for one final Evening Vespers before they leave us on Thursday. The service was, as it is always, a very moving occasion: one in which the boys played their part with a […]
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