Dean Close Upper 6th spent the day at St John’s running lessons, including drama, sport, music and science. They sent the teachers to the back of the class in a pupil-led takeover throughout the Prep school. Former St John’s pupil, Sydney Davies is one of the team – here she is explaining what went…June 28, 2021
We pride ourselves on developing the leadership skills of our senior pupils. We want to give our children the opportunity to develop key skills that will be essential for many aspects of their lives. Year 7 and 8 pupils are involved in a range of activities, providing them with the opportunity to craft their leadership…May 10, 2021
We believe that it is really important that we work together pastorally and academically to help our children feel encouraged to explore learning. Our pupils are at the centre of everything we do and in the St John’s family, we pride ourselves on knowing every child as an individual: their strengths, their challenges, their friendships…May 5, 2021
This term has been like no other, but the teachers have been so impressed by the resilience of the children, who have continued to share what they love about school and their ideas for the future with a tremendous spirit for fun. They are full of confidence and evidently love all that St John’s has…April 1, 2021
Pupils and teachers alike have welcomed being back in the classroom with such energy and joy – and we’ve had a great many exciting opportunities for the children to enjoy – here are some of our favourites: Jorvik Viking Centre, York Years 3 & 4 had a treat as they looked at Viking times and…April 1, 2021
To celebrate Chinese New Year, the children have been learning how to speak Mandarin, writing Lu-Shi Lu-Shi poetry, doing origami, making dragon masks, looking at Chinese symbols and lanterns, doing Qi-Gong and much, much more! ‘The Magic Travel Machine’ took Reception children to China, where they worked as part of a team to build their…March 31, 2021
At St John’s we love receiving messages, and these two were no exception! Click these links for inspiring words from some very inspiring humans: James Nicol, Author Author of #theapprenticewitch series of books, James Nicol was interviewed by St John’s pupil Izzy, for her vlog for #worldbookday Beth Weddle, Olympian Beth Weddle is one of…March 30, 2021
Clubs at St John’s are very popular! Here’s a selection from this term, for the full list of co-curricular and after school clubs we offer, please click here. Click to watch an amazing time-lapse of Dexter painting Mt. Fuji after being inspired by Japan ClubMarch 30, 2021
St John’s is located close to Chepstow Castle – the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain. The castle is located above cliffs on the River Wye in Chepstow, Monmouthshire and we enjoy a spectacular view from school.March 30, 2021
Raising awareness of big issues that affect us all is so important. Starting conversations in the classroom give the children the opportunity to learn about difficult things together and in a creative way. To mark #InternationalWomensDay – which fell on the first day back at school – pupils looked at the key message #ChooseToChallenge…March 20, 2021
Our highly qualified and experienced team make every day varied and enjoyable for our children. We appreciate the unique needs of every child and the importance of learning through play.
We want our pupils to be curious and persistent learners; excited by, and interested in the world around them. We endeavour to develop a passion for life and place a huge focus on enquiry based learning.
Dean Close Upper 6th spent the day at St John’s running lessons, including drama, sport, music and science. They...
We believe that it is really important that we work together pastorally and academically to help our children feel encouraged...