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Week Ending Friday 19th November

NovemberPosted by Claire Marsland Sun, November 19, 2017 20:38:02
A big thank you to everyone who attended the Frome Remembrance Parade last Sunday - well done to all of the children who were there in our St John's uniform or indeed other uniforms representing their groups such as rainbows, brownies, beavers and cubs. I was extremely proud of all of you.

Last week, we took some time to raise awareness of Anti-Bullying Week by wearing odd socks, reminding us that we are all unique - all different, all equal!


On Friday we celebrated the fantastic work our children have been doing this week with our Headteacher Awards. Well done to: Hector, Tyler, Genny, Elsabeth, Charley, Jaelin, Jesse, Oliver A, Rasmus, Xavvi and Paris!


Everyone also had lots of fun on Friday wearing pyjamas and spotty clothes for Children in Need. We have raised £245 - great job everyone!

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Week Ending Friday 10th November

NovemberPosted by Claire Marsland Thu, November 16, 2017 23:13:22

This week we have been thinking about remembrance and the symbol of the poppy worn by so many people at this time of the year. I would like to thank our House Captains for helping to sell poppies in school, and to everyone who has contributed to this year's Poppy Appeal.

Well done and thank you to Isobelle Lear who played 'The Last Post' beuatifully on the trumpet in Collective Worship this morning.

Also, well done to all of the children who were presented with Headteacher Awards: Rayan, Ryley, Gus, Oleander, Douglas, Orla, Jude, Nathan, Oliver J and Gabe!



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Week Ending Friday 3rd November

NovemberPosted by Claire Marsland Thu, November 16, 2017 23:07:16

I hope everyone had an enjoyable half term break.

We have already been very busy in school during this first week back after the holiday. Well done to: Matthew, Lilly, Anne-Marie, Ruby, Sam, Islarose, Charli, Sonny, Molly-May, Patrick and Molly W who allreceived Hedateacher Awards!




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Week Ending Friday 13th October

OctoberPosted by Claire Marsland Sun, October 15, 2017 18:38:50

Well done to Bella, Summer, Aimee, Megan, Chloe, Iris, Noa, Sol, Freddie and Zoe, who all receved Headeacher Awards last Friday!

Great job, all of you!

This coming Monday, we are very lucky to have Barry Cunningham joing us for a special assembly to launch a magical short story writing competition. Barry discovered the awesome J K Rowling!




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Week Ending Friday 6th October

OctoberPosted by Claire Marsland Wed, October 11, 2017 22:41:58

What a great end to the week... World Smile Day and receiving our Ofsted Report... We are thrilled! smiley

We celebrated World Smile Day by leaving our school uniform at home and choosng what we could wear. We also spent the day smiling at people. There are some great pictures around the school showing us what makes our children smile.

Of course, on Friday we also celebrated the children's hard work and achievements from the week. Well done everyone!

On Tuesday, Year 2 went to the Bath Literature Festival and met a real author. They were fantastic ambassadors for our school, and there excellent behaviour was commented on by other visitors who were not with our school party. Well done Year 2!

On Thursday Year 3 visited Cheddar Caves, and their sensible behaviour was also commented on by members of the public; they, too, were great ambassadors for St John's. Well done Year 3!





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Week Ending Friday 29th September

SeptemberPosted by Claire Marsland Mon, October 02, 2017 19:41:53

We celebrated some fantastic achievements in Headteacher Awards this week. Well done everyone!

We also said well done to two boys for their out of school achievements, motorcycling and completing a 2k fun run. Well done boys!

We also applauded the 66 children who took part in the library reading challenge.



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Week Ending Friday 22nd September

SeptemberPosted by Claire Marsland Thu, September 28, 2017 14:50:59

What a busy week!

Thank you to those of you who completed the online questionnaire and / or spoke to our Ofsted Inspector on Tuesday. We are very pleased with how the day went, and will share the judgement with you when it has been published, which should be in around three weeks time.

We enjoyed a lovely harvest service at the church on Wednesday. Thank you for all of the donations.

We had a very full and busy Headteacher's Awards Collective Worship this morning! It was lovely to have so many parents join us to celebrate the children's successes.

Well done to: Rocco, Jessie, Roberto, George, Lara, Lucas, Josie and Fred for receiving Headteacher Awards.

We also announced our House Captains:

Robins: Thea and Bea

Kingfishers: Arthur D and Orla

Goldfinches: Xavvi and Xavi

Woodpeckers: Olive and Abi

Vice Captains:

Robins: Cassian

Kingfishers: George

Goldfinches: Zoe

Woodpeckers: Arthur BW

I know that they will do a superb job this year, setting an excellent example to the other children and carrying out their responsibilieis diligently.

This year, we have also selected Year 4 Librarians to support Mrs Mead with keeping the Library tidy and amking it an inviting environment to read in. They are: Chelsea-Mae, Gabriel, Sophie T, Maison, Stanley, Luka, Lilly, Molly M, Fred and Amelie.

We also celebrated some out of school achievements:

Well done girls!



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Week Ending Friday 15th September

SeptemberPosted by Claire Marsland Sun, September 17, 2017 21:22:24

A rather belated welcome back to everyone! Apologies for the delay with our blogs this term; we have had a technical hitch, which is now sorted!

The calendar will be updated early this week, as will other documents, which need updating. I apologise for any inconveninece; we are working hard to rectify the situation.

I am delighted to see all of the children back looking smart and refreshed ready for a new term and indeed a new year. They have all been working very hard!

Here are the children who were presented with Headteacher Awards at the end of Week 1:

And here are the children who were presnted with Headteacher Awards at the end of week 2:


Well done everyone! We are all very proud of you!



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