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Exciting News!

JunePosted by Claire Marsland Sun, June 10, 2018 19:48:30

Some of your children may have come home and told you that I am getting a new puppy, and that I am hoping that he will be able to come into school with me some days to 'hear readers' and provide some 'pet therapy'.

Well my puppy has arrived!

Leo is a four month old Kokoni crossed with a Jack Russell, so a little dog!

Appropriate risk assessments will be in put place and our Chair of Governors is supportive of this idea.

Leo has settled in at home very well today, and is indeed curled up asleep under the desk I am currently working at! I am hoping, all being well, that he will come to school for a short visit this coming Wednesday afternoon. Depending on how he reacts in school on that afternoon, I will bring him around to the classes to meet the children. We will then go from there to arrange his school visits.

An email will be sent out to parents on Monday 11th June containing this same information, and we ask that parents alert us by return email of any known animal allergies or phobias.



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Week Ending Friday 8th June

JunePosted by Claire Marsland Sun, June 10, 2018 19:32:56

The children and staff have come back from half term full of energy, and are all working really hard! Congratulations to all of the children who were presented with Headteacher Awards this week:

Thank you to everyone who supported the non-uniform day in aid of 'We Hear You'.



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Week Ending Friday 25th May

MayPosted by Claire Marsland Wed, May 30, 2018 12:56:38

I really must apologise to parents and children for not posting on my Blog for three weeks - it has just been so so busy at St John's. You must take a look at some of the other year group blogs to see what everyone has been up to!

Below are photos of the children who have been presented with Headteacher Awards over the last three weeks. All of the children have been working really hard. Well done everyone!

11th May:

We also presented the Playground Friends with their new caps:

18th May:

25th May - 2 Photos as we were missing individual children each time...

I hope you are all having a fabulous half term break!





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Week Ending Friday 4th May

MayPosted by Claire Marsland Wed, May 09, 2018 12:03:41

Another busy Headteacher Awards with a total of 19 children and staff presented with certificates. Children and teachers are all working very hard - well done everyone!

We also congratulated the 20 children who attended to Tri-Golf Event for their excellent behaviour and positive attitudes.




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Week Ending Friday 27th April

AprilPosted by Claire Marsland Sun, April 29, 2018 19:28:38

We had another fantastic Headteacher Awards Assembly, with 22 certificates presented to children and staff! Really well done everyone!




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Week Ending Friday 20th April

AprilPosted by Claire Marsland Sun, April 29, 2018 19:24:47

We had a very busy Headteacher Awards, with lots of sporting achievements, as well as our usual Headteacher Awards for some fantastic work. Well done everyone!




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Week Ending Friday 13th April

AprilPosted by Claire Marsland Sun, April 15, 2018 21:29:19

A very warm welcome back to everyone after the Easter Holidays! We have had a very busy first week back and the children and teachers have all been working very hard! Here are the children who were presented with Headteacher Awards for their efforts:


Well done everyone!

We also announced the winners of the House Points for the Spring Term:

As you can see... the water turned yellow... so congratulations to Goldfinch who managed to collect an awesome 2477 housepoints during the Spring Term!



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Headteacher Awards

MarchPosted by Claire Marsland Mon, March 26, 2018 13:32:24

Two weeks of Headteacher awards to celebrate... Well done everyone!

Friday 16th March:

Headteacher Awards were given for great work in fractions, super phonics and reading, positive attitudes to learning, being kind, neatjoined handwiritng and excellent non-fiction writing.


Friday 23rd March Headteacher Awards:

Headteacher Awards were given for more great work on fractions, great attitudes to all learning, progress with reading, writing beautifully, amazing art work, being kind, solving maths problems and working independently.

We also celebrated our very successful chess players.

And... we celebrated some of the achievements from LIDDINGTON!





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