Early Years Sports Day 2018 Gallery

An insight into the Early Years Sports Day that took place on Monday 2nd July 2018.

Year 1, 2 & 3 Sports Day Gallery

An insight into the Years 1,2 & 3 Sports Day that took place on Tuesday 26th June 2018.

Summer Club Programme 2018

Following its success in 2017 we will again be running a Summer Activities Club in our Eagles facility this year. The club will be lead by our Sports Coach , Mark Corbett and will run for the first four weeks of the summer break.

Running from 23rd July through to 17th August, weekdays from 8.30am till 4pm. A day at the club cost £15. Trips range in price from £15 up to £30.

This year the trips will be:

Twin Lakes Theme Park  £25
Space Museum  £25
Wembley Stadium  £30
Cannock Chase  £15

We are able to accommodate children from Reception age up to current Year 6, for single days or any combination of days during the programme and parents are now able to make bookings from today.
We welcome children from other schools and the club is not just for St John’s pupils.

There will be a whole range Of activities From:

Various tournaments and competitions
Arts and Crafts
Games
Movies
Football Frenzy
Fitness Fanatical Friday
Fitness Suite
Mini Olympics
Plus much much more.........

To complete a booking fill in the form below and return it to main reception. Can you ensure that the payment information is fully completed.

Cashless Information

From 1st March St John's will operate an almost completely cashless system.

From this date all large amounts of payments for expenditure such as visits,Eagles bookings and meals will only be accepted using one of the following methods.

1. Debit or Credit Card payments via the online Agora system. If you do not have an account a password and login details has been sent home with a copy of this information and you should of received one.  If not please contact us. Further details of how to setup a new account can be found on our website here....

2. Cash payments can be made at the Post Office or PayPoint outlets using the barcodes that have been sent home with your child. The barcodes can be used as many times as you need, so it is important to keep the barcodes safe (sepreate ones are required for dinner money or Eagles transactions)

PLease note that cash for small cost items like book bags, break sales and water bottles will still be accepted.

This move to a cashless system has many benefits and brings our academy in line with up to date business methods of payments. Parents will also hopefully appreciate being able to easily keep more detailed accounts of their payments.

It is very important that academies have efficient and accurate records of receiving payments and we believe that this move will help us achieve this goal.

Mr Ayres
Headteacher

Dinnertime in the Snow with Friends!

Today's dinnertime was a little bit different and the children enjoyed the opportunity to play in the snow with their friends and teachers.

The children had an amazing time building snowmen, diving in the snow and even making a snow tunnel.

Hopefully the images below show how much fun they really had.

Children In Need Cake Sale

Today hundreds of children have kindly bought in cakes to raise funds for Children In Need. There are a wide and varied range of cakes with many being really creative with some looking too good to eat!

Thank you to all the parents and children supporting this and hopefully some of the AMAZING cakes will be bought home for you to share :)

Sporting Successes

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Year 5/6 boys football were runners up at the District final. They competed strongly and only conceded one goal throughout the tournament.

Year 5/6 girls won the the District final and going on to qualify for the County final which will be held at St George's Park, Burton. 

All the girls battled throughout the tournament winning every match, scoring 12 goals and only conceding one.

The girls are really looking forward to the County finals especially as they will experience playing at Burton, the home of all the England football squads.

Year 3/4 boys football squad also performed extremely well in their local
tournament.  

They also won every match, scoring 10 goals and only conceding one.

Wilderness Adventures

59 Year 6 pupils took up the opportunity to discover more about the great outdoors by attending the first ever trip to the 'Wilderness Academy'
The journey started on Wednesday morning travelling by coach to the Wilderness and spent three days and two nights in this unique experience.

During their stay all the children took part in various activities throughout the days and evenings such as; animal tracking, fire lighting, shelter building, 4.2 mile hike, night walks plus much more. This all obviously was after the children put up their own tents!

It's the first time St John's has visited the 'Wilderness Academy' and all the children (and staff) thoroughly enjoyed the experience. 

Once again the pupils were a credit to the school and embraced the opportunity and conducted themselves admirably.

This was so much more than 3 days, 2 nights away with friends... This was a complete game changer for our child. It’s filled him with just the right amount of self belief to take him confidently through Year 6 and the journey that awaits him
— Year 6 Parent