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Welcome to St John’s CE Primary

St. John’s is a happy, caring church school having strong community links with a distinctive christian ethos. We provide a warm and welcoming learning environment where everyone is valued and encouraged to reach their potential. Visitors often compliment us on the children’s confidence and positive atmosphere in school. We know children learn best when they are happy, we live by our school vision statement. All different and equal: All learning together in God’s world.

Mrs Sally Quirk
Headteacher

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Ofsted says…

‘The staff and Governors have a clear vision for the school that promotes the achievement of every pupil within a caring community based on Christian values.’

‘Pupils learn in a happy, calm, friendly atmosphere. They are keen to help one another and strong relationships throughout the school build trust and confidence.’

‘There is a strong culture of nurturing and support, combined with high expectations.’

‘The extraordinary extra-curricular programme supports learning really well.’

‘Pupils benefit from the quality and range of sporting activities and clubs as well as the rich provision for music throughout the school.’

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Latest news

  • Are you a ‘sharent’? 10 July 2019- Five Thinkuknow articless to help you engaged with your child’s online activities over the summer holidays. Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. Sharing pictures of your child online Lots of parents love sharing photos of their children with friends and family, particularly when they are […]
  • Volunteers Tea and Cricket Festival, Wed. 3rd July. 04 July 2019- I had to miss the tea because I was with Key Stage 2 ‘B’ cricket team at a Primary School’s Cricket Festival. However I hear the the tea was a great success. We have about 50 volunteers working really well with the children in so many varied roles. The tea is the ‘icing’ on an […]
  • Summer Fete, Saturday 29th June. 02 July 2019- Always an inspiring family school event, and this was helped by being the hottest day of the year( in fact a 24 hour mini heat wave –  33 degrees!) and so with blue skies it made the whole occasion, on the school fields, extra special. Mind you, the moving of all the equipment needed from […]
  • Sports Day, Wednesday 26th June 26 June 2019- This, to me, is one of the Highlights of the school year. The scene is set at daybreak with as near perfect  grass Athletics Track as you will ever get. Grass almost like Wimbledon and white lines spot on. This is all thanks to David Shrubb who is total master of all the “behind the […]

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Diary

No school run clubs this week
Starts: 12:00 am
Ends: 20 July 2019 - 12:00 am
KS1 Summer Production
Starts: 2:00 pm
Ends: 17 July 2019 - 3:00 pm
Location: Ship Theatre, Holly Bush Ln, Sevenoaks TN13 3UL, UK
KS2 Summer Production
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: 17 July 2019 - 7:00 pm
Location: Ship Theatre, Holly Bush Ln, Sevenoaks TN13 3UL, UK
KS1 Summer Production
Starts: 2:00 pm
Ends: 18 July 2019 - 3:00 pm
Location: Ship Theatre, Holly Bush Ln, Sevenoaks TN13 3UL, UK
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Meet the classes

Reception

Miss Allen 

As their first year at school I believe it is crucial to ensure that first and foremost children feel happy and secure coming into school. This year is not only about building the foundations of the curriculum, phonics, literacy, maths, physical development, creative arts and understanding the world; it is also about encouraging children to become more independent learners.

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Class 1

Miss Giles

In Year 1 the children make the transition from Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1. Not only is the curriculum new, but the expectation for independence and concentration is increased. The transition is gradual, moving from largely play-led learning to a more formal style.

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Class 2

Mrs Temp

During this pivotal year, we encourage the children to flourish, becoming more independent and confident in themselves and in their learning. We will be preparing the children for their SATS at the end of the year, as well as their transition into Key stage 2.

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Class 3

Mrs Boshoff / Mrs Clark  

This year we begin the transition to Key Stage 2. We learn how to become more independent and build confidence in ourselves as responsible learners.

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Class 4

Mrs Casewell / Mrs Hollands

This year we begin to prepare the children for their transition to Upper Key Stage 2. We learn to become more independent, focussed, mature and responsible learners. We begin to take an active role in our own learning, developing our curiosity and questioning, whilst developing critical thinking skills.

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Class 5

Mrs Grimble / Mr Grobel


This year we begin to prepare the children for their transition to Upper Key Stage 2. We learn to become more independent, focussed, mature and responsible learners. We begin to take an active role in our own learning, developing our curiosity and questioning, whilst developing critical thinking skills.  

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Class 6M

Ms Mackelworth / Mrs Gillhouley

This year we begin to prepare the children for greater independency in their learning. They learn to become more independent, focussed, mature and responsible learners.  The children begin to take an active role in our own learning, developing their curiosity and questioning, whilst developing critical thinking skills.

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Class 6W

Mrs Legg / Mrs Woodhouse

This year we begin to prepare the children for their transition to secondary school. Part of this preparation involves taking on new roles and responsibilities, such as the role of house captain, sports captain, tuck shop manager and sports reporter in addition to the school council representatives. 

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