St John's Catholic Primary School

We pride ourselves on our vibrant and successful learning environment and strong Catholic ethos.

Operating as usual

28/03/2024

The Easter bunnies paid a quick visit to all classes today to share some Easter treats! The whole staff would like to wish all our families a very happy and safe Easter break. See you all on Monday 15th April.

26/03/2024

A massive well done to all the Year 5 children tonight who took part in their Easter Liturgy. You all acted and sang beautifully. We are all very proud of you!

24/03/2024

21/03/2024

Happy 25th Birthday The Gruffalo 🎂

Return to the deep dark wood where it all began - “A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.”

Friday 22 March
Higham Library: 9.30am - 10am, Gruffalo themed Rhyme Time for preschool aged children and their parent/carers

Saturday 23 March
Gravesend Library: Midday - 1pm, Gruffalo themed Family Crafts
Coldharbour Library: 2pm - 3.30pm, Gruffalo themed Family Crafts
Higham Library: 10am - Midday, Gruffalo themed Family Colouring

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The Reading Agency Macmillan Children's Books

21/03/2024

Do not forget tomorrow is our SEND coffee morning. Everyone is welcome to attend.

All parents/carers are welcome to a SEND coffee morning on Friday, the 22nd of March to learn about neuro diversity and how we at St Johns help support our Neurodivergent children. This will be led by our Senco. Mrs Ward, coffee and refreshments will be provided. Please come along and join in celebrating all our students

18/03/2024

All parents/carers are welcome to a SEND coffee morning on Friday, the 22nd of March to learn about neuro diversity and how we at St Johns help support our Neurodivergent children. This will be led by our Senco. Mrs Ward, coffee and refreshments will be provided. Please come along and join in celebrating all our students

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 17/03/2024

Over the past two weeks, our Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 classes have all had visit from Kent County Council's road safety team. The children all about the importance of crossing the road safely. Can your child tell you what the five important rules are? Kent County Council

17/03/2024

Happy St Patrick's Day!

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 14/03/2024

Today we had to say goodbye to our ducklings. They have now returned to the farmer and will have lots of fun down at the farm! The children have loved seeing how the ducklings have grown and changed over the past week.

13/03/2024

Good Luck to our girls football team who play Shears Green juniors tomorrow! We look forward to hearing how you get on.

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 12/03/2024

The ducklings are growing fast!!

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 11/03/2024

Our book fair and science gadget sale will take place straight after school Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week. Every book or item sold helps raise money for our school.

10/03/2024

A quick reminder that the book fair and science gadget sale is taking place this week, from Monday to Thursday (3.30pm onwards), in our music studio.

09/03/2024

BREAKING NEWS!!
We are 7-a- side champions! Riverview 7's champions 2024! They battled through some incredibly hard games, sudden death and a penalty shootout; that's before they even played the final! A massive congratulations boys, Mr Parker and Mr Harvey! 🎉🎉🎉🎉

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 08/03/2024

Congratulations to all our cardboard roll winners. A letter will be sent to all winners with details of their prize - a trip to Waterstones!

08/03/2024

Having their first swim!

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 07/03/2024

Our fifth and final duckling hatched and all are doing very well and looking forward to their first swim tomorrow!

07/03/2024

Mrs Kinslow has been busy judging the cardboard tube book character competition. The winners will be announced tomorrow but a special shout out to all our Paddingtons!!!

07/03/2024

We had lots of fun dressing up for world book day and are eagerly looking forward to our author visit tomorrow.

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 06/03/2024

Today we have had two new arrivals, taking our total to 3 cute ducklings!

05/03/2024

A quick reminder that Thursday is World Book Day. Children can come dressed as a book character. Below are some examples of quick and simple ideas!

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 04/03/2024

Today we had a very 'egg citing' delivery!
One egg even hatched on its journey to us! Look at our first cute duckling. We will keep you posted what happens next. . . .

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 20/02/2024

Today was an exciting day as we took the next step in our OPAL journey. At lunchtime, the children were able to explore a range of different play zones and we can safely say they all looked like they were having a fantastic time and we have had some great comments from them on day one! Here are just a few of the zones on offer! More photos will follow soon. . . . OPAL Outdoor Play and Learning CIC

18/02/2024

A quick reminder to all parents. Tomorrow (Monday 19th Feb) is a teacher training day and therefore school is closed for children. We are all looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday 20th February at 8.45am!

08/02/2024

Congratulations to our boys football team who won 4-0 against Hartley Primary last night! Thank you Mr Parker for being a great coach.
Good Luck to the girls who play a match tonight! (fingers crossed the weather improves!)

06/02/2024

A quick message to all our Year 1 parents. Please remember that tomorrow is our Phonics information talk regarding the Year 1 Phonics screening that will take place in June. We have a morning session starting at 9am and an afternoon one starting at 2.45pm. Both will take place in the Infant Hall.

26/01/2024

Congratulations to our football team! Tonight, they have beaten Meopham Primary 3-0! They played so well and are through to the next round of their competition. Mr Harvey and all the staff are very, very proud of you all!

23/01/2024
20/01/2024

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Young Voices concert on Thursday. Everyone said it was an amazing experience and you all sang beautifully. Here is just a quick snippet of one of the songs they sang!

Photos from St John's Catholic Primary School's post 18/01/2024

Our school choir have spent the afternoon at the London O2 Arena practising for their Young Voices concert tonight. Good Luck to everyone involved.

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Videos (show all)

Having their first swim!
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Young Voices concert on Thursday. Everyone said it was an amazing ex...
Our ducklings have spent a lovely weekend with Mrs Turner! They even had a little swim . . . #ducklings #science
So many children have bought tickets and helped the school raise nearly £700 so we’ve decided to do two bonus draws : as...
The draw for co headteachers for a day has taken place! The winners are: Noah Ramsay and Isabelle Coomber! Congratulatio...
Mrs Kinslow announcing our reading winners for the term #wealwaysdoourbest
Every year, each class creates their own class candle which they use during prayer and liturgy time. On Thursday, we wel...
Well done to Neve in Year 3, who wonderfully displayed her skills in playing the piano to the rest of her class. You are...
Happy Mother's Day! This video shows one of our year 6 children reciting a poem she has learnt to celebrate Mother's Day...
It's feeding time for our chicks! #livingeggs #stjohnsway
Who were behind the masks? #maskedreader
Here is the last masked reader video for book week!

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