FRONT PAGE – DO NOT EDIT

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

Learn more about us

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.’

Get our Ofsted report

Latest news

  • School Summer Productions 17 July 2017 - It’s Summer show time again! If you would like  a copy of the programme, or to order a copy of the DVD, click here for Show Programmes and DVD orders. [Translate]
  • Yr 4 Orchestra Concert 11 July 2017 - What a great finale to Sarah Marsh’s career at St Johns.  Together with the peripatetic music team the 55 strong Year 4 orchestra were ready to perform some well known and pretty complicated pieces and this they did with maturity and a real sense of fun and pleasure in front of their families. Music has […]
  • Sports day program 04 July 2017 - Please click here to download the Soprts day program [Translate]
  • Sports Day Postponed 28 June 2017 - After much deliberation we have decided to postpone sports day to next Wednesday 5th July. Overnight heavy rain has left the field unsuitable for running. Apologies for this inconvenience. After School Club WILL operate tonight but NOT other clubs [Translate]

View all news stories

Diary

Community Choir
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: August 21, 2017 - 8:30 pm
Location: St John's CE Primary School, Bayham Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XD, United Kingdom
Description: Sevenoaks Community Choir
Contact:
jenny@dependant.org
Sewing
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: August 21, 2017 - 8:30 pm
Location: St John's CE Primary School, Bayham Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XD, United Kingdom
Description: Sewing with Jenny Canfield
(Yr 4 Elsebeth's mum)
Pilates
Starts: 7:00 pm
Ends: August 24, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Location: St John's CE Primary School, Bayham Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XD, United Kingdom
Description: Pilates with Emma-Jane Rushby
(Yr 4 Ethan's mum)
Pilates
Starts: 8:00 pm
Ends: August 24, 2017 - 9:00 pm
Location: St John's CE Primary School, Bayham Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XD, United Kingdom
Description: Pilates with Emma-jane Rushby

View all diary events

Twitter

View all tweets

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.

Visit our page >

Class 1

Mrs Temp

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.

Read more ›

Class 2

Miss Prendergast 

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.

Read more ›

Class 3

Mrs Turner / 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.

Read more ›

Class 4P

Miss Parfett 

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.

Read more ›

Class 4C

Mrs Casewell 


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.  

Read more ›

Class 5

Mrs Grimble 

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.

Read more ›

Class 6

Mr Josh Still / Mrs Gillhouley

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. 

Read more ›