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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

  • Lizzie Yarnolds Bus Parade – with pictures 19 April 2018 - St John’s School certainly made the right impression on behalf of Sevenoaks Town this morning in honor of Lizzie’s 2 gold Olympic Skeleton Medals. The Vine,one of the oldest cricket grounds in the UK, was the first port of call in her Open  Top Bus Parade around the area from Sevenoaks to West Kingsdown via […]
  • Friday House Colours 16 April 2018 - Our Friday uniform for this and next term will be PE kits with the school house colours t shirt for everyone. Children will bring their PE kits home by Thursday in order to be ready for Friday House Day. They should, of course, return their PE kits to school on Monday mornings to be prepared for […]
  • Memorable Last Day 29 March 2018 - The Easter service is always a great event – even for 246 children and staff walking down to the Church in the rain. The service always has it”s “moments” and the first of these was at the start when Class 3 did a well rehearsed mini costumed playlett of the Last Journey of Jesus to […]
  • Chance to Dance Stag Theatre Thursday 22nd March Edward Oatley 23 March 2018 - What an evening where once again St Johns showed itself to the town as precisely what a school can and is achieving. Tonight a 28 strong Dance Team put on a truly top class performance showing great skills of timing, precise movement, always totally together and with an impressive self-confidence of just individually knowing what […]

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Diary

Sewing
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: April 23, 2018 - 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)
Community Choir
Starts: 7:30 pm
Ends: April 23, 2018 - 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
Hockey Festival (Yr 5 & 6)
Starts: 2:00 pm
Ends: April 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Location: Hollybush , Hollybush Cl, Sevenoaks TN13 3XN, UK
LIttle John's
Starts: 2:00 pm
Ends: April 24, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Location: St John's CE Primary School, Bayham Rd, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3XD, UK
Description: ‘Little Johns’ is held on Tuesday afternoons from 2 - 3:15pm for all pre-schoolers, so please come along when you can, families who don’t attend the school are welcome too!
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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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. 

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