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School News | Friday 4th December 2020

Primary school places

Please see our home page for this year’s prospectus, or download it below:

The closing date for primary places for Sept 21 is 15th Jan 21.  Visit: www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools 


During the first week of Advent, we have been thinking about how we can prepare for Jesus’ coming at Christmas: ‘Be watchful, be alert!’ Mark 13:33-37

Reading Challenge

We’re delighted that even more children have achieved their Bronze Award for reading and reviewing 15 books:

Olivia Taj, Imogen Shaw, Lameck Scoon, Lucy Currie, Declan Andrews, Libbie Moore, Nico Wilson, Vivienne McCarthy and Holly Burton.  

Congratulations to Caria Alvarez-Horsfall who has won the Silver Award for 30 books!

Digimaps for Geographay

This year, we have subscribed to an online geography resource; ‘Digimaps for Schools’.  Please contact the school office for login details.

Holidays 21-22

Our holiday list for next year (September 2021-July 2022) has been approved by our Governors and was sent to you via ParentPay last week.  Please get in touch if you have any queries. 


Children in Year 4 on this year’s Sacramental Programme are celebrating the sacrament of Reconciliation next week.  We wish them well.

Snowy weather

Whenever possible children will play out at breaktimes.  If the weather is snowy, please send your child with wellies or boots to change into.

Covid-19 Risk Assessment

Thank you very much to everyone who is wearing a face covering on the paths and when coming into school.  Please can you make sure that you stay 2 metres apart from one another.  Thank you.

Class Awards  

Our winners this week are:

Class 1 – Eva; Class 2 – Noah; Class 3 – Zayaan; Class 4 – The Whole Class; Class 5- The Whole Class; Class 6 – Noel; Class 7 – Lucy; Class 8 – Grant.

Christmas CAFOD donations

If your child is sending in a card for their class, we are suggesting that you send a 50p donation to CAFOD with it.  Thank you for your support.

EYFS and Key Stage 1 Christmas performance

A letter will go out next week with details of this year’s performance.  It won’t be performed live, but copies will be available for a small fee on DVD.

Poppy Appeal 2020

Thank you very much for your generosity for this year’s Poppy Appeal.  We have been informed that £85.80 was raised.

Weekly Awards

This week our winners are:

Readers of the Week: 

Class 1:Castelano; Class 2 – Artus; Class 3 – Kai; Class 4 – Holly; Class 5 – Joshua H; Class 6 – William; Class 7 – Katrina; Class 8 – Angel.  

Writers of the Week: 

Class 1 – Victoria; Class 2 – Theo; Class 3 – Arek; Class 4 – Gilliana; Class 5 – Libbie M; Class 6 – Alex; Class 7 – Maisie H; Class 8 – Junior.

Contact Us

Tel: 01282 438120

Email: office@stjohns.lancs.sch.uk


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