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School News | Friday 6th November 2020

Reading Challenge

Congratulations to our Bronze Award winners: Tyler Allen, Reuben Shaw, Isla Mansworth and to our Silver Award winners: George & William Franklin, Chiara Emmerson.  Well done!

Social distancing

Please can you make sure that you stay 2 metres apart from one another when waiting outside the gates to collect or drop-off children.  It’s vital that we maintain social distancing.  Thank you.

Primary school places

Please note the closing date for primary places for September 2021 is 15th January 2021.  Visit: www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools for details of how to apply.  Please see our website for this year’s prospectus which has lots of useful information, or contact the office if you would like a paper copy.

Science Day

This week we are celebrating World Science Day on Tues 10th.  Each class will carry out experiments and investigations with the theme ‘Science in Society’.  Please ask your children about it.


Do you follow us on Twitter?  If not, please consider doing so.  It’s an excellent way of seeing what your children get up to at school.  We currently have 160 followers! @BurnleySJB

Afternoon at the Movies

Thank you very much for your generous contributions in exchange for wearing non-uniform on our movie afternoon last week.  We raised £227.  We are sending £150 to CAFOD and putting the remainder into our School Fund.  

Anti-Bullying Week

Please wear odd socks to school next Monday (16th Nov) as it is Anti-Bullying Week.  This is a national event organised by the Anti-Bullying Alliance.  The theme this year is ‘United Against’ Bullying’.  Workshops will take place next week.

Term Dates

Please note our Autumn Term dates:

School closes at 1.30pm on Friday 18th December.  Spring Term 2021 begins on Tuesday 5th January.

Please contact the office for a full list.

Class Awards  

Our winners this week are:

Class 1 – Maahir; Class 2 – Jessica W; Class 3 – Arek; Class 4 – Daisy; Class 5 – Emilija;  Class 6 – Charlie; Class 7 – Danni; Class 8 – Macey. 

Poppy Appeal 

Thank you for your contributions to this year’s Poppy Appeal.  

Friday Favourites

KS2 – please book with the office by Wednesday and pay via ParentPay if you would like to join in. 

Nasal Flu Immunisations

These will take place in school on 18th November.  An email has been sent to the parents/carers of children who are eligible.  

Weekly Awards

Readers of the Week: 

Class 1 – Holly; Class 2 – Amy; Class 3 – Monica; Class 4 – Maia; Class 5 – Lucas H; Class 6 – Zach; Class 7 – Tyler; Class 8 – Junior.  

Writers of the Week: 

Class 1 –  Imaan; Class 2 – Oliver; Class 3 – Ebony; Class 4- Joshua; Class 5 – Freddie; Class 6 – Jennifer; Class 7 – Abbie; Class 8 – Declan.

Contact Us

Tel: 01282 438120

Email: office@stjohns.lancs.sch.uk


Twitter: @BurnleySJB