Primary – Learning Together!
Parents and carers of Primary 1-7 are invited along to Soft Starts on different mornings throughout the year from 9.00-9.30am. This will give your child an opportunity to share their learning through a range of activities. Afterwards, please join members of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) from 9.30-10.00am for a tea or coffee in the Noisy/Quiet Room within the primary department.
Dates for academic session 2016-2017 are on the flyer below.
Soft Starts 2016-2017
Please look out for letter in school bags for Extra Curricular Opportunities for this term.
The following activities will be on offer to primary children this term. If your child would like to take part, please complete the consent form and return to us via the school office before Friday 26 August. You will receive confirmation if your child has a place. We need to be in receipt of a consent form before your child takes part in any of the activities.
The new term has begun and today I welcomed our new nursery pupils, 2 new P1 classes, 22 new primary pupils into other years, our new S1 and a host of other new pupils into the secondary! I also spoke with all the children across the school to welcome them back and reminded them of our expectation that here in St John’s Academy we always do our best.
On Sunday, 12 June 2016, the 6th St John’s Academy Pals Battalion departed Perth for the Belgian and French WW1 Battlefields Experience. We travelled overnight and arrived in the Port of Dover first thing on Monday morning. After crossing into France and finally reaching Belgium, pupils were given the opportunity to explore the historic city of Brugge. Later that day we arrived at the Youth Hostel and pupils were given an insight into what the next few days would hold. Read more
Our fourth term newsletter for 2015-16 has been published. Click on the link to download a copy.
Term 4 newsletter
Parents, carers and SQA candidates have been made aware of the changes to the SQA appeals system over the course of the past two years. In short, the old appeals system has changed to a ‘results service’. This service is very different from what was previously in place. For clarity, the school’s policy is outlined here. This policy reflects the guidance offered by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
St John’s Academy has been working towards an Eco-Schools Green Flag as an all through (3-18) school and campus since we were all united on the site in November 2011. After a slow start and much hard work we finally felt confident to submit our application for the recognition of efforts. The documentation for this session (2015/2016) is outlined below. Read more