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Positive Care Inspectorate report for St John’s Academy Nursery

Our Nursery was visited by the Care Inspectorate on 5th February 2016.  The Inspection Report has now been published and highlights a number of areas of very good and excellent practice.

It was identified that the Nursery makes excellent use of the environment both within the nursery and around the rest of the school providing opportunities for stimulating play using areas such as the gym, drama studio, sensory room, noisy quiet, wee room, outdoor classroom and library. They also highlighted that staff are experienced, skilled, enthusiastic and motivated and ensure that our children are provided with a variety of experiences which interest and challenge them. Read more

Term 3 Newsletter 2015-16

Our third term newsletter for 2015-16 has been published. Click on the link to download a copy.

Term 3 Newsletter

2014/15 Performance Data Published

In order to help raise attainment and support school improvement, information is gathered annually on the attainment and destinations of school leavers across Scotland.

The information presented here is designed to give parents a view of how schools are meeting the challenges facing Scottish education today:

  • equipping children and young people with the skills, experience and attitudes needed in the 21st century,
  • raising attainment for all, and
  • ensuring every child has the same opportunity to succeed.

Read more

Parent Council News

Thank you to everyone who helped, donated, supported and came along to the Easter Fayre. The Fayre was a great success and raised a fabulous £1462!  This money will be used to support the children and young people across the school.

Secondary parents’ information evenings

Presentations to parents from our recent course choice information evenings can be found here:

  • our 2016 presentation for parents of pupils in S2 going into S3 – click here to download a pdf of the presentation
  • our 2016 presentation for parents of pupils in S3 going into S4 – click here to download a pdf of the presentation
  • our 2016 presentation for parents of pupils in S4/5 going into S5/6 – click here to download a pdf of the presentation

Headteacher’s Blog

Welcome to our website.  While you’re here, don’t forget to check out our ‘Headteacher’s Blog’ link at the top of the page, or click here.  The blog brings together news of what’s been going on in school and reminders about what’s being planned.  This is in response to requests from parents for more information – we hope you find it useful.  You can let us know what you think by emailing your comments to st-johnsacademy@pkc.gov.uk, with the subject ‘HT Blog’.

Catholic Education Week 2016

To help us celebrate Catholic Education Week, many of our Primary 1 and Primary 5 children joined the parish of St John the Baptist, Perth on Sunday, 7 February.  The children and parents were involved in reading, presenting the offerings and leading us all in the final hymn.

Headteacher, Seán Hagney, reflected on this year’s theme ‘Learning to be Merciful’ at the 11.00am mass, with teachers from St John’s RC Academy and associated primaries reading this reflection at other services in Perth and Kinross.  As a number of parishioners have asked for a copy, this year’s letter can be found here.  Thanks for your positive feedback.