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28 June 2017 – All Through

Dear Parents and Carers

As the academic year comes to a close, I wanted to very briefly thank you for all your support over the past twelve months in helping us to provide great learning experiences for all the children and young people in St John’s RC Academy.

As I write this blog, our newsletter is being finalised and I have an opportunity there to reflect on the term and the past year.  Please take the time to read over the successes of our children and young people in what has been a busy, busy year! Read more

22 May 2017 – Secondary

Dear Parents and Carers

Time has flown in since my last blog and I wanted to now get in touch and update you.

This year’s diet of SQA exams are going smoothly with many speaking after their exams with confidence!  We know that our young people have been working hard and making the best use of their teachers, including coming in for study sessions over the Easter break and study leave. The exams themselves run for another two weeks and  finish on the 2nd of June with Drama and Higher PE completing this year’s SQA diet.  Please continue to keep our SQA candidates (as well as all our students) in your prayers. Read more

Senior Prefect Team 2017-18

We are delighted to announce the senior prefect team for the coming session:

  • Head Girl: Louise Ford
  • Depute Head Girls: Emma Gaffney and Isobel Joughin
  • Head Boy: Albert Krakowski
  • Depute Head Boys: Robert McCall and Jack Dailly
  • House Captains:
  • Ann Fernandez and Lewis Hunter – St Andrew House
  • Bethan Gordon and Robert Young – St Columba House
  • Evie Gardner and Dio Andre C Paderog – St Margaret House
  • Marta Weyer and Kuba Duda – St Ninian House

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31 March 2016 – Secondary

Dear Parents and Carers

As we approach the end of term once again, I wanted to write to you to keep you updated and to wish you and your family a happy Easter.

In the secondary we have been working hard this term, and this is particularly true for those in our senior phase. National 4 pupils have been completing their courses internally, and National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher pupils have been working to complete coursework, units and prepare for their exams.  Special holiday study classes have been organised by teachers giving up their free time.  A programme for this is here: Easter Revision 2017Read more

Crowdfunding our Playgrounds

Can you help fund our playground appeal?  We’re asking for your help – click here for more information on how you can help our children play and relax.

24 February 2017 – All through

Dear Parents and Carers

After our very welcome short break, it was back to work this week across the nursery and school.  Before the break, we celebrated our Rights Respecting Schools days across the school. On Monday we focussed on the Global Goals and Tuesday was the Day for Change where we thought about our right to play and rest. The children (and staff!) in the nursery and primary really embraced the theme and came dressed in a variety of fabulous costumes of games and game characters…including monopoly characters, twister boards, PAC man, Mario Brothers, scrabble letters and boards! We raised money for pennies for the playgrounds appeal too. Read more

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