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Extended Learning and Achievement Visit Report Published

The Extended Learning and Achievement Visit (ELAV) Report is now available.  The ELAV took place on 27-28 March 2018, led by Quality Improvement Officers Donald MacLeod and Jennifer Sorrie.

On receiving the report Mr Hagney, Headteacher of St John’s RC Academy, commented, “I am delighted that this report is so positive. I want to express my thanks to the ELAV team, and to pupils, parents, staff and school partners who engaged so positively with them.  The team praised the school for many areas of our work, and I’m particularly pleased that they saw our young people as a key strength.  They described them as polite, engaged in learning, interacting positively in a respectful and positive way. Read more

2018 Year of Young People FREE FESTIVAL & TRANSPORT

On Saturday 23 June, Perth will welcome a signature Year of Young People festival to the North Inch and City Centre.

This festival will feature Ministry of Sound, Local young bands, a youth market, health and wellbeing village and much more.

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Pupil Leadership Team 2018 – 2019

Pupil Leadership Team 2018 – 2019

We are delighted to announce our new Pupil Leadership Team for 2018 – 2019.

We believe that these young people will do a fantastic job and will serve our community well.  We are sure you will join us in congratulating these young people for this great achievement.

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Perth City Campus Information 18

Please click here to download information on the courses we are offering as part of the Perth City Campus.

Our Nursery and School Brochure

Our St John’s RC Academy brochure gives an overview of our whole school.  Click on the link to find out about our history, and our children and young people’s learning journey in our all through school.

Youth and Philanthropy Initiative 2018

Originating in Canada, YPI is now an international programme and is delivered in secondary schools across Scotland. The programme is principally funded and managed in Scotland by The Wood Foundation and St John’s RC Academy has been delivering the programme to S3 pupils for a number of years.

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy and their local community. Each participating school, each year is responsible for directing a £3000 YPI Grant to a local charity through a unique programme of team work, research and competition. YPI Scotland is all about creativity and passion, leaving the four walls of the classroom behind, and supporting the issues young people care most about. This session, as in past sessions, our S3 pupils have met with a number of volunteers, staff members and charity representatives to research and gather information about their chosen charities. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the charity personnel that worked with our pupils for the time and commitment they have shown to them and our school community. Read more

Pila 2018

Once again, the school organised a very successful skiing trip to Pila in Italy.

35 pupils from S2 took part in the trip, and a fantastic time was enjoyed by all.

Many thanks to the staff (Mr Barker, Mrs Sandilands, Miss Lynch, Mr Simpson and Mr McManamon) who helped to organise and manage all aspects of the trip. Read more