This year, the theme of Catholic Education Week is “Celebrating and Worshipping.” In our Catholic schools the pandemic has taken its toll and disrupted our ability to come together. However, the pandemic has not disrupted the purpose and mission of our Catholic school, the celebration of our values and our unique ethos.Read more
Posts from the ‘Primary Blogs’ Category
Our digital assembly is available to view. Our P7s celebrate their achievements throughout their primary school years, and the school recognises their contribution to making our school a great place to be.
We wish them all every success as they move to secondary within St John’s Academy.Read more
I couldn’t leave without a final blog!
Thank you for the support you have given to me and to St John’s Academy over the past year, and on a personal level, over the past 11 years. The journey over this time has been incredible, and the many improvements and achievements we have made together are nothing short of remarkable.Read more
Dear Parents and Carers
What a unique week! This special ‘soft start’ or transition week has been really helpful as we help our pupils adapt to our school’s return. We have been keeping very busy preparing and we are looking forward to everyone being back on Monday.Read more
Dear Parents and Carers,
I hope this finds you and your family safe and well. I hope too that you had an enjoyable Easter holiday.
Term 4 begins today and we are hoping that all our learners will be doing their best to re-engage with their learning. The importance of having a routine during these challenging times can’t be overstated, and we hope school-supported learning will be an important part of this. If you are experiencing any difficulties in engaging with our learning – from nursery to secondary – please contact the school office for advice and support.Read more
Dear Parents and Carers
After writing formally to you so often over the past few days, I am returning to the blog.
I just wanted to write a note of reassurance to you. I know a number of parents are concerned and frustrated (in equal measure) as they try to get online, access resources, sort out glitches and all the rest, so that they can get their children settled and working. Please do not worry too much about this – we’re in it for the long haul, I think. We will get there. And I promise we will be doing our best to sort out any issues you have.Read more