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17 May 2018 – All Through

Since the start of the final term of 2017/18 we have been busy right across the whole school.  While many of our nursery pupils are getting ready for P1, our P7 pupils are preparing for S1, and we have been saying our farewells to our outgoing S6 and leavers in the Senior Phase.

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4 December 2017 – All through

Dear Parents/Carers

As Christmas approaches, we recall the events of Bethlehem two thousand years ago throughout the season of Advent. During Advent, the Church asks us to take time to ‘make ready’ for the birth of the Son of God.  In St John’s RC Academy there will be a whole range of events and activities throughout the whole school, helping the children and young people ‘make ready’ for Christmas.  Many of these events will be prayerful opportunities, such as our recent family mass with Bishop Stephen and the P4 reconciliation service, special occasions like our P2 Nativity and Primary Christmas Show, or the Family Carol Service in St John’s Church (on 20th December at 6pm!) Read more

Ethiopia study trip with SCIAF

Acting Headteacher, Seán Hagney, recently visited Ethiopia as part of a SCIAF study trip for Scottish teachers.  His story recently featured in the Scottish Catholic Observer and can be downloaded here.  Mr Hagney will be talking about his journey to Ethiopia and the people he met there over the coming months, as well as helping SCIAF to produce resources for Scottish schools. Read more