August 2013

St John's is celebrating record results for the fourth time in the last five years. Students have exceeded our expectations again to achieve the following overall results:

99.4% Pass Rate

I am also delighted to announce an exciting new club that will be starting in September. The St John’s cycling club will start on a Thursday 3-4pm. Initially for the first half-term we will open it up for Year 7’s to Year 9’s. Students will need to bring their own bikes to school. During the 6 week block the students will also learn about bike maintenance and safety on the roads. The numbers are restricted to 20. Letters and information are available from Miss Somers.

Each term we give 16 students in Year 7 the opportunity to take part in the Kayaking club. Sessions take place in the school pool on a Monday night between 3-4 and 4-5. At the end of the term students will be given the opportunity to complete the 2* Award and may get the opportunity to complete in some competitions with Tees Tigers. Any students who are interested in taking part in this should come and get a letter from Miss Somers.

With the new introductions of the houses this year we had our first ever house competitions and house sports day. The house competitions saw students take part in a range of different activities including rounders, table-tennis, relays, trampolining, golf and watt bikes.