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Welcome to the St. John’s Catholic Primary School Website

Welcome to our website. We hope that you will find it useful and informative. Our aim is to give newcomers to the school an insight into the aims and ethos of the school and to provide our pupils and parents easy access to information they need and news about what is happening in our school community.

St John’s is a Roman Catholic Primary School for pupils aged 5 – 11. At St John’s we aim to provide an environment where learning is enjoyable and where children feel safe and happy. We believe that every child is a unique individual and we encourage them to explore and develop their learning skills, grow with confidence and enthusiasm, learn how to accept responsibility and, very importantly, strive to reach their full potential.


You can read our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Information Report by clicking here.

Section 48 RE Inspection

The school was inspected on 25th November. The school was judged to be Outstanding which is a wonderful achievement for the school. Governors and staff thank you all for your continued support. pdf Click here for a summary of the findings.

Ofsted Inspection June 2013

During the visit in June 2013 the Inspectors confirmed that our school has continued to improve since the last inspection. Inspectors were particularly impressed by:

  • The excellent behaviour of our pupils which contributes strongly to the good progress made in lessons.
  • The outstanding provision for spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.
  • The outstanding pastoral care for its pupils
  • The good relationships with parents and parental support for the school.
  • The good provision in the Early Years Foundation stage which results in pupils making a strong start to their school life.
  • The rich and imaginative curriculum experience provided for all its pupils.

pdf Ofsted Report 2013

Ofsted June 2013 – The Parent View had an excellent response see here. For more information please see our Ofsted page.

As a faith school, the Catholic ethos of St John’s is at the heart of all we do. This is demonstrated in our school liturgies, school council, play leader scheme and individual award programmes. With the school community, parents and parish we provide children with a safe and happy learning environment.

You can find our Pupil Premium Document here, information on our PE and Sport Grant expenditure here, and more information on our Policies, Admissions & Documents page.

We always welcome parents who wish to look around school. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Mission Statement

Jesus Christ is the centre of St. John's Catholic Primary School. Inspired by His presence among us:

  • We educate all our children to learn, develop and fulfil their potential
  • We aim to provide a secure, loving, family environment
  • We value and nurture each person's gifts and talents enabling all to grow in the knowledge and practice of the Catholic Faith
  • We seek to accompany each other as we serve our community and journey towards God

“I am the vine: you are the branches” (John 15, verse 5)