International Schools Award-July 2020

International Schools Award


We are extremely proud to announce that we have achieved our very first 'International Schools Award' awarded by the British Council

St John's 'International Schools Award'

We are very proud to announce we have achieved our first 'International School Award' with the British Council.

St John's have been accredited for:

'Outstanding Development of the international dimension in the curriculum'

A huge thank you to Mrs Hall for all of her hard work in applying for this special award!

Please take a look at our special 'International Schools Award' certificate:

International School Award Certificate


All the children watched the Chinese New Year Assembly, finding out about the traditions and celebrations enjoyed by Chinese communities all around the world during the Lunar New Year. This year in the Year of the Tiger.

Some classes took part in a variety of activities including Chinese writing, lantern making, Chinese fan dancing, listening to music, watching a lion dance, singing songs, making dragon masks and dancing like a lion.

Celebrating Chinese New Year@St John's













International Collaboration-June 2021 (Class 3)

Class 3 were thrilled to receive their artwork from Valencia, Spain today.  We were so impressed with the quality of their work and were delighted to be able to take a piece of artwork home.

Class 3 Art Work From Spain














St John's International Curriculum-May 2021

Class 3 are learning all about the Amazon Rainforest this half-term. In Art, the children have been using water colours to create paintings of different animals that live there. 

We decided to send some of our paintings to children in Valencia, Spain. 

The teacher in Spain has sent come photos of his children in the middle of creating their pictures for us, we are hoping to receive some of their artwork soon. 

At Christmas, we sent cards to these children.  We are excited to maintain links with this school in Europe and learn more about another culture.

Spain Rainforest Art










St John's Christmas Cards Arrive In Spain...

Class 3+4 

Our Spanish friends opened our Christmas cards on the last day of term - the children were thrilled!

Please have a look at the photographs:

Spanish Christmas Cards









Class 3 & 4 Christmas Cards from Spain...

Class 3 and Class 4 were delighted to receive their Christmas cards from Valencia in Spain this week.  The children in Spain were also thrilled to receive our cards.

Autumn 2 2020: 

An International Collaborative Christmas Art Activity 

Class 3 and Class 4 children have created 80 Christmas themed postcards and posted them to a school in Valencia, Spain.  In the meantime, the children in this school have been making postcards for us too - we are eagerly awaiting their arrival! 

Collaborative Christmas Cards Activity










European Languages Day@St John's-Monday 28th September 2020

Please watch our video to find out how we celebrated 'European Languages Day' at St John's this year:

Spring Term 2020

As part of Class 2's Geography topic about the country China we invited staff from UCLAN into school. All of the Class 2 children enjoyed the Chinese Workshop and found out lots of new information about daily life in China. A big thank you to Mrs Yang who also worked with the Class 2 children during the topic. Mrs Yang also helped us to connect with our Partner School in China. 

During the topic the children designed and made their own Chinese lantern, learnt how to use chop sticks, and learnt different greetings in Mandarin. 

Class 2 Geography 'China' Topic









Chinese New Year-Saturday 25th January 2020

Chinese New Year 2020


To celebrate Chinese New Year all of the St John's classes attended a special assembly, finding out about how people around the world celebrate 'Chinese New Year'.

Children in Class 1 made their own dragon masks, practised Chinese writing, listened to Chinese music in the classroom and watched the lantern and firework parade. 

Our Partner School In China-Jinan Jingshan Primary School 

At St John's we have been very lucky to partner with a Primary School in China. Thank you to Mrs Yang who helped us to partner with her teacher friend Mrs Meng who is a teacher at Jinan Jingshan Primary School in China. 

All of the St John's children enjoyed finding out about our partner school in China.

Please click on the link to find out more information about our partner school:

Partner School In China

Please have a look at their school website: 


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