Category Archives: St Bernadette


Tesco comes to St John’s!


Donna from Tesco came to our school on Thursday 17th March for a delicious workshop all about EASTER! We started off discussing the history of Easter…. it started a very long time ago! It was interesting to learn about the history of chocolate Easter eggs. Then we learned how a tradition of decorating eggs started. […]

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Multiskills Festival


On a nice Wednesday afternoon, Year Two went to a sports festival at Camborne School. We got onto the bus excitedly and set off. Before we knew it, we entered the large hall. The sports hall was very busy when we got there. First we were put into groups. Next we played games that we […]

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Active Kids


Active Kids is back! Vouchers can be collected NOW, and continue until 3rd May 2016 in all Sainsbury’s stores. we hope that this year, we can – once again – add some new equipment to help us enjoy being active and healthy. How can you help? Whenever you shop in Sainsbury’s, save the vouchers and […]

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Fairtrade Fortnight


What is happening at St John’s? Friday 12th February: Brian Terry is leading an assembly for the whole of the school. He will be introducing this year’s theme and reminding the children about the principles of Fairtrade and why we have chosen to be a fairtrade school. Brian Terry is the Camborne town Fairtrade representative […]

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What a busy week in school!


We have been learning all about instructions this week in school. We started off by writing our own class instructions for “how to make monkey food” and have finished off the week making some delicious Rice Krispie cakes! Our favorite part was eating the cakes at the end… yum yum! We have also learnt about […]

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Service for Parents launched in Camborne


Scope is a charity that specifically supports parents of children with a disability. Does your child have support needs? Do you know a family where a child have an area of need that requires support? Scope are offering a FREE support group for parents, carers or grandparents of disabled children or young people with any […]

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Asthma Please inform school if your child suffers from asthma, or is newly diagnosed as an asthma sufferer. This is to keep our school records updated and to ensure your child’s safety whilst in school. Nut allergies Please be aware that there are some children in our school with nut intolerances or allergies. Many of […]

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Camborne Lantern Parade 2015


Thursday 17th December, St John’s School joined the town of Camborne in the annual lantern parade. Lots of schools and hundreds of people crowded the streets of Camborne for the occasion, creating a magical lamp-lit atmosphere. Our group of children gathered at school in the evening, to put on our high vis jackets (kindly donated […]

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Christmas sing-a-long 2015


Thursday 17th December, we welcomed parishioners, former staff, parents and families to an afternoon of tea and coffee, Christmas ‘calories’ and our newly formed school choir. We enjoyed meeting and greeting old faces and new, before listening to the choir of Y6 pupils sing a selection of our school’s favourite carols. The school choir formed earlier […]

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Christmas Dinner 2015


Pupils, staff and governors enjoyed Christmas dinner Wednesday 16th December. Staff, governors and parents helped our team in the kitchen to serve a mouth-watering Christmas dinner followed by Christmas biscuits or pudding. The dress code was Christmas jumpers…. which stretched to Christmas hats and more! Each table was decorated with a centre piece, made – […]

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