Category Archives: St Francis


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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Science at Camborne Science and International Academy


Today we enjoyed another workshop with Mrs Deacey, this time learning about light. Our session started with a challenging question: what is light? After lots of discussion, and some good ideas we learned that light is a form of ENERGY. We learned that light is made up of all colours of the rainbow!! We found […]

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Internet Safety


This morning, PCSO Bray came to school to talk to us about keeping safe on the internet, and using our mobile phones. We all agreed that the internet is a fabulous invention, however there are some dangers that we need to be aware of. Stranger Danger: we discussed what this is, including while using the […]

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Weekend toys


This weekend, Amelia and Kodi are taking the toys home. We hope they all have lots of fun together.

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Farm to Fork at Tesco


This morning, we all walked to Camborne Tesco for a Healthy Eating exploring morning. First, we looked at the Eatwell plate, to find out how much from each food group we need to eat every day. We learned that fruit and vegetables have lots of vitamins and minerals which keep us healthy and fight infection, so […]

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Pen License


Yet another Y3 pupil has earned a pen license…. today, Ethan was proud to discover he is now a pen writer! Ethan has worked hard at home as well as at school to improve his handwriting.

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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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Pen licence


This week, Jas has earned his pen licence! He works hard to form his letters and join correctly in our handwriting lessons, and this week he has continued this in all his writing activities for all his learning! We are so proud of Jas, and certainly looks proud of his writing progress!

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Weekend visitors


This weekend, Daisy and Sienna are looking after the school toys. We are looking forward to finding out what they got up to. They might write some poetry together, or practice addition and subtraction using column method…?

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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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