Clubs


Our after school clubs are run voluntarily by St John’s staff, or occasionally by external companies. All clubs are free to attend and a letter goes out every term, for signing up to them. Please check these letters, as clubs are run for different year groups each term, to give everybody a chance to take part.

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Creative Club


This club is run by Mrs McLoughlin. The children will take part in activities such as card making and other paper-based activities, using a range of media.
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Film


Film Club is run by Mrs Venn and Mr Benney. The children gather to watch a whole range of films, from modern day masterpieces to obscure subtitled films; from animation to cartoons to live action. After we have watched a film, we write a review which goes on the Film Club website. This site is home to thousands of review written by children. We can also use the site to request new films we would like to see. You can visit the free Film Club website, add your own reviews and see what others thought of your favourite films by visiting http://www.filmclub.org/
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Invasion Games


Mrs Clifton-Griffith runs this club for Years 3, 4, 5 and 6. The children will learn a variety of traditional games, including tag rugby, hockey, high 5s, netball and football.
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Lego


This is run by Mrs S Williams, for fun with model making, building and using lots of imagination!
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Holy Communion


Mrs Lobban runs the sacramental preparation club on Wednesday afternoons. This is for children (from all local schools) who have been baptised into the Catholic church, are aged 7 or older and who would like to receive the sacrament of Holy Communion. Please see Fr Cadoc regarding enrolment on this programme. Classes take place in the Year 3 classroom, supported by parishioners from our Parish.
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Ball Skills


Mrs Smith runs this club for children in Years 1 and 2. The children learn the basic techniques for throwing, catching and passing a variety of sports equipment.
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Running


Mrs Keill leads this club for any child with an interest in developing their stamina, from beginners to keen runners.
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Art


Mrs Keast and Mrs Haynes run this club for children interested in a range of art skills, including sewing, gluing, colouring and model building.
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Cooking


Mrs Vigo and Miss Willson teach the children a range of cutting, preparing and cooking skills, to prepare a range of delicious meals and deserts.
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Gymnastics


Miss Teixeira runs this club. A range of skills will be developed, including balancing, jumping, spinning and a variety of simple floor elements.
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Go Noodle!


Mrs McLoughlin leads this exercise club, using the Go Noodle program of dance, fitness and coordination activities.
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Homework Club


Miss Oliver leads this club, for children in any year group to complete their weekly homework tasks.
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Makaton


Mrs McLoughlin, a trained makaton user, teaches the children the basic sign language for everyday life, such as signing people’s names and ways to greet people.