St Christopher


Welcome to St Christopher

We are the Early Years Reception Class at St John’s and it is our job to explore and investigate the world around us.

We are taught by Mrs Richards and supported by Mrs Williams, Mrs Smith and Mrs Rainsford. On a Friday morning Miss Willson teaches us.

World Book Day!

World Book Day!
Look at us all dressed up for world book day!   
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Shrove Tuesday!

Shrove Tuesday!
  To celebrate Shrove Tuesday we all ate tasty pancakes. We were able to talk about the taste and texture as well as our favourite toppings!          ...
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Active Kids

Eat well - Move well - Live well with Sainsbury's
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...
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Monster day

Monster day
To celebrate our monster learning we have come to school dressed as monsters!! Mrs Richards thinks we are the best monsters she has ever seen!!   
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Fairtrade Fortnight

Are you ready?
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...
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Numbers

Numbers
This week we have been really focusing on recognising numbers and counting. We have been tryin really hard and have enjoyed lots of different games and activities!    ...
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Service for Parents launched in Camborne

SCOPE
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?...
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Medical Conditions
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...
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Stick Man

Stick Man
We hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas holiday and are ready for a new term. We have started with the wonderful story of the Stick Man. After we heard the story we went on a nature walk to...
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Camborne Lantern Parade 2015

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...
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Christmas sing-a-long 2015

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...
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Christmas Dinner 2015

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...
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Education Welfare Services

Education Welfare Services (EWO) are responsible for supporting children's attendance in school. Please use the documents below to understand the statutory code of conduct of EWOs throughout the...
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Extreme Reading

Whole school competition
If you would like to enter our school Extreme Reading competition, then simply have a photograph taken of you reading in an exciting place and print it out or email it to Mr Moran:...
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Headlice

How can I treat my child if they have nits?
Headlice
Nits or head lice is a community hygiene concern. Parents often become more aware of this once their children are at school, as here, heads are close together, and nits are more likely to spread with...
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Christmas

Christmas
All at St John's wish you a very happy and holy Christmas. We look forward to seeing everyone refreshed in January.
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Advent Assembly

Churches Together
Advent Assembly
Today we welcomed Mel from Churches Together who presented an assembly on the meaning of advent.    
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Does your child suffer from hearing loss?

10% of children under 7 years old may have glue ear in both ears at any time and 20% may have glue ear in one ear.  For some, glue ear may persist until adolescence.  Glue ear can also cause...
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Activities and Courses to support parents 2015/16

Please find information below about courses and activities to support parents with the important yet often challenging role of bringing up children. Please find out more if you would benefit from...
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Advent preparations

Advent preparations
We are preparing for the birth of Jesus and to help us celebrate we decided we needed to start decorating our classroom. We have been very busy making lots of paper chains which also helped us with...
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National Child Measurement Programme 2015/16

Opt out
All pupils in EYFS and Y6 are included in the National Child Measurement Programme. This is a service provided to all schools, and all pupils in these classes will be automatically opted in. If...
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Road Safety Week

High Vis vests from Specsavers
Road Safety Week
This morning, Alan Honeybone from Specsavers came into school with a big box for us. The school councillors greeted him, and accepted the gift of 100 high vis vests, to help keep us safe while out...
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Craft Fair 2015

Craft Fair 2015
This weekend hosted another successful craft Fair at St John's School, this year community crafters and pupils combined effortsto produce items to sell. The day kicked off at 11, and ended late...
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Cake Sale

A massive THANK YOU to all parents, families and children who supported our cake sale this week. We had a wonderful selection of cakes, and lots of children and families to buy and enjoy these. A...
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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day
We have been learning about the importance of Armistice day (Remebrance day) and the sacrifices people made during many wars in the world. We have made poppy wreaths to celebrate the lives of those...
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Stranger Danger!

Stranger Danger!
We had a special visit from PCSO Will Bray telling us all about how to stay safe around strangers!   
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Camborne Food bank

CPR needs YOU!
Would you like to be involved with Camborne Food bank? Do you know someone who would like to support it? Please visit our school RE page to find out how the Camborne Food bank would like your...
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Sihkism day

Sihkism day
We had a wonderful time learning about Sihkism with Daya. She told us all about how Sihks dress, where there special place to pray is, how to behave in a temple and we even got to dress up in...
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Remembrance Day 2015

November 8th
Remembrance Day 2015
This year, we remember those who have fought, and still fight, to defend our country  on November 8th After half term, we will have poppies on sale on behalf of the British Legion. If you...
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Cafod

World Gifts Christmas
Cafod
We have Christmas 2015 CAFOD world gifts catalogues in school now. If you would like to order from this, please see Mrs Langley or Miss Giannasi in the office. All orders must be made by 17th...
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Amazing writing

Amazing writing
We have been re-writing our class story of Winnie the Witch this week. Some of us changed the story to make it our own, others ordered the story using actions to help us.  Some of us even...
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Mr Holmes Assembly

Mr Holmes Assembly
This afternoon, Mr Holmes led our assembly. He told us the story of Simon who invited Jesus to his house for a party. At the party, Simon asked Jesus lots of difficult questions and tried to trick...
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Churches Together

Churches Together
This afternoon we were joined by Churches Together who lead our act of worship. Some children had to guess some of the wonderful fruits and vegetables which God has made for us without being able to...
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Feeding the 5000

Feeding the 5000
We've been learning the bible story based on Jesus feeding 5000 people with 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish. We made loaves to out on our prayer focus with our fish to remind us of how one kind act can...
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Harvest 2015

We are celebrating Harvest this year on Wednesday 14th October. We are supporting the local food bank and Fairtrade again this year. You can use the links below to find out more about how are...
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Chartwells’ Roadshow

Chartwells' Roadshow
On Thursday we had a visit from Chef Dan and his team from Chartwells. They led a cooking inspired assembly all about healthy eating. Azia made a smoothie on a blender-bike using a range of different...
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Elim Church Kids Club

St John's pupils are invited to a taster session
What? all St John's pupils are invited to a taster session for Elim Church "Explosion Kids Club! Where? St John's School Hall When? Tuesday 13th October 3-4   Look out for a letter...
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Flu Vaccination Programme 2015

Child immunisation
The Government has devised a programme of vaccination against flu for all school children in Y1  and Y2  and for pre- school children aged 2, 3 and 4 on 31st August 2015. If your child...
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Welcome to St Christopher 2015-2016

Welcome to St Christopher 2015-2016
Welcome to a new year in St Christopher! We have a wonderful new class full of children coming to school for the first time ever! We are already making super friendships and learning lots about our...
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Microcephaly Awareness day 2015

Wednesday 30th September 2015
One of our pupils has the condition microcephaly. Please help us support Charlina, and all children with the condition Microcephaly, by wearing yellow clothes on this day and bringing in a...
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Vox Dance Studios

Vox Dance came to our end of term social on Friday, and spent a busy evening transforming faces with facepaint, and teaching street dance workshops. They will also be making a guest appearance...
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Food Bank Response

WOW!!!!
Food Bank Response
Thanks to all children and parents who responded so overwhelmingly to our appeal to support the Camborne Food Bank. We have an amazing 185 items to be collected and taken to feed hungry people in...
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Food Bank Crisis

How can we help?
We have an urgent plea to support the local Food Bank in Camborne. A couple of facts: 27.88% children in Camborne and Redruth live in poverty. Camborne Food bank feeds approx 500 people and...
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Week beginning 06.07.15

Week beginning 06.07.15
This week we are continuing with our teddy bears picnic! We have written shopping lists ready for our shopping spree in town.            On Thursday we...
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Week beginning 29.06.15

Week beginning 29.06.15
This week we are planning a teddy bears picnic. We have begun to make our invitations and explored using our fingers to paint out teddys. We then cut them our ready to use for invitations next...
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Week beginning 01.06.15

Week beginning 01.06.15
Well what a lovely welcome back to school after a wonderful half term holiday. We jumped straight back into our learning and write about something exciting we did in the holidays. Mrs Richards was...
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Week beginning 18.05.15

Week beginning 18.05.15
On Monday we painted a picture of our favourite animal from our trip to Newquay zoo. Mrs Richards was very impressed with our painting skills and Mrs Williams was amazed at how much remembered!...
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The Gruffalo

Who fancies visiting the Gruffalo at Falmouth Bookseller?
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo might have left our library, but he is not far away. Friday 29th May, he will be at Falmouth Bookseller from 11-2. This event will include: Dressing up competition...
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Week beginning 11.05.15

Week beginning 11.05.15
This week is our Mass! We have been very busy rehearsing our lines and making sure we are using our best singing voices. We hope to see lots of you on Wednesday at 10.00. We have decided we would...
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Thank you Tesco

Thank you Tesco
Just a little shout out to Tesco in Camborne for their fantastic Farm to Fork trail!! Both St Christopher and St Bernadette had a wonderful time and learnt very interesting facts about food. We hope...
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Nepal Earthquake Disaster

Please visit the RE page to discover the FANTASTIC amount raised on Dress Down Friday to support SHELTERBOX out in Nepal.
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Week beginning 04.05.15

Week beginning 04.05.15
I hope we have all had a wonderful bank holiday! We are straight back in and cracking on with our learning. We changed our role play area to reflect our interest (now a mini classroom) and it was...
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Allergies

If your child suffers from allergies that result in a severe reaction, please inform school. Class teachers and the SENCo (Mrs Lobban) need to have this information, to support the safety of your...
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Y3 Cake Sale

Thank you!
Thanks to all parents who kindly allowed their children to buy one (.... or more) of our cakes at this morning's cake sale. We raised over £100, which will pay for our Roman invader later this...
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RE Topic: Easter

RE Topic: Easter
Our topic to start off our term is Easter. This unit should enable children to discuss and respond to the story of the resurrection. It should draw out the excitement and joy of the Easter...
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