St Clare


Welcome to St Claire, which is the Year 5 class. The teacher is Mrs Clifton-Griffith and the teaching assistant is Mrs Haynes.

Internet Safety

KS2 assembly with PCSO Bray
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...
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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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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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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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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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Christingle carol Service 2015

Christingle carol Service 2015
As part of our preparation for the Christingle carol service, our KS2 children enjoyed making Christingles, with the help of Mrs Lean, Mrs Vigo, Mrs Blount and Mrs Pascoe. These helped create a...
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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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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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Bikeability

Year Five and Six have been taking part in some bike training. Bikeability is a scheme organised by the Camborne Sports Alliance who are also funding the training. We had 8 budding cyclists who...
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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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Great fun with Daya

Sikh Weddings
Great fun with Daya
A big thanks to Daya for all her hard work today.  The children had a fantastic time learning about Sikh weddings.  They particularly enjoyed dressing up.  
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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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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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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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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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St Clare No Way Back Pizzeria – Yummy!

St Clare No Way Back Pizzeria - Yummy!
St Clare finished off a busy week with some fantastic pizza making this morning. Everybody worked well together in teams to prepare their pizza's and they all enjoyed eating their slice! Huge thanks...
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Science Talk at St Michael’s School

Science Talk at St Michael's School
This morning St Clare enjoyed a science talk at St Michael's School. The speaker Tim demonstrated some exciting science experiments which all the children loved! St Clare class stood out for their...
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St Clare Cornish Beachscape Artwork

St Clare Cornish Beachscape Artwork
St Clare are thrilled with their Cornish beachscape paintings. The children collected items at the beach to use to make their images 3D before they painted. Everybody used great...
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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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St Clare Science Trip – Changes

St Clare Science Trip - Changes
Last week St Clare went to Camborne School for a science lesson on reversible and irreversible changes. Watch this space because after half term our topic is "No way Back"...
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Spring Term Short Story Fiction writing

Spring Term Short Story Fiction writing
Here are the front and back covers of St Clare's Mr Men and Little Miss books. St Clare were really proud of their writing and the books they produced. Year 1 also enjoyed listening to the stories!...
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St Clare are charging forwards with their explanation writing

St Clare are charging forwards with their explanation writing
St Clare made some pirate props to inspire their explanation writing. The whole class are charging forwards with their writing Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!...
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St Ives Beach Trip 27th April

St Ives Beach Trip 27th April
St Clare class trip to St Ives as part of our Cornish Coast topic was a great success and the sun shone! The train journey was fun, the ice creams delicious and the seagulls mischievous. As...
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St Ives Beach Trip – Sandcastle Competition

St Ives Beach Trip - Sandcastle Competition
St Clare used their knowledge of tides to build the best sandcastle for Soggy the bear! Guess what happened when the tide came in... We highly recommend the story book Soggy the Bear to learn...
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Creative Writing Afternoon – Pool School

Creative Writing Afternoon - Pool School
St Clare were inspired by the props they were given at the creative writing workshop at Pool School last term.
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Science Trip – Spring Term

Science Trip - Spring Term
St Clare enjoyed their visit to Camborne School to investigate lifecycles as part of our Round and Round topic during the Spring Term.
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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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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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