St Piran


Welcome to St Piran

St. Piran Class is for the Year 2 children and is taught by Mr Benney, with the assistance of Mrs. Ratliffe and Mrs McLoughlin.

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...
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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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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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Trip to Heartlands and Cornwall College

Trip to Heartlands and Cornwall College
On Friday, St Bernadette and St Piran made their way up to Heartlands and Cornwall College for a story-filled day. The children started their day at Heartlands where they followed a story trail...
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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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Amazing Christmas Decorations

Amazing Christmas Decorations
We have spent the last few weeks making Christmas decorations, ready for tomorrow's craft fair. Having put the finishing touches to our masterpieces, they are now ready to be sold. Please come along...
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Badminton Festival

Badminton Festival
Well done to all the children from St. Piran who took part in a badminton festival on Tuesday. Everyone represented the school so well and developed their throwing, catching and striking skills. The...
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Advent

Advent
Our new RE topic is Advent. At this time of the year we prepare ourselves for the coming of Jesus at Christmas. In Advent we can respond to the example of the prophets and especially John the...
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Saints, Feasts and Prayers

Our new RE topic is Saints, Feasts and Prayers Mary is a model of faith and charity for all of us. She is an important influence, an influence she gets from the merits of Christ. The veneration...
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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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Sikhism with Daya

Sikhism with Daya
Today we welcomed Daya who taught us about Sikhism. We learnt how to say 'hello' in Punjabi and talked about what is different and what is the same about Daya and ourselves. Daya told us the story of...
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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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Multi-skills festival

Multi-skills festival
St Piran and St Bernadette had a wonderful time at a multi-skills festival. Over 240 children gathered on the playing fields at Camborne School on a bright Monday morning. Young Leaders from Year 7...
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A fond farewell

A fond farewell
    It was with a heavy heart that St. Piran said 'goodbye' to our butterflies on Friday. They have grown from tiny caterpillars to beautiful Red Admirals and we felt now was the...
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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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Revelation

Revelation
Our new RE topic is: Revelation Jesus accompanied his words with signs and miracles to bear witness to the fact that the Kingdom is present in him. Although he healed some people, he did not come...
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Butterflies

Butterflies
St. Piran have butterflies! Our caterpillars have now burst out of their chrysalises and are full grown adults. We have given them a plate of fruit to eat until they are released.
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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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Caterpillar life cycle

Amazing changes in Year Two
Caterpillar life cycle
St. Piran have been studying the changes that caterpillars go through in their lives. We had a small pot arrive in the post containing five tiny caterpillars. We looked at them careful and have...
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Creation

Creation
Welcome back to a new and exciting year at St. Johns. Our new RE topic is Creation. The Catechism reminds us that the world was created for the glory of God. He is the master of His plan but to...
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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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Treasures

Treasures
We have recently been thinking about the treasures in our lives. We made treasure chests and put the treasures of our lives inside them. Later this week we will learn about the treasures which...
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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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Which car goes the furthest?

Which car goes the furthest?
Our target this week has been measuring. Today we measured the distance that toy cars could travel in meters and centimeters. When we had collected the data we made a bar graph to compare...
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Pentecost and Mission

Pentecost and Mission
Our new RE topic is Pentecost and Mission The Church was founded by the words and actions of Jesus Christ and fulfilled by his redeeming death and resurrection. The Church has been shown as the...
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Our Exciting Morning!

Our Exciting Morning!
After a busy morning of SATs, we had a visit from a 100 year old steam engine. We asked questions about how the engine worked and Mr Jones told us about the jobs that steam engines do. The coal...
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Feadon Farm Visit

Feadon Farm Visit
We had an amazing time at Feadon Farmon Wednesday. We walked in the woods and we told Gary all the facts we had learnt about nocturnal animals. Gary listened for and named all the common birds...
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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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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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A Marvelous Mass

Thank you to all those who joined us in celebrating mass in church on Wednesday. The service was lead by Year Two who read beautifully. The behavior of the children was thoughtful and respectful. It...
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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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New RE topic: Easter

New RE topic: Easter
Our new topic is Easter. We will learn about the 50 days following Easter Sunday when we celebrate Jesus' resurrection and his ascension into Heaven. Along with the essential sign of the empty...
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Our new RE topic is Holy Week

Our new RE topic is Holy Week
This unit introduces further work on the Stations of the Cross as a prayer. this enables pupils to reflect on the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus and begin to develop the skills of empathy by...
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New RE topic: Lent

At this time of year we prepare ourselves for Easter.
New RE topic: Lent
This unit reinforces the understanding of Lent as being preparation for Easter, commencing with Ash Wednesday and being a time of seeking forgiveness and doing penance. The parables of the lost...
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