Monthly Archives - March 2020

Waitrose generosity supports St John’s students

When school caterers Pabulum had to close down the kitchens at St John's at the end of last week, Waitrose Marlborough staff immediately stepped in to help, and from today have been providing delicious lunches for all our students...

Writing While the World Stands Still

Each week the English department at St. John’s will be setting students a new prompt to inspire them to write during these difficult times. At the end of each week, we will choosing the best entry and – with...

Our unexpected last day

Following what must be the strangest week in living memory for students and staff at St John's, Thursday 19 March was unexpectedly the last day in school for our Year 11 & Year 13 students, due to the COVID-19...

World Book Day celebrations

The week of 2-7 March at St John’s was a week-long celebration of World Book Day. Our amazing librarian Mrs Stokes and her team worked incredibly hard to make it a week to remember. Mrs Stokes organised the St John's...

The 100 Tonne Carbon Diet

We had an inspiring environment evening for parents on 5th March. Our student environmental group S.E.A. spoke about the sustainability work they have been doing in school, and Dr David Waltham from the University of London spoke about the...

Olympian gives students mentoring support

On 4 March we were delighted to welcome the inspirational Olympic Triple Jumper Vernon Samuels  to St John's as part of our Sport England Secondary Schools Teacher Training programme. The programme is running at all Excalibur secondary academies thanks...

Das schlimmste Hotel

Year 8 & 9 visit German theatre company

On Friday 6th March 40 Year 8 and 9 students were invited to St Mary's School Calne to see the German Theatre Company, Onatti  perform the play “Das schlimmste Hotel”. The two actors certainly impressed the audience with their...