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Who can go the furthest? June competition

We aren't going to be having a St John's Sports Day this year, so our Heads of Year have come up with a great idea to get some competition going between the students. There are two competitions, one for runners/...

Students asked to write an essay for the Queen

‘The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Writing Competition’ is a well-respected global competition, usually with an awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Students are asked write about some of the important issues which our planet is facing at present. They are encouraged to...

Student success in packaging competition

Two Year 10 St John's students have achieved Silver Awards in the prestigious national packaging design competition, the Starpack Awards. Olivia Tindal and Beth Fry designed reusable Easter packaging. Take a look at their fantastic designs:  

St John’s Book Cover Competition

The Art Department is looking for a book cover to be designed by one of our students at St John's. Each week the English Department are setting a writing prompt to inspire our students to write during these difficult times....

Student in NHS fundraising challenge

St John's Year 10 student Alfie Edwards, 14 and his brother Harry, 8 are replicating the Ramsbury & Axford 26 mile Boundary walk, which has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. The route replicates the historic Beating the...

Area Board awards grant for IT

Staff at St John’s Marlborough are delighted that the school has been awarded a £3,000 grant from the Marlborough Area Board and Marlborough Local Youth Network. The grant will enable St John’s to purchase new 2-in-1 tablets that can...

St John’s uses 3D printers to support NHS

Gary England is coordinating our NHS support St John’s Design & Technology teacher Gary England was interviewed on BBC Radio Wiltshire's Drivetime show on Fri 3rd April. Listen here at 02:35:35. He talked about how he is coordinating the production...

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...