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Statement on Sexual Abuse

Ofsted’s recently published report into sexual abuse in schools has revealed some concerning trends regarding the prevalence of peer-on-peer sexual harassment and violence, including online abuse. The review has also revealed that for some young people, such abuse is so commonplace...

Peter Pan Jr in Theatre on the Hill

St John's Drama Department are pleased to welcome you back to the Theatre on the Hill for our first production after lockdown. This production features our Drama students from years 7 and 12, who are excited to share their hard...

New sports build Exterior view

St John’s sports plans given go-ahead

St John’s is moving ahead with plans to construct a major new sports development, having been given the green light by Wiltshire Council. The planning application, to develop a second sports hall and changing rooms, two all-weather games courts, and...

Marlborough LitFest student competition

St John’s has long supported Marlborough Literature Festival and sees it as an important local community event that we can all enjoy and get involved with. The festival attracts authors and poets from across the country and  offers a...

Poetry by Heart challenge

During the Term 3 lockdown, the English department set St John's Year 8 students a challenge to learn a poem off by heart as part of their unit of work on Poetry. Mr Twist said "This is not an easy...

Sports development application submitted

The St John’s planning application that will provide new sport and recreation facilities for the school’s 1700+ students is now available to view on the Wiltshire Council Planning portal. The consultation period ends on 24th February, with a target...

DofE Award Continues to run

We are still running the DofE award this year as planned.  There may well be some adjustments such as a remote training day (which BXM are already working on) and potentially not allowing overnight stays on expedition, but we...

IT Equipment for students- an appeal

St John's is asking for help to provide IT equipment for students who are learning from home. Remote learning is currently the norm for most students, with only small numbers allowed to attend school. We've launched a fundraising...

“Tell me a Story” Poetry Competition

ANNOUNCING Narrative's Sixth Annual "Tell Me a Story" High School Writing Contest Narrative invites our entire global community of high school teachers and student writers ages 15–18 to submit a POEM on the theme of ESCAPE. This year, for the first...