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  • 19/05/22

    Year 1 School Trip - Wimborne Model Town

    Giraffes Class loved their first St John's school trip to Wimborne Model Town! This half term we have been engaging in cross-curricular learning under the topic 'Welcome to Wimborne' and there's no better way for Year 1's to see the town than in miniature. We spotted parts of the...
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  • 10/05/22

    Bring a Bloom

    Our annual Bring a Bloom event was a success! The wonderful families in our St John's community donated blooms and in exchange children came to school in non-school uniform. Our School Council and Worship Team had a fantastic time planting all the beautiful flowers with the h...
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  • 07/03/22

    World Book Day

    World Book Day at St John's First School
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  • 17/02/22

    School Closure - Friday 18th February

    Storm Eunice - School will be closed to all pupils on Friday 18 February All Dorset schools have been advised by Dorset Council to close on Friday 18 February, due to the expected severity of Storm Eunice. This decision has not been taken lightly and has been made in the interests of protect...
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  • 28/01/22

    RSPB Big Bird Watch

    RSPB Big Bird Watch Big Garden Birdwatch long weekend is here! Today all the children of St John's took part in this great event. The task - to spend some time between Friday 28 and Sunday 30 January counting the birds, to help monitor how birds are faring. It was fun and a great way to keep...
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  • 19/12/21

    Maths Contest Winners!

    Dolphins were the overall winners in the recent Dorset Sumdog Maths Contest!  360 children took part across Dorset and we had 6 children from Dolphins in the top 10! Congratulations! 1st Place Rowan 2nd Place Adrian 4th Place Sean 6th Place Sophie 7th Place Samuel 10th Place Ellen...
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  • 15/12/21

    Year 1 Activities

    This half-term, the children  in Year 1 have been learning all about the Christmas story in RE. They had a wonderful visit to St John’s Church where our curate Matt took them on a magical journey of the Christmas story. On their return to school, the children drew wonderful pictures and c...
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  • 14/12/21

    Christmas Performance

    This year our Snow leopards took us on a fantastic journey through the Christmas story.  Throughout the performance our other classes performed dances and sang songs. Although a little different to previous years, we were pleased to be able to perform the show in St John's Church and l...
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  • 08/12/21

    Donation from Dorset Gardens Trust

    Thanks to a wonderful donation from the Dorset Gardens Trust, we have some red, white and blue bulbs to plant in celebration of the Queen's Jubilee in 2022. We are looking forward to seeing them all in bloom! We have also been given a new bird feeder and nesting box along with bird see...
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  • 03/12/21

    Storytime Advent Calendar

    We love reading at St John's. This year we have a Storytime Advent Calendar to share with all the boys and girls in our school. In the lead up to Christmas a St John's member of staff will read a new story. This will be shared at 5:30pm, each day, on our Facebook page. Enjoy!
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  • 30/11/21

    Oh, Sir Bragalot! Author event

    The Elephants, Giraffes and Dolphins enjoyed an online event with author and illustrator Sharon Davey. She read her story 'Oh, Sir Bragalot' and then showed the children how to draw the main character. The children loved it! We have some excellent illustrators at St John's! More photos i...
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  • 19/11/21

    Children in Need 2021

    We loved supporting Children in Need with our 'Strictly Sparkles' theme today. The children were dazzling in their sparkly, shiny and reflective clothing! Thank you for your support. Click here for more photos.
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