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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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  • 15/11/21

    Anti-Bullying Week 2021

    Odd Socks Day! A great way to celebrate what makes us all unique during Anti-Bullying Week! This year's theme is 'One Kind Word'! Join us in our quest to start a chain reaction of kindness. We ask that each person in our school community (children and adults) do at least three kind...
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  • 09/11/21

    Astronauts get in touch!

    Exciting news in Giraffe's class this week! We’ve received signed pictures from 2 famous astronauts - Chris Hadfield and Helen Sharman! After reading Chris Hadfield’s book ‘The Darkest Dark’, our year 1 children created a Chris Hadfield fact file. They put together a book...
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  • 30/09/21


    It was our Harvest service today and we collected donations for Wimborne Food Bank. 
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  • 16/07/21

    Year 3 Litter Pick!

    This week our Pandas enjoyed contributing to our local river environment with a litter picking walk. As part of their Geography and Science learning they have been exploring river environments and how to protect them from pollution. Thank you to Wimborne War on Waste for lending us litter pickers...
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  • 01/07/21

    Sport's Day 2021

      We had a fantastic Sport's Day last Friday! The sun was out, music was playing, and you could hear all our  happy children cheering for their teams. The children completed a mixture of multi-skills activities and running races throughout the afternoon, enjoying an ice lo...
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