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  • 16/04/18

    Non school uniform day

    To help support several of our school charities this year we will be hosting a non school uniform day on Friday 20th April with an International Dress Code. 
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  • 09/04/18

    Maisie Symonds after her debut match against Scotland

    Maisie is celebrating continued success with the England Women’s U15 team. The whole school community is following Maisie’s footballing progress very carefully and we are all so proud of her achievements so far. The picture shows Maisie after her debut match against Sco...
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  • 08/04/18

    STAFF CHARITY CYCLE TO NORMANDY

    The annual staff charity cycle to Normandy covering all 5 Landing Beaches and the 2 Airborne drop zones took place over the weekend of March 23rd to the 26th. Day 1 saw the intrepid group of 12 set off from the village of Troarn and finishing at Arromanches, a total of 50 miles. On the way t...
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  • 08/04/18

    VISIT OF HIROSHIMA HIGH SCHOOL

    30 students and staff from Hiroshima High School, Japan, were guests of the school on March 22nd. The visitors called on Councillor Harold Craske, Mayor of Gravesham. He gave a thorough tour of Council Offices at the Woodville Halls explaining the many symbols of office and how local government work...
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  • 08/04/18

    Book Launch

    The 6th in the series of books on War Memorials in the Borough was launched at the school on March 21st. Over 60 distinguished guests attended the function which ran for 90 minutes in total. Mr Murphy, Head of History, spoke using a powerpoint presentation in conjunction with Joel Williams-Mode...
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  • 19/03/18

    POCAHONTAS 401

    The Borough commemorations focusing on Pocahontas came to St John’s on March 19th with Mr Matt Barron welcoming Councillor Harold Craske, Mayor of the Borough and Canon Chris Stone to the school along with American visitors Jamie Bosket, the CEO of the Virginia Museum of History and Cultu...
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  • 18/03/18

    KENT COUNTY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS’ RUGBY 7s

    The annual Kent County Catholic Schools’ Rugby 7s hosted by St John’s was held on March 16th, the day before the final day of 6 Nations Rugby matches. This was the fourth time the competition was held and again the Richard Challoner School. Richmond and St Columba’s Schoo...
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  • 12/03/18

    COMING WORLD REMEMBER ME

    Coming World Remember Me is a city project based in Ieper in Belgium. Since 2014, 660,000 clay model figures have been made. Each model representing a soldier killed near the city during the Great War, 1914-1918. Visitors to Ieper have been invited to take part in the project and in the pa...
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  • 07/03/18

    Inter - Faith Week ​​​​​​​

    During Inter-faith week, a group of Year 10 students and Miss Hodgins attended an inter-faith dialogue in the Grand to listen to a debate between five different religions about Peace and War. The representatives spoke for five minutes about the religions points of views and explained about their rel...
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  • 07/03/18

    Prayer Week

    The first week of term two was dedicated to Prayer Week which is a time to unite Christians in prayer. The week is motivated by the common goal to fulfil God’s desire ‘that all may be one.’ Many people use prayer week to not only pray for the unity of Christians but the unity of al...
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  • 01/03/18

    Business Exam

    Friday’s Business exam has been postponed to next Friday (9th March). No decision has been made yet whether the school will be open on Friday 2nd March . Please keep checking this webpage for updates. Thank you for your understanding
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  • 26/02/18

    School Performance Tables – Results to be Proud of!!!

    With the recent publication of this year’s Schools’ Performance Tables by the Department for Education, now is an appropriate time to reflect on just how successful St John’s has been in supporting the academic progress of its pupils. In 2017, our KS4 Progress8 score (the governmen...
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