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  • 17/11/16

    Battle of Britain Museum Visit

    Battle of Britain Museum Trip An exploratory trip to the Battle of Britain Museum at Capel-le-Ferne near Folkestone took place on Tuesday, November 15th. Some 15 students accompanied by Mr Murphy and Mrs Buckingham arrived early at the site. The group were taken on an extensive tour of the site t...
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  • 10/11/16

    Denton Memorial Commemoration

    The History Society, St John’s School have been asked to take on the mantle of organising the annual Remembrance Service at Denton Memorial to remember the men of the Parish who made the supreme sacrifice during the Great War. The Service, which will be attended by the Mayor of Gravesham Counc...
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  • 10/11/16

    Poppy Garden of Remembrance

    Students in Year 7 and Year 8 have been busy last term making free standing poppies. The poppies stand two feet or so high and are of a high quality. The first use of the 450 plus poppies was in the Inter-House Super-six event which Clare House won...
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  • 10/11/16

    Borough Remembrance Commemorations 

      An exhibition devoted to the work of the Merchant Navy will be open to the public this weekend at St Andrew’s Hall.  Organised by Andrew Marshall, who has collaborated enormously with the work of the History Society at the school, the work on show will feature drawings and poetry...
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  • 10/11/16

    Battle of Britain Museum at Capel-le-Ferne

    An exploratory tour of the Battle of Britain Museum at Capel-le-Ferne, near Folkestone will be undertaken by 15 year 8 students on November 15th. This is quite a unique opportunity for these students as the visit will include a guided tour of the site, the Memorial, the Monument and Wall as wel...
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  • 10/11/16

    History Website

    November is an important month in the history calendar with such as Remembrance Day a particular focus. So it is not surprising that the History Society ensured that their website came fully online earlier this month. Our thanks to Gravesham Borough which sponsored the creation of the Website. Th...
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  • 10/11/16

    Annual Christmas Fayre

    The annual Christmas Fayre at the school organised by the Year 12 WorkSkills Group as part of their studies, will be held on December 13th.  The annual Fayre has become an integral aspect of the School calendar. Some 15 stalls selling a variety of goods and aimed at the Christmas Market will be...
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  • 10/11/16

    National Recognition for School History Society

    National Recognition for the School History Society, November 2nd The Institute of Education [Department of Education] nominated the School History Society in the education category for the National Remember WW1 Awards, promoted by the Department of Local Government and the Communities. The Histo...
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