A warm welcome

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our unique and exciting school community. The work of St John’s is grounded in an educational philosophy that promotes our distinctive Christian character as a church school and strives for excellence in learning.

Mrs Claire Graham, Headteacher.

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A warm welcome

Mrs Claire Graham

Headteacher

Virtual tour

We have produced a virtual tour of the school in order for parents and carers to get a flavour of what life is like at our amazing school.

If you have any further questions please don't hesistate to contact us.

 

Futura Learning Partnership

St John's CofE Primary School is a Futura Learning Partnership School.

We are a partnership of schools in the West of England region committed to offering a high-quality educational experience to all children and young people in our care.

Visit Futura Learning Partnership.

Futura Learning Partnership logo

 

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The Office

At the heart of every good school is an efficient well run office and St John's is no exception. We are extremely proud of our office staff who work so tirelessly behind the scenes to make things run smoothly.

In our office section we have lots of documents and information that we hope you will find useful. If you need anything else please feel free to get in contact t: 0117 9863824 or email: enquiries@stjohnskeynsham.co.uk. Mrs Aimee Clark will help with your enquiry.

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Vision

Our school motto

Our school motto is, 'Celebrate life in all its fullness. Let's learn together in God's love'. 

Vision

At St John’s we inspire our whole school to love learning and work together so everyone can reach their full potential.

Through shared Christian values we recognise the skills and talents of all, nurture creativity and contribute to our community.

With engaging lessons, exciting opportunities and challenging experiences we deepen knowledge and understanding, have fun and succeed.

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Values and Ethos

The school's values are integral to life at St John's and underpin the ethos and culture of the school community. Values are referred to durring collective worship, within lessons and lived out amongst pupils and staff.

RESPECT: Behaving with integrity and being worthy of trust; respecting self, others and the environment.

 

OPPORTUNITY: Providing experiences for growth and development; opening doors to future success.

COLLABORATION: Working together towards shared goals and shared success; being ‘stronger together’.

ASPIRATION: Encouraging ambition; providing the inspiration, challenge and support to achieve success in all its forms.

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The story of our logo

St John’s school has as its logo the centuries old image of Jesus as the ‘Lamb of God.’ This title for Jesus comes from John the Baptist pointing to him in the Gospel of St John in chapter 1, verse 29, and saying, "Look, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.” Since the school is named after John the Baptist (following the dedication of St John’s Church in the town), the image reflects John’s chief purpose of pointing to the importance of Jesus.

Jesus is spoken of as a lamb because this symbolises his innocence. The banner resting on his shoulder and held in its right foreleg represents the cross on which he died and the victory which he has won when he rose from the dead.

The school logo is a colourful representation of the school's Christian roots and values.