Category Archives: Parents

FREE Home Safety Visit

FREE Home Fire Safety Visit and FREE smoke Alarms

Visits are easy to arrange.

A Home Fire Safety Visit can be organised at a time that suits you, day or night. The Service would also like community members to think about anyone they know who could be at risk from fire. It could be a friend, relative, or neighbour.

To book a free Home Fire Safety Visit for you, or for someone you know:

CALL 0800 0731 999

TEXT ‘FIRE’ TO 80800

or visit

St John’s Summer Gardening Workshops

Week Beginning 2/7/18:

3/7/18 – YES Team (Jackie Moore & Josh Polson) will be at St. John’s P S from 09 00 – 16 00 to renovate the polytunnel structure; new polythene covering, interior bays). A workshop for all will be incorporated into the day from 10 00 – 12 00 to assist. Younger children will be supported to assist with maintenance of the planted area.

Week Beginning 9/7/18:

10/7/18 – YES Team (Jackie Moore & Josh Polson) will be at St John’s P S from 09 00 hours.  An interactive “Picnic Lunch” workshop for all will take place from 12 00 – 14 00.  Learn how to put together the wormery, give the worms your leftovers and let the kids run free in pursuit of the good, the bad and the ugly bugs!



Week Beginning 23/7/18:

23/7/18 – Yes Team (Jackie Moore & Tom Malone) will be at St. John’s P S from 09 00 hours to construct a compost bay from pallet cases. An interactive workshop for all will take place from 10 30 – 12 30. Herb & radish seed sowing for the children will be available. Adult residents are invited to come along throughout the day and assist!

27/7/18 – Yes Team (Jackie Moore & Tom Malone) will be at the St John’s to demonstrate how to make compost in the new compost bays! All hands on deck for this interactive workshop for All!  St John’s P S – 14:30 – 16: 00.

Week Beginning 30/7/18:

30/7/18 – YES Team (Jackie Moore & Tom Malone) We  be at St John’s from 14: 00 – 16:00 hours to present a variety workshop. All welcome.

Week Beginning 6/8/18:

6/8/18 – YES Team (Jackie Moore & Tom Malone) will be at St John’s from 14:00 – 16:00 hours for a “Bring Your Own Idea” Workshop. All welcome.

YES Family Cooking Workshops for the NDT “Get Local Project” will begin in the New Term. Look out for dates when we will be cooking up an autumnal storm in your area!!!

School Uniform

School Uniform

The Parent Council have established a supplier for our school uniforms. They have worked in partnership with Tesco to provide badged uniform items which can be purchased online . The school will gain 5% cash back on all orders which will help boost school funds. Uniform items continue to be available from alternative providers such as Schoolwear Made Easy.

How To Order





2. Enter the school postcode G78 and select St John’s Primary



3. Start Shopping!



Chinese New Year

The cooking club were spoiled today when a couple  of our amazing parents dropped by to show us how to make spring rolls. Nicole (Sarah’s mum) with the help of Cheryl (Kai’s mum) introduced the group to the tastes and smells of chinese cooking. Nicole then showed the group how to roll and bake correctly. She also showed the children some traditional chinese decorations.

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