Category Archives: Reception



Reception and KS1 walked to the top of town for the excitement of the annual pantomime today. Staff and parent volunteers joined in the fun and the verdict was almost unanimously positive!  

Reception Pyjama Storytime


Darkness fell and so back to school came the pupils of Reception, bubbling with excitement. Dressed in their pyjamas and dressing gowns whilst clutching their favourite nightime toys, they were welcomed by teachers dressed in …Read More

No Pens Wednesday


St John’s joined the national speaking and listening event run by the Communication Trust because the staff at our school believe in the importance of speaking and listening throughout the curriculum. Spoken language and the …Read More

Posting our Letters

Post Box 6

Reception have had a fab time learning about everything to do with the sea. We all made postcards which we wrote to our friends and had a lovely walk down to the letter box to …Read More

Ladyland Farm visit


Foundation Stage and Key Stage One started Term 5 with an exciting trip to Ladyland Farm. Armed with packed lunches and wellies and with much anticipation we boarded the coaches, left Sevenoaks and began our …Read More

Reception Pyjama Storytime.


The pupils of Reception were bursting with excitement as they arrived back at school at 5.30 pm. Dressed in pyjamas and dressing gowns with teddy bears in tow they were greeted by teachers who were …Read More

Fairy Cake Friday


Reception did an amazing job creating beautiful cupcakes to sell after school yesterday on Fairy Cake Friday. Under the watchful eye of Mrs.Yasar the children learnt some trade secrets and were taught lots of effective …Read More

Pyjama Storytime


Letters have gone home about our Reception class Pyjama Storytime The children will arrive at school at 5.30pm, dressed in their pyjamas so they will be ready for bed when they are collected at 6.45pm. …Read More

Welcome to a New and Exciting Year


A very warm welcome to everyone at St John’s at the start of this academic year. 211 pupils flooded in to school yesterday morning in glorious sunshine. New shoes, shiny hair, smiles and happy chatter …Read More

Reception Class Review


What a big year we have had in Reception, both in terms of having two classes and all the exciting learning and visits we have managed to pack in since September! The children settled in …Read More