Extreme Reading Challenge

Where is the most extreme place you have ever read a book? Whether it is up a tree, on top of a mountain or stood on your head, we want your photos!

To kick start World Book Day 2017 we are holding an Extreme Reading Challenge. You are encouraged to think as creatively as possible and ask a parent to photograph you in the most unusual, extreme (but safe) places reading a book!

You can email your extreme reading photographs to extremereadstjohnsceprimary.co.uk or hand them into your class teacher. Please make sure you include your full name and year group.

Prizes will be awarded to each year group for children with the most imaginative and creative reading places. Closing date for entries is Wednesday 1st March.

We look forward to seeing your entries!

Miss Shaw

Basketball League Round 2

The second round of the Basketball league took place on Thursday 2nd February. After some very entertaining basketball being played, St John’s won three out of their five games.  This gave them an impressive record throughout the tournament.  All the schools that attended played some fantastic end to end basketball resulting in some very competitive matches. Well done to the squad that represented St John’s C E Primary School.

Reception Start PE

Over the last few weeks both classes in reception have started their first half term of PE with their class teacher and Mr Qualter.The children have worked really hard and have throroughly enjoyed the activities that they have been taking part in.The children have been working on fundamnetal movement skills combined with object control aswell as game based activities, using a range of equipment.The children will continue with PE now until the end of the school year. Mr Qualter has been very impressed with everyone.

Year 2 Cycling

Children in Year 2 this school year have had the opportunity to improve and develop their cycling skills.Six bikes were purchased at the start of September to allow the children of year 2 to experience riding a bike. Children have been working in small groups with Mr Qualter on a range of activities to help children develop confidence when riding a two wheeled bike.  Hopefully with continued practice year 2 will be accomplished riders by the end of the school year.

 

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Sports Hall Athletics Finals

The sports Hall Athletics squad competed in the second round of the competition on Wednesday 11th January.The children worked incredibly hard throughout the track and field events and were rewarded with a runners up position. This itself is a fantastic achievement. Due to the children finishing second, they will now compete in the winter Bradford games finals on February 17th.  Well done to everybody who was involved!