St John’s CE(A) Primary School

Wheatly Avenue,
Trent Vale,
Stoke-on-Trent.
ST4 6SB

Tel: 01782 238889
Contact: Miss Hassall in the office for enquiries.
SENCO: Miss Lovatt

“Hand in hand we pray together, learn together and grow together.”

St John’s CE(A) Primary School opened in September 2005 in a new building with extensive grounds and serves the community of Trent Vale, Springfields and Penkhull. We are a Church of England primary school and our Christian ethos is at the heart of everything we do. As a voluntary aided primary school we endeavour to serve the community of Trent Vale. We aim to provide a quality education in a safe, secure and happy environment where all children are valued. We endeavour to achieve high standards in all aspects of school life.

We are a happy and caring school with good home/school links. The school is a two storey building built with many eco features.The new build projects incorporate passive environmental measures providing low maintenance, high quality, energy efficient, naturally lit environments for the pupils and staff.

We have:
- Library
- ICT Suite
- Pond/Science area
- 3 playgrounds
- 2 FS playground areas
- Sports area
- Sports field

The school has a Early Years Unit, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 classrooms built in a circular design, all on the ground floor.

The atmosphere of the school is quiet and industrious with excellent relationships. It is a very welcoming school. There are many exciting learning opportunities and activities.

We have been awarded:
- Gold Eco award
- Healthy Schools status and Active Mark
- Silver ECO Award
- Stoke Speaks Out Level 4 Communication Friendly Award
- Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award
- International Schools Intermediate Award
- Level 1 Dyslexia Friendly Award
- 360 Esafety award
- STARS Gold Award

Obtained awards and logos

To view our prospectus click here for a .pdf version of the document. In order to view it, you will need a pdf viewer which can be downloaded from here for free.

The December 2012/January 2013 published league tables of KS2 results puts St Johns 11th out of 66 city schools with the best results of all schools in the area. This is a fantastic achievement and is a testament to all the staff, governors, pupils and parent carers who have worked so well together to give our pupils the best possible education. Click here to view the OFSTED report 13th - 14th December 2012. This along with our SATs and SIAS reports can be found here.

Achievements and dates of interest

Dates for your Diary

Tuesday 10th July
1:30pm & 6pm – School Concerts
Wednesday 11th July
9:15am – School Concerts
Thursday 12th July
Y6 Ice Cream Fundraiser
Tuesday 17th July
Y6 Leavers Presentation
Wednesday 18th July
9:05am Reception Graduation
Friday 20th July

Reminders

All children will be given a new book bag next week.

Children who are Pupil Premium will be given a jumper/cardigan.

White PE tops and shorts will be given out in September to all children.

Families need to buy their children black pumps.

Children keep the same colour coded PE bags. If new are needed they are on sale via parentpay.

On the last Friday we close at 2pm as four rooms are being painted and staff have to clear up their rooms. Gates will open at 1:45pm to help you.

School re-opens to pupils on Wednesday 5th September for pupils.

Yours sincerely
Mrs P Bloor
Headteacher

More news, information and advice can be found in the current newsletter.

Our SATs results are in and…

Our SATs results are in and…

Once again we are amazed!

St John’s has exceeded the National average by a wide margin – with a combined score of 75% – above the National average of 61%.

We have exceeded even our expectations scoring over 75% in all four areas: readinmaths, wring and spelling, punctuation and grammar.

A huge well done to governors and staff but most importantly huge congratulations to our year 6 pupils and their families!

To see our page with more details click here.

To see the official GOV.UK page for these results click here.

Breaking news: Our fantastic results

We now have our Key Stage 2 results for 2016, and they are fantastic.

Please click here to see all of the results in more detail.

Well done to everyone for all of their hard work.

Naming a cow for Kenya, Delilah has arrived!

Update!

Say hello to Delilah

Click here for more pictures and information about her.


School Council Reps will be asking their class to propose two possible names for the cow the school is buying for Matilli F.Y.M. Primary School, Kenya.

Fourteen names were submitted and after discussions the School Council choose Delilah.

More information can be found on our Pupil Voice page.

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