St John's achieves Top Award for commitment to the Arts

Arts Council England has awarded an Artsmark Gold Award to St John's in recognition of the school?s commitment to, and excellence in, Arts Education.

The school has been involved in a pilot Arts based scheme called the 'Cultural Hub' which involved a budget of over ?20,000 resulting in the provision of a wide variety of Arts-based activities.

Frank O'Neill, Principal, said: "I am delighted that the Arts Council has recognised St John's commitment to the Arts. Our students have really enjoyed collaborating with local writers, photographers and artists on a variety of projects, and I'd like to thank all of our staff for their hard work in achieving this award."

Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England, said: "This award recognises St John's commitment to providing exciting Art experiences and their belief in the power of creativity."