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St. John's Textiles students presented their Year 10 and 11 GCSE Fashion Show on Wednesday 18th April. Each student showed off their years work to an enthusiastic Year 7 and 8 audience and they were fantastic! Students have worked incredibly hard throughout the year and have produced some beautiful work and should be very proud of themselves. I certainly am! Well done everyone! Mrs Coulthard

This terms rewards for the winning house is an ice cream from an ice cream van. The winning students will get a Mr Whippy ice cream, sauce and a flake!




A group from the Arc went to Billingham forum to try Ice Skating on March 24th as part of the on-going social education programme provided by the Arc. It went very well, there were one or two slips and a few who struggled to stop once they got going. But on the whole it was a great day and all of the students enjoyed the experience.

Sophie Bush Yr9 - 'It was great, it was nice to speak to new people and make some friends'.


"Preparing for Exams", this was the presentation that was delivered on Wednesday night to Year 11 and parents/carers
Please be aware that we have received notification from Durham County Council regarding threats made to schools across the country. Please be assured that your child’s safety is always of paramount importance to us. St John’s has not been affected by these threats and all events planned for today will continue as normal (Year 8 Progress Evening and Duke of Edinburgh Awards Evening).

An Evening With David Wells

Tickets £2 includes Pie & Pea Supper

Friday 9 March
St John's School 6.30pm

For tickets please see your Parish Priest

St Joseph's RC VA Primary School in Newton Aycliffe (one of our feeder primary schools), is inviting applications for the post of Class Teacher - for full details please see the attached advert.

Fantastic support for World Book Day by St John’s staff and students. Well done everyone.

Rescheduled for FRIDAY 9 MARCH

  • All students, teachers and support staff are encouraged to dress up as a character from a book that they have enjoyed
  • Student costumes will be judged throughout the day and a prize awarded to the best costume from each Year group


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