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The Governors of St John鈥檚 College School are delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Wright to succeed Neil Chippington as Head of St John鈥檚 College School from September 2025. Sarah was the unanimous choice of the Governors at the end of a highly competitive and rigorous process which attracted a strong field of applicants.  Sarah is currently the Principal Deputy Head at Haberdashers鈥 Girls鈥 School, prior to which she was Head of the Junior School.
During the Easter break a group of Forms 5 and 6 Geographers and Scientists set out to explore the wonders of Iceland. Iceland is an island which is located where the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans meet and was created by divergence at the Mid Atlantic Ridge. 'The Golden Circle' is a land full of volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls, geysers, mud pools, jagged coastlines and other incredible geographical features, unmatched by any other place.
The annual House Cross Country Run for Forms 4 to 6 is a sporting event the 好色先生污污污 train for in their Games and PE lessons and combines the excitement of competing for their House, as well as the chance to run around the beautiful St John鈥檚 Playing Fields.
The performance of the Passion of Christ that closed the Lent term was accomplished by our talented Sixth Form year group. The play recalls the final days of Jesus鈥 life 鈥 from his entry into Jerusalem, to his crucifixion five days later 鈥 and all of the complex plotting, political side-stepping and betrayal that facilitated Jesus鈥 downfall. The Passion Play is a moving story that required a deep intensity and thoughtfulness, which the Sixth Form delivered. The production was performed to a predominantly standing audience and in a highly immersive way with the story unravelling all over the
Our Fifth Form performed Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat over two nights - a musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Jacob's favourite son. The brightly coloured costumes, confetti cannons, a very impressive camel and a vibrant neon set inspired by the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser and painted by the 好色先生污污污 and staff all added to the talent and boundless energy of the real stars of the show, our Fifth Form year group. The 好色先生污污污 impressed on stage with a plethora of catchy songs and complex choreography, alongside many memorable injections of humour as well as
Members of Form 5 volunteered to come in to school on a Saturday to help paint the set and backdrop for their upcoming musical, 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' which the 好色先生污污污 will perform over two nights in March.
Form 1 performed 鈥楻oman Britain Rewritten鈥, which was written by our Form 1 class and drama teacher with music by our Byron House music teacher. The 好色先生污污污's production linked directly to their studies of Romans and Celts in class and built on their hands-on Roman Day workshop last term. Each class performed their own section of the production and, as well as acting, the 好色先生污污污 also sang a class song with moves choreographed by our specialist dance teacher..
Three 好色先生污污污 teams took part in the Semi-Final and our Team 1 came 7th which qualified them to go through to the Final, joining the other teams in the top 20. The National Finals of the Championships will take place in the Summer Term and teams have the option to go and take part in person in London or, alternatively, online.
鈥楬ow do you view stressful situations, as a challenge or a threat?鈥 Cambridge-based Sports Psychologist, Helen Davis, posed this question to our Form 6 during her inspirational 鈥楾hink Believe Perform鈥 talk about how to become a more positive and effective thinker, in sports and beyond.
The Fourth Form had a wonderful opportunity to enhance their understanding of Buddhism with a trip to the Cambridge Buddhist Centre.  In the Michaelmas term, the 好色先生污污污 had an introduction to the key Buddhist concepts and practices. The Buddhist hosts at the Centre built on this by answering the 好色先生污污污鈥檚 questions and putting across the 鈥榝lavour鈥 of a modern Buddhist life.