Deputy Head of School’s comment

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This week it has been wonderful to get feedback from teachers about how well children are working at home and the efforts that they are putting into their work. One teacher spoke about how proud she was with the level of respect her class was showing during Zoom meetings. Other teachers have spoken about the […]

Head of School’s Comment

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We trust this newsletter finds our community well as we move into a predicted lovely weekend! Our School is well prepared for an extended 4 week lockdown. However, we remain hopeful that before this time conditions may allow for an early return. This news may bring heightened anxiety for our students, and while we are […]

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A very warm welcome to everyone for the coming term. The first week at John Colet has certainly had its challenges but it has been amazing to see how well everyone has adapted to the current situation. The staff, the parent body and the children have worked in unison to move forward and make the […]

From Our Headmaster

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Welcome back to Term 3. It is unfortunate that we find ourselves again in lockdown, however it has been wonderful to see the students connecting online this week. This Term we had scheduled our Value in focus to be Courage. This Value is expressed within our Vision Mission and Values as: Display self-control, inner strength […]

On the vegetarian lunch menu

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Monday – lentil soup Tuesday – tomato and basil penne pasta Wednesday – salad rolls Thursday – cheese and spinach triangles Friday – sweet corn and pea pancakes

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This term we have been considering the School Value of Respect. In Assembly we considered a reading from Desmond Tutu which speaks about the interdependence we have on each other to learn about being human. Both the Primary and the Infants children responded beautifully to the reading and were able to stand and articulate their […]

Head of School’s Comment

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We are eagerly looking forward to showcasing our school on Sunday  23rd May at our Open Day. A reminder that this is a compulsory day for students and due to this, as usual, Monday 24th May is a pupil-free day. It will be a smaller performance this year due to the restrictions that were placed […]

The Power of the Pause in Promoting Productivity and Purpose

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Om Paramatmane Nama… These words might sound a bit foreign, but to the John Colet School community, this little phrase represents a big part of their daily life. Throughout the day, students and staff Pause for at least five seconds before starting a new activity. The result? A more grounded, more present and more attentive […]

On the vegetarian lunch menu for Week 2

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Monday – penne pasta in a tomato sand basil cream sauce Tuesday – Paprika and garlic potato wedges with sour cream and sweet chili Wednesday – veggie burgers Thursday – Bean nachos with sour cream and guacamole Friday – Puff pastry slice

From our Deputy Head of School

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Welcome to Term 2. It has been wonderful to see the children return to school with so much energy and enthusiasm. On Monday, the teachers met as they always do, to prepare for the term ahead.  Part of this day is always devoted to study related to the ethos of the school. We spent some […]