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While nothing can completely match spending time visiting our site, meeting our pupils and staff and feeling the warmth of our happy, purposeful school community, we hope a ‘virtual visit’ will provide an introduction to the education St John’s offers.  Amongst the ambition, excitement, variety and joyfulness of life at our School – we hope to provide you with a feel of what it is that makes our school such a special place to be.

We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our virtual open events during the Autumn Term. You can register your interest to attend one of these below, and our Admissions Team are available to answer any questions that you might have. If you would like to find out more about our virtual events, please click here to find out more via our introductory video and questions about St John’s.

We look forward to welcoming you to St John’s School in person as soon as we can – in the meantime, we hope you enjoy your virtual visit to our school.

 

Forthcoming Events

Whole-school Open Events (11+, 13+, 16+)

We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our virtual open events during the Autumn Term. Please book your place by clicking the buttons below. Once you have registered to attend, you will receive a confirmation email and we will send you log in details before the event. The live event will last approximately an hour and a half, and for the best experience wwould recommend watching it on a computer, rather than a mobile phone. 

At our virtual Whole-school Open Events:

  • The Head, Mrs Rowena Cole will talk about the School
  • A talk from our School Captains
  • Live Q&A Session with key members of St John's staff including:
    - Mrs Cole - The Head
    - Mrs Evans - Senior Deputy Head
    - Mr Currie - Assistant Head (Pastoral)
    - Mr Harvey - Head of Lower School
    - Ms Symes-Thompson - Head of Upper School
    - Mr James - Director of Sport
    - Mr White - Director of Performing Arts.

*Please note the time for the Whole-school Open Event on Friday 25 September has changed to 6.30pm - 7.45pm.

Discover Events (11+, 13+)

Discover St John’s mornings are smaller open events for prospective pupils and parents which are held on a normal school day regularly throughout the year. 

We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our virtual open events during the Autumn Term. Please book your place by clicking the buttons below. Once you have registered to attend, you will receive a confirmation email and we will send you log in details before the event. The live event will last approximately an hour and a half, and for the best experience wwould recommend watching it on a computer, rather than a mobile phone. 

At our virtual Discover Events:

  • The Head, Mrs Rowena Cole will talk about the School
  • Live Q&A Session with our pupils
  • Live Q&A Session with key members of St John's staff including:
    - Mrs Cole, The Head 
    - Mrs Evans - Senior Deputy Head
    - Mr Currie - Assistant Head (Pastoral)
    - Mr Harvey - Head of Lower School 
    - Ms Symes-Thompson - Head of Upper School
    - Mr James - Director of Sport
    - Mr White - Director of Performing Arts.

As it is a normal school day, we would not encourage pupils to take time off school and would suggest that they book attendance at the virtual Open Evening on Friday 25 September 6.30pm - 7.45pm or Open Morning on Saturday 26 September 9.00am - 10.30am.

Sixth Form Events (16+)

For Sixth Form entry both the whole-school events and the Sixth Form specific events are recommended. We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our virtual open events. 

We recently held a Sixth Form Event, and we will release details of the next Sixth Form Events in due course. In the meantime, we would recommend attending the whole-school Open Events, and/or Discover Events to find out more about St John's. Please do contact us for further information regarding Sixth Form.

Taster Mornings (11+, 13+)

Taster Mornings, usually held on a Saturday in the Autumn Term, are designed to allow prospective pupils who are currently in Year 6 to get a flavour of school life at St John's.

Advance booking is required for Taster Mornings

Due to current Covid-19 guidelines, we are regrettably unable to hold Taster Mornings this term. We look forward to arranging new dates once restrictions allow, and welcoming you to St John’s School in person as soon as we can. In the meantime, we would be delighted to welcome you to our virtual open events listed above.