March 14, 2016

Sonlight In Concert Friday 11th March

St John's pupils had a very special treat on Friday morning with a live concert from Sonlight, a Christian contemporary gospel/folk/country band. From the opening notes, the young people and staff were dancing in the aisles. The group enthralled the audience with their beautiful harmonies and energetic performances, culminating in a wonderful rendition of Let it Go from Frozen, with no less than four Elsas! A huge thank you to the group, and to Kealan's mum, Michelle Liddle, who organised…

March 9, 2016

Shakespeare at Number 11

St. John’s Shakespeare in Schools Report 4 in a Row and then Number 11! This year (October 2015) saw our fourth Shakespeare performance with S.S.F (Shakespeare Schools Festival). Macbeth being our first, closely followed by the Tempest, Othello and most recently Romeo and Juliet. All performed at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford. We really have a seasoned and experienced company of actors/performers now! As you can see from our S.S.F critical appraisal our Romeo and Juliet performance was particularly well…

January 27, 2016

Praise for St John’s Romeo and Juliet

On Wednesday 4th November, at The Kenneth Moore Theatre, students from St John's performed a thrillingly moving adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Their success here led them to be chosen to perform a short extract for Frances Osborne at Number 11 Downing Street . You can read the full review here. St Johns RC Performance Appraisal (1)