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St John's on the Hill, Gloucestershire

Castleford Hill, Tutshill, Chepstow, Wales, Gloucestershire, NP16 7LE
Tel: +44 1291 622045  Fax: +44 1291 623932
Web: www.stjohnsonthehill.co.uk
Founded 1923
Headmaster: Nick Folland
Finance Director: Louise Strange


 
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Age range:0 - 13
Day pupils: 190 boys and 130 girls
Annual day fees: £7,005 - £11,565
Weekly boarding pupils: 12 boys and 13 girls
Annual weekly boarding fees: £16,275 - £16,275
Full boarding pupils: 12 boys and 13 girls
Annual full boarding fees: £16,275 - £16,275
This school offers flexi-boarding.
TOTAL PUPILS: 214 boys and 156 girls
Staff numbers: 38 full time and 9 part time
Method of entry: Interview, Scholarship or bursary exam, Visit school
Accreditations and affiliations: BSA, IAPS, WISC
Religious affiliation: All denominations welcome, Church of England
Scholarships and bursaries: Academic, All-rounder, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Boarding, Choral, Drama, Financial need, Music, Other bursaries, Other scholarships, Siblings, Sport

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Opportunity is a key word at St. Johnís-on-the-Hill School and Day Nurseries. The wider the experience, the broader the education. With three Day Nurseries, two in Chepstow and one at Celtic Springs Business Park Newport, St. Johnís aim to provide even the youngest child with the best possible start. The approach to childcare in all 3 Nurseries is simple; that all children are different and so their needs and capabilities must be fostered and nurtured to develop and build individual success. Children from 3 months to pre-school age are cared for in a gentle and relaxed environment by a fully qualified team of experienced and friendly staff. The St. Johnís philosophy is to ensure that all children achieve their full potential and all activities are through play in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum for learning.

Children at all 3 St. Johnís Nurseries are guaranteed a place in the Pre-Prep Department at St. Johnís in Tutshill, where they continue to learn in a number of different ways. They learn to swim in St. Johnís own swimming pool. They learn to dance and act in the hall of the new pre-prep building. They learn to count, read, use a computer and design as part of everyday school life. They learn about nature in the beautiful school grounds, but above all else they learn how to grow up in a caring, sharing way by watching the older pupils who have already benefited from a wide variety of challenging and exciting activities; with the support of enthusiastic teachers, teaching small and manageable classes.

St Johnís-on-the-Hill is an IAPS independent day and boarding preparatory school with a Pre-Prep and Day Nursery overlooking Chepstow Castle, caring and educating children from the age of 3 months Ė 13+ years. The school offers a number of scholarships and bursaries.

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Academic Languages Sport Activities Music Miscellaneous
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial arts
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Adventure training
  • Ballet
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Horse riding and management
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Brass
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • After school club
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of services' children
  • Particular diets
  • Rail/Airport services
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    • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
    • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

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    School reference: R10519

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