Private Education for boys and girls 3 – 11 years
Banbury, Oxfordshire


ISI Inspection success

ISI Inspection success

Our school is rated ‘EXCELLENT’ in ALL areas following ISI Inspection St John’s Priory is celebrating a complimentary inspection report following a visit by ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate) Inspectors in February 2017. The educational quality inspection reports on two main outcomes for pupils; achievement and personal development and

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Year 3 Exploring Habitats at Limes Farm

  As part of year 3’s habitat work in science, they visited Limes Farm to investigate pond and woodland habitats. The children looked for signs of different animals including: burrows, track marks, discarded nut shells and pine cones and by looking up into the trees, they saw

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RAF Brize Norton – Reception Trip

RAF Brize Norton - Reception Trip
Click on the images for more... As part of their ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ topic, the children in Reception class were incredibly lucky to be invited by one of our parents, Squadron Leader Fawdry-Jeffries, to visit 99 Squadron (who are celebrating their centenary this year), atRead more

Animation Week 2-5th May 2017

Reception Class working hard on their animation with Mr Smith A Year 1 pupil's turn to film their animation piece You can read more about our Art and Design by clicking the link Click to see the finished video more

Forest School – Reception Class

Muddy knees and glowing cheeks!  Whatever the weather. Every week our Reception class have the opportunity to visit our Forest School site on Limes Farm, Farthinghoe. Our children have an outdoor experience trying their hands at fire building, gardening and enjoying a good old mug of hotRead more

Year 1 & 2 Planting Sunflowers

Park Ranger Ian visited our Year 1 and 2 Classes and showed us how to plant our sunflower seeds.  We all planted one and will be entering the competition to see who has the tallest sunflower. The competition runs every year and this year we hope to haveRead more

Year 2 Assembly – All about Beans

  On Thursday parents were invited to our Year 2 assembly to see the work we have been doing for our Topic and Science lessons.  We have been learning about Beans.  Have a look at our short animated film that we have made.

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Cotswold Wildlife Park Visit 11/5/17

Years 1, 2 & 3 Cotswold Wildlife Park visit 11/5/17 Year 1 had a talk on plants from Henry, one of the gardeners at the Wildlife park. It was great fun following Henry and his trolley around the walled garden. We stopped to look at aRead more

Orchestra Day April 2017

Orchestra Day April 2017

  Orchestra Day April 2017 Fourteen enthusiastic musicians from SJP headed off in the school minibus with their instruments to Orchestra Day at Tudor Hall School on Friday 28 April. It was a wonderful performing experience for those taking part and showed everyone that however experienced they

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Gun Dogs visit SJP

Gun Dogs visit SJP
On Wednesday 30th June the school have an exciting visit from the Gun Dog Company, who are providing demonstrations in Independent School Association Schools (ISA) schools. The Gundog Challenge, hosted by The Gundog Company, is designed for beginners, to raise awareness of handling and training of gundogs.Read more

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St John’s Priory School
St John’s Road
OX16 5HX
Phone: 01295 259607