St. John's Catholic Primary School provides education for pupils aged 4 to 11 years.
It is a well-established school with over eighty percent of the school population being of the Roman Catholic faith. The school is an integral part of St. Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Joseph the Worker Parish and serves mainly the children of Catholic parents from the Parish. It does, however, welcome applications from parents of other faith traditions who wish to have their children educated in a Christian school.
The school is situated in the middle of owner-occupied housing. It has a published admissions number of 30 children per class in the school.
The school was founded by and is part of the Catholic Church. The school is conducted as a Catholic school in accordance with canon law and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and in accordance with the Trust Deeds of the Archdiocese of Birmingham which states:
Mission and Values
Our moto at St John’s School is: “Love one another as I have loved you “
Our Mission Statement is:
“Our school is a safe place where everyone is equal. Inspired by the Holy Spirit and guided by the teaching of Christ, we know, love and respect each other. At Saint John’s Catholic School, we help each other be the best that we can be.”
Aims of the School
It is vitally important for any school to have clear aims in order that specific targets may be set and achieved. At St John's School these are:
It is hoped that the achievement of these aims will be attained through a healthy discipline, the Christian atmosphere which each person helps to promote within the school and the subjects provided in the curriculum.
At St. John’s we teach and live Gospel Values. The values as taught to us by Jesus Christ – what He said, what He did and what He told us to do. These values are: