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Education & Training Wales Join us at St John’s College in the quest for Sixth Form success

Fantastic 2019 results: A* - 37%

St John’s College has achieved an enviable reputation both in Wales and amongst the top independent schools in England as a centre of academic excellence. We remain committed to our aim of pro viding the best possible education for our girls and boys, as they become young women and young men, embracing all that life has to offer with passion, commitment and integrity. Of this year’s fantastic results, Headmaster Mr Shaun Moody said: “We are absolutely delighted for our students. Tese results are a testimony to both the students’ exemplary work ethic and their teachers’ resolute commitment to support

A/A* - 62.3% A*/B - 87%

each and every pupil. Many congratulations to the Class of 2019!” Te school’s strong, close- knit family community ensures that all pupils and students receive the care necessary to develop their full potential. Indeed, Estyn inspectors have observed that “Te school’s provision for: care, support and guidance is of a high quality. Tis level of support makes an exceptional contribution to pupils’ high standards, wellbeing and attitudes to learning.” (Crown Copyright 2018) Our new Sixth Form Centre is at Eastern Business Park and provides additional teaching space in a modern, professional

environment. Te purpose-built classrooms, new common room and study-resource area with high-speed Wi-Fi will greatly enhance the Sixth Form experience, creating an environment that is conducive to learning whilst allowing our students greater independence. St John’s College has a distinguished record of success with University admissions. Specialist mentoring and one to one guidance are offered so that students are fully supported with their subject choices, UCAS personal statements, university choices and ultimately career paths. Te school has an outstanding reputation for gaining places at

first class universities. Tis year nearly 40% of the grades awarded were A* which is a truly outstanding achievement for our students, many of whom will be proceeding to Cambridge and top Russell Group Universities. Sixth Form Students are encouraged to participate in a range of activities aimed at augmenting their educational experience. Tere is ample opportunity to engage in public speaking and debating, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, a wide range of sports and volunteering. In the

performing arts, students have the opportunity to become fully involved in the staging of senior dramatic productions, LAMDA and our award winning concert orchestra. Tey can also take an active role in our student council and Sixth Form prefect system, as well as mentor and advise younger pupils and become inspiring role models. You are most welcome to arrange a visit to attend our Sixth Form Open Evening, Tuesday, 15th October 2019 from 4.30pm to 7.00pm where you will find enthusiastic

Sixth Form students and teachers willing to discuss the remarkable provision made for academic success in our enhanced Sixth Form. Alternatively, you are welcome to attend our Open Aſternoon on Friday, 27th September from 1.45pm. Contacts: email admin@ stjohnscollegecardiff. com or telephone 029 2077 8936 to book an exploratory appointment (bring the family along if child-minding is a problem). Further details may be found on the St John’s College website: www.

Cardiff City comes together to make a difference

EXCELLENT Estyn Inspection 2018

‘The school’s provision for care, support and guidance is of a high quality... This level of support makes an exceptional contribution to pupils’ high standards, wellbeing and attitudes to learning.’

St John’s College Cardiff

A leading independent day school for boys & girls age 3-18 Choir School to Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral

Crown Copyright, 2018

The College is pleased to announce the opening of their new sports pavilion at their sports centre and playing fields Began Road, Cardiff. This first class facility sits within thirteen acres of sports grounds which boast a full size rugby, football and cricket pitch.


This new development will provide varied sporting opportunities for the future and play a major role in improving health and fitness for mind and body.

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(0) 29 2077 8936

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Ask about our Sixth Form Centre 20 - Friday 30th August 2019 - Cardiff & South Wales Advertiser

Organisations across South Wales recently came together to support young people in the city, helping to educate and support them around all things wellbeing. Hosted and run by Cardiff City FC Community Foundation, organisations and local charities including the South Wales Police, Coles Funeral Directors, EYST, PAPYRUS, Switched On, YMCA, Youth Cymru and more, flocked to Cardiff City Stadium to offer and share their knowledge and services, engaging young people considered hardest to reach in our communities. With over 50 children up to the age of 13

in attendance, the Foundation provided a safe environment for children to learn more about the importance of wellbeing and mental health (Coming Together to Make a Difference). As well as getting to meet various organisations, the children also took part in an aſternoon of friendly football competition and fun at the Cardiff City House of Sport Air Dome. Over the past 10 years, the Cardiff City FC Community Foundation has invested over £10 million in sport and education programmes in the community and shows no sign of slowing its impact. For more information, visit: https://

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