Broadway, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RG
10 reasons to choose St John's School, Sidmouth, Juniors
St John’s School, Sidmouth, Juniors has a Schoolsmith Score® of 77. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Sidmouth and one of the 4 best primary schools for 5 miles.
St John’s School, Sidmouth, Juniors is an independent prep day and boarding school for boys and girls (70%/30%) between the ages of 2.5 and 11 years. Boarding from Year 4 for the very small number of pupils who board. 75% are full boarders and 25% are weekly or flexi boarders. It is a Christian school, open to all faiths and none. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of St John’s International School, an all-through school to age 16. Day fees at St John’s School, Sidmouth, Juniors range from £2,438 (Rec) to £3,378 per term (2023/24). Full boarding fees range from £6,910 to £7,065 per term.
Average class size
St John’s School, Sidmouth, Juniors has one class per year except for one mixed-age class, and an average class size of 14.
At the end of Year 6, most Junior School pupils move up to St John’s School, Sidmouth.
The St John's School, Sidmouth, Juniors curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum, and is thematic, styled on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. Residential trips from Year 4, including language and cultural exchanges with Group schools.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, and for art and DT from Year 2.
Sport at St John's School, Sidmouth, Juniors
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum.
The Arts at St John's School, Sidmouth, Juniors
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and some take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Choir and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.00pm. Minibus service.
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