March 2020

Beatbox artist Faz Shah delivering a workshop to children in Form 4
Mar 2020
Each Form 4 class was fortunate to have an hour and a half long workshop with actor, composer, writer and beatboxing violinist Faz Shah on 3 March. Form 4 gained a new insight into creating music, one that was instant and absolutely unique. The beatboxing violinist led each class through an engaging session exploring vocal percussion and beatboxing and how to layer sections, develop basic core rhythms in various musical genres and explore techniques to nurture musical creativity. After watching Faz perform his electric violin along to pop songs, the year group were able to learn
Under 11 Boys' 1st Team winning at IAPS Regionals to quality for National Finals
Mar 2020
St John’s Under 11 Boys’ 1st Team performed brilliantly at IAPS Regional round in very wet and cold conditions at Haileybury School and have qualified to compete in the IAPS National Finals on 18 March at Rugby School. The Haileybury tournament got off to a flying start with the boys scoring two quick goals straight off the whistle in the first game winning 3-1 against Winchester House. They then beat Chigwell Junior 2-1 and drew their third group game 0-0 with New Mount. After lunch they entered the Cup Competition and faced Aldwickbury in the Quarter Finals. A very tight game saw them
Hockey Under 13 Boys' 1st Team through to the IAPS National Finals
Mar 2020
Fresh from their win earlier in the term when they were crowned County Champions, the U13 Boys' 1st team successfully competed in the IAPS Regionals on 20 February and secured their place in the National Finals on 6 March at Cheltenham College. Assistant Director of Sport, Mr David Millward, commented, "The boys travelled to Bedford School with high spirits and plenty of optimism and were ready to work as a tight team. The weather forecast predicted that it was going to rain all day but this certainly didn't dampen the boys' levels of motivation." The team started well against Old