The School

About the School

St John's Meads is a Church of England voluntary aided primary school in the Diocese of Chichester.

There are currently 218 children on roll.

The school is one-form entry.

Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 (KS1) Infant classes are Reception , Year 1 and Year .2

Key Stage 2 (KS2) Junior classes are Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6.

St John's Meads has a Christian ethos and aims to provide a caring environment in which pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential in academic work and a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Children can arrive from 8:40am-8:55am (official start of day 8.55am). Collection is from 3:15pm-3:25pm (official end of day 3.15pm). This amounts to a minimum of 31 hours 40 minutes per week.

Our Aims & Ethos

Our aim is for every child to become a first class version of themselves. We strive to provide or impart:

  • a love of learning for its own sake;
  • a foundation of knowledge from a rich and creative curriculum and a set of skills with which to understand and question the world that we live in;
  • an awareness of, and appreciation of, the spiritual dimension in our lives;
  • an enthusiasm for the world beyond the classroom - in particular, art, sport, music and the performing arts;
  • a respect for others and a recognition that the efforts and achievements of every individual in our community are valued equally;
  • a pathway that encourages initiative and develops self confidence

School Rules

Work Hard

Take Care

Be Kind

I will also:

  • Come to school on time
  • Wear smart school uniform
  • Appreciate opportunities I am given