Playground Appeal

Playground Appeal Fundraising Thermometer



Massive thank you to everyone who supported the St John's Sensational Soiree on 23rd November.  Great fun was had by all, and a staggering £14,500 was raised for our Playground Appeal!!
Thanks to everyone who came to Movie Night to watch The Incredibles 2!  We raised an incredible (!)
£1030.21 !!


The Junior and Infant Choir performed at The Clifton Down Shopping Centre last week and raised £160.25 for the Playground Appeal – well done and thanks to everyone involved.

Many thanks to everyone who supported the Summer BBQ... not only did we have a great time but we raised in excess of £2009!  What a great end to a fantastic year of fundraising! 
A huge congratulations to Olivia and Florence of Carnival Class who raised an amazing £185 at the Summer BBQ. With help from Ruby and their mums, they set up and ran a cake, watermelon and ice lolly stall. Huge thank you for your hard work and support!

Last minute fundraising also happened at the BBQ with some enthusiastic pupils! Theodore and Oli B of Goslings started a collection, joined by Freya and Barnaby, James J and James M of Owls Class. They raised £11 in under ten minutes!

Congratulations to the teachers who raised a fantastic amount of money at the Teacher's Cake Sale!
The Worrall Road Teachers raised £163 and Lower Redland Road Teachers raised £181 - WOW!!!
Micro Scooters have kindly donated £299.72 to us as part of the Scooters For Schools scheme where they donate 10% of any sales (use the code 109146 at checkout!)  
Many thanks to Waitrose who have donated £136 to our Playground Appeal using the green token scheme!
We have received an amazingly generous donation of £300 for the Playground Appeal - thank you so much! 
Well done & thank you to Year 5/6 for raising £75 fort the Playground Appeal by selling chocolate truffles!!


Thanks to Connie, Ella & Amaiah who made lemonade and cookies to sell raising £40 for the new playground – wow!


Thank you Amirah-Jade for your kind donation towards the school playground!

Our Out of This World Summer Fair on 15th June raised a whopping
Thanks so much to everyone who helped make it happen and all those who supported us! Hope you enjoyed yourselves!
Thanks to everyone who came to the Disco on Friday 11th May, we raised a fantastic 
Special thanks to those who volunteered to help out selling tickets, glow sticks and tattoos, manning the bar and cooking/serving the food!
Phase 1 of the playground re-development has been completed and plans are underway to make some exciting changes to the playground in phase 2 - with work hoping to start before the summer term 2019.  
The children have enjoyed playing in the Tree House and with the Giant Stick Insect construction area at Lower Redland Road, and relaxing on the Tree Hammock at Worrall Road - these have certainly proven to be welcome additions to the playground! 
Thank you to everyone who has supported us with our fundraising, an incredible amount has been raised so far!  If anyone has any other fundraising ideas do please get in touch with us at
Have you signed up to the Acorn Fund?  
The Acorn Fund is an easy way to donate money towards the Playground Appeal and all PTA funds.  Please follow this link to find the forms to set up a standing order, or click on Acorn Fund in ParentPay to donate a one off £5 donation. 

St John's Playground Grub Club 

Many thanks to Tess and Steve Denton for hosting the first St John's Playground Grub Club and raising £70 for the Playground Appeal!  

Find out how to host your own Grub Club by following this link: