Farm to Fork Tesco Trip

Children in year 1 visited Tesco to learn all about different foods. They were told all about different fruits and vegetables and the fish on the fish counter.  They had taste experiences Read More

Where does all our food come from?

Year 1 have visited Ash End Farm to learn about where our food comes from.   The children investigated the allotments where they discovered lots of things about different fruits, vegetables and Read More

Fabulous flowers in Memorial Park

Children in Year 1 had an exciting visit to Memorial Park on Thursday to investigate different types of flowers. The children created drawings after looking at flower gardens, wild flowers, trees that Read More

New after school timetable available

The new timetable for the after school activities has been added to the website. We run a variety of after school clubs for pupils at John Gulson Primary School. Please contact the Read More

Fit Kit – Positive Youth Group

On 28th April 2015, Year 3 had a visit from some special visitors from ‘Positive Youth Group’. These special visitors came to teach the children lots of different sports and enhance the Read More

Year 4 go to Coombe Abbey!

On Thursday, Year 4 went on a trip to Coombe Abbey as part of our ‘The Great Outdoors’ topic. The children leant all about how to build an outdoor shelter safely to Read More

Beautiful Butterflies

Year Two were set a challenge for their homework over the Easter Holidays to create their own butterflies using any materials they liked. The results are fabulous! Well done Year Two! Read More

Easter Bonnet Parade

Children created their Easter Bonnets ready for the Easter Parade. There were some very imaginative and creative ideas. WELL DONE all those children who took part. Some of the amazing Easter bonnets Read More

Viking Model Mayhem

Children in Year 1 have had a visit from Anthony James who showed them how to create amazing Viking models. Children had fun designing and creating their own replica Viking artifacts. Read More

Reception and Nursery children meet ‘The Animal Man’

The Reception and Nursery children had an exciting day meeting all of the different animals, which were brought in by ‘The Animal Man’. They were able to see, touch and feel a Tarantula, Read More


After School Reception Art Club

In Art Club this week, Reception children had lots of fun making flower paintings. They used utensils, some of which you find in the kitchen to print a picture of a flower. As you can see from the pictures, our children have a lot of talent!

Year 2 at the Zoo!

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Year 2 had a fantastic time visiting all the animals in Twycross Zoo. We learned about habitats and how animals are adapted to their environments and even met some animals close up!

Minibeast hunts.

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The children have been learning about lots of different mini beasts this week, the children went on a hunt and found lots of different mini beasts in the flowers.

5CS Butterflies get released into the wild!

In 5CS, the children have been raising and feeding their own butterflies and then released them into the wild!

The butterfly garden kit which they used, gave the children the opportunity to watch caterpillars change into chrysalides and then emerge as beautiful Painted Lady Butterflies.  The children raised and feed the butterflies  The process from caterpillar to adult butterfly took about four weeks.

The children have been fascinated by the entire transformation from caterpillar to butterfly and were sad to see them go!


Y5 Trip to the Cathedral!

As part of Y5 learning about WW2, the children visited Coventry Cathedral, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum as well as the newly refurbished Transport Museum to look at the impact on Coventry during WW2.

Whilst at the Cathedral, the children sketched different parts of the building. At the Transport Museum the children experienced a simulation of the Blitz and at Gallery the children were able to go inside a replica of an Anderson shelter!

The children learnt a lot from the trip and what the City of Coventry went through during WW2 to take back to the classroom.