Children are the Heart of the School

Today members of the School Council and Governing body had the difficult task of choosing the phase winners for the School Councils ‘Valentines Day’ class competition. Everyone was very impressed by the Read More

We will Remember

Children in Year 1 have been learning about Remembrance Sunday and have created their own poppies to remember. Read More

Voting commences for John Gulsons 2017-2018 School Council

Children had the opportunity to vote for class representatives for this years student council. Each child was given a voting slip to make their choice which they then posted into the ballot Read More

Blots and Blots of Paint!

This week, the children in Nursery have been making marks with paint by using pipettes. They had to learn how to use them, with their teachers helping them to squeeze the handles, Read More

An Amazing Day At Ash End Farm

Year 1 have started their new topic ‘Food glorious Food’ by visiting the farm to find out where all our food comes from. Read More

JG Girls’ Football Team in Wembley!

On Saturday 13th May, girls from the JG Football Team attended the Women’s FA Cup Final 2017 at Wembley Stadium in London!  It was a fantastic day with good weather, great company Read More


More Mathletics Superstars!

Thumbs up There has been even more Mathletics success at John Gulson recently. Aysha from 5AG has managed to squeeze into the top 100 students in the world!

Aysha Top 100 World

Not only this, but Mr Geddes’ maths group have also managed to climb the league table to become the 18th highest scoring class in the UK! A tremendous achievement, well done to all the children involved.

Mathletics Top 50 Classes

Planets website for reports

Here is the website that will help you research your planet!

First Mathletics Bronze Certificate Winner!

Thumbs up A big ‘WELL DONE!’ to Nasir in 5NR, who is the first pupil at John Gulson to achieve a bronze Mathletics certificate this year! Nasir has been working very hard at home, logging on to Mathletics in the evening, to gain an astounding 1281 points so far!


Bronze certificate = 1000 points in a week

Silver certificate = 4 x bronze certificates

Gold certificate = 5 x silver certificates

Good luck!

Thursday 2nd February

John Gulson Primary School will be open as usual on Thursday 2nd February following the repair of our power and heating systems. All pupils are expected to be in school as normal


John Gulson Primary School has been informing parents via SMS Text message. Parents can receive these SMS updates by ensuring their correct phone number is registered with the school office.

Maths Resource – Zondle!

Children in 5AG maths group have tried a new, free maths website called Zondle. Here is what they thought of it:

  • There are fun games to play (Esha)
  • You can improve your maths skills (Mahida)
  • You can play ‘Penalty Shot’ and ‘Chick flick’! (Nahid)
  • You can play at home, it’s free! (Hanibal)
  • Make a free account to play all the games and levels (Yahya)

Have a go!