Welcome To The John Roan
Welcome to The John Roan. Founded in 1677, we are one of the oldest state schools in the country, with a rich and distinguished past. The John Roan has been dedicated to serving the community of Greenwich for more than 335 years.Read more from our Headteacher
New Key Stage Reading ListsLooking for something new to read? Why not try one of our recommendations from our new Key Stage lists? Can you read all the books before your turn 13, 16 or 18? 13-Books-to-read-before-being-13.pdf 16-Books-to-read-before-being-16.pdf 18-Books-to-read-before-being-18.pdfRead more
Books of the Month for OctoberBooks of the Month for October With Halloween taking place at the end of the month why not try one of our spooky recommended reads that are now available from the libraries. The John Roan School Libraries Books-of-the-month-October-2019.pdfRead more
National Poetry Day Reading ListNational Poetry Day Reading List To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Poetry Day on Thursday 3rd October why not try one of these amazing reads? Books are available from the school library or your local library. Family-Reading-list.pdfRead more
The Bookopoly ChallengeThe Bookopoly Challenge This year we are challenging John Roan students to read and review a book from each suggested category from the Bookopoly board throughout the year. There are many categories to choose from including: award-winning, humour, science fiction and many more… Students will receive achievement points for each book they read and review, and a grand pri...Read more
The John Roan School Open Events for prospective Year 7 students for S...September 19th Open Events will take place at the Maze Hill site between: 9.15am-10.15 with an optional visit to Westcombe Park site at 10am. September 26th Open Events will take place at the Maze Hill site. 9.15am-10.15 with an optional visit to Westcombe Park site at 10am. October 2nd Open Events will take place at the Maze Hill site. 6.00pm -8:30pm&nb...Read more
News release 22nd August 2019News release 22nd August 2019 SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED RESULTS FOR THE SCHOOL! The school was proud to celebrate GCSE results with its students today.&nb...Read more
Press Release 15th August 2019August 15th 2019 Year 13 successes We are very proud to be celebrating a strong set of results from our Year 13 cohort of last year. Their results reflect two years of hard work and commitment and we are really pleased to see the progress that our students have made over the whole period of their time at the John Roan Sixth Form. With a significantly improved A*/A rat...Read more
Summer Holiday Family ReadsWhy not try one of our suggested reads for the entire family that can either be found in the John Roan School Libraries or in your local library that you might enjoy reading over the warm summer months. Summer-holiday-family-reads.docxRead more
Year 12 music students performing in their A level concertYear 12 music students performing Led Zeppelin’s ‘Stairway to heaven’ in their A level concert last week Read more
Visit from Simon MoleOn Wednesday 12th June, the poet Simon Mole visited Maze Hill. He started the day with a poetry assembly for Year 7 who were able to hear some brilliant poems featuring bikes, Pac Man and bad haircuts. Year 7 also had the opportunity to give their views on poems that Simon is currently working on. Throughout the day Simon ran poetry workshops in the library with the students fr...Read more
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thejohnroan Retweeted@jr_library - Oct 15Yesterday @TheJohnRoan students and Outreach from @mycenaehouse visited Leah Lodge in Blackheath to chat with residents over tea and cake. Students enjoyed the opportunity to talk to residents, and learning about their amazing lives. We're looking forward to future visits. https://t.co/upXYPSi2DZ
@thejohnroan - Oct 15Sixth form parent information evening tomorrow. Looking forward to reviewing the first few weeks of the year, hearing about the UCAS process and meeting some staff.
@thejohnroan - Oct 15Looking forward to welcoming year 7 parents in to school tomorrow- a first opportunity to meet the form tutors and find out about the first 6 weeks.
@thejohnroan - Oct 15A good evening today with our Key Stage 4 parents and their children. Lots of information about the courses and how parents can support. Thank you to all who visited and to our staff who made it a useful event for them.
@thejohnroan - Oct 15Staff at Leah Lodge and @mycenaehouse were impressed with the maturity, kindness and understanding shown by our students. The “super bunch” were invited back and we are all very proud of: Ella, Iris, Arya, Samuel and Martha. #PROUDtobeJohnRoan
@thejohnroan - Oct 15Looking forward to seeing parents and students in Years 10 and 11 this evening at Westcombe Park for our KS4 Information Evening. Doors open at 4.45pm.
@thejohnroan - Oct 11The students who attended the first in the series of Imperial Lates were a credit to the school with students being particularly inspired by the talks. 'what can the NHS learn from healthcare in low-income countries’ and ‘Machine learning to predict Ebola outbreaks’. https://t.co/uaW0deYZLt
thejohnroan Retweeted@thejrsa - Oct 10Thank you to all the Parents/Carers who came to the JRSA meeting last night. And to our Head Teacher, Cath Smith. A positive and exciting start to the new school year . @TheJohnRoan #proudtobeJohnRoan
thejohnroan Retweeted@thejrsa - Oct 9Looking forward to our first JRSA meeting of the term tonight. 9th October, 6.45pm Westcombe Park Building. Parents/Carers all welcome.
thejohnroan Retweeted@unitedsport1 - Oct 9@TheJohnRoan_PE @SedgehillSch @TheJohnRoan What a game! Well done all 👏👏👏⚽️ #bestineveryonethroughPEandsport
thejohnroan Retweeted@thejohnroan_pe - Oct 9Great game of football with our friends at @SedgehillSch tonight, with the @TheJohnRoan y8 boys winning 7-5 ⚽️ congrats to all involved @UnitedSport1 #prideinPE thanks to Mr Alade for his work with this team 👏
thejohnroan Retweeted@thejohnroan_pe - Oct 9Well done to @TheJohnRoan for our first game and first win of the season 94-66 against @norwoodschool lots of talent on show. @_Greenhouse_ @UnitedSport1 #prideinPE special mention to seal 👏 for his 3 point shooting tonight https://t.co/1fBppihTkr