The house has accommodation for 65 boys with the first years in dormitories of six; second and third years in twin rooms which have en-suite facilities; and sixth form boarders in their own rooms, many of which have en-suite bathrooms.
The Housemaster, Paul Curran, studied an undergraduate degree in Computer Science at the University of Reading before training for a PGCE in Swansea. He joined Ampleforth in September 2016 as the Housemaster of St John’s and Head of Computer Science. Paul joined Ampleforth from Christ College, Brecon where he was Acting Pastoral Deputy Head and Head of Computer Science. He was previously a Housemaster at New Hall School.
He is married to Jennifer, the former Head of Drama at both Christ College, Brecon and New Hall School. They live in St John’s with their two young daughters Isabelle and Ariana, and their cat, Heracles.