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Cakes for Children in Need

WOW! A massive thank you to all those who baked or donated cakes for our Children in Need cake sale. We completely sold out in a record 15 minutes and raised £62.50. Thank you to Rebecca in Y10 for organising the event, to Mr Burke and Mrs Giddings for their support and the pupils from the Faith in Action group for their advertising of the event around school.

Class of 2019 Certificate Presentation Evening

Annie Gaskell won a host of awards at St John Fisher’s Certificate Presentation Evening while guest speaker Derek Heyes stole the show with his guide dog Archie. It was the Class of 2019 Year 11 Leavers’ night with last year’s pupils turning up to collect their certificates and prizes. Head Teacher Mrs Rigby praised last year’s Year 11s who, as well as academic success, excelled at drama, sport, enjoyed trips to Iceland and a Battlefields Tour and entered competitions for photography and more. “They developed talents, skills and knowledge at [...]

Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week happens in schools across England every November. This year's Anti-Bullying Week has the theme 'Change Starts With Us' and is happening this week, from Monday 11th November - Friday 15th November. Each year group this week has either received or will receive an assembly on the theme of anti-bullying and what we can do to prevent it. This was accompanied by a performance from our Y11 drama students and a piece delivered by our Fisher dance group. To further enforce this message, students in form time have been [...]

Accelerated Readers

This group of ‘Accelerated Readers’ have made a great start to Year 7 by being the pupils who have accumulated the most points or who have read the most books in the first half term. Well done everybody!

GCSE Presentation Evening

Our GCSE Presentation Evening for our former Year 11 students is on Thursday 14th November 2019 starting at 7pm till 8.15pm. No refreshments will be available.

Scientific Calculators

IMPORTANT: Parents/Carers of Y10 and Y11 A scientific calculator is required by all pupils. This is particularly important for KS4 pupils, as calculator layouts can be different and pupils need to be familiar with their own calculator in exam/assessment situations. Please could you check that your child has a working calculator with them at all times.

UK Parliament Week

This year UK Parliament Week takes place between 2nd and 8th November. This week, students at St John Fisher are learning all about what UK Parliament Week is - inspiring them to tune in, speak up and take part. UK Parliament Week is an annual celebration when people all over the United Kingdom take part in activities to explore the work and role of the UK Parliament and our democracy. During UK Parliament Week young people can learn about how the UK Parliament works, ask the big questions about elections, [...]

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