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Cake sale success!

Today at break we had a cake sale to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. It was organised by Pastoral Co-Ordinator for Years Seven and Eight Miss Cunliffe as her grandma passed away 10 years ago from the disease and she was planning her own fundraiser. Some of the children said they would like to raise money too and lots of local cake companies as well as Morrisons donated brownies/cakes/cake pops and cookies. We were planning to do the sale at lunch time too but we sold out [...]

Kieron’s summer volunteering work

Year 10 student Kieron spent four weeks of his summer holidays helping out at One Vision Media Production Group with a boxing project. One Vision is a non-profit group which provides training courses for people with learning disabilities in all aspects of media production. One of their training courses is health and well-being and One Vision were invited to Blundell’s Gym where everyone was put through their paces, using punch bags, enjoying circuit work and then light sparring. Kieron’s role included pre-arranging the members for their day of activities, making [...]

Year Seven Mass

Today the whole of Year 7 came together to celebrate Mass for the first time at a year group. Fr Simon from Animate said the Mass and paused at various point to explain some of the reasons behind the words and actions. It was a wonderful occasion to celebrate our faith. Miss Bryant led the SJF choir and they were outstanding.

Peer Mentors at Uni

A group of our students visited Bolton University with Miss Melling and Mrs Collins, as part of the SJF Stars Peer Mentoring Programme. They took part in a photo challenge around the campus with ambassadors from the university, had the opportunity to challenge themselves and face their fears on the climbing wall, played a number of team building games and discussed the challenging role of being an effective Peer Mentor. They will soon take up their posts as Peer Mentors and hope to give advice and guidance to younger students [...]

Year 7 Mass of Welcome

Year 7 Mass of Welcome: Friday 13 September 2019 at 9.15am We would like to invite you to join your child and our staff as we celebrate the start of a new year and a new chapter in your child’s education. This Mass is our special way of welcoming you and your child into the community of St. John Fisher Catholic High School. Everyone is welcome to attend whether you are Catholic or not and during times in the mass, the priest may pause to explain the purpose of his [...]

Support for families questionnaire

As a part of the SEND Transformation programme, Wigan Council is looking to improve the offer of support for families and the services they currently receive in the Wigan borough. A questionnaire has been developed and the consultation period will be taking place over summer and early into the new school year. The survey is available online now and will be available until the 30thSeptember. If families would like it in a different format please contact Rachel Derbyshire (Rachel.derbyshire@wigan.gov.uk).

Pupil Survey

My teachers encourage me to do my best and make progress.
The school encourages me to bring a positive attitude to my learning.
The school teaches me how to stay safe online.
I understand the different types of bullying.
I usually feel safe when I am at school.
I am well looked after at school.
The school teaches its pupils the difference between what is right and what is wrong.
My teachers tell me when they are happy with my work and when I have done well.