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World Food Day Prayer

This morning 9I’s assembly was about World Food Day. This is the prayer from this mornings assembly it sums up 9I’s feelings. "We thank you for the variety of food we have in this country and that we never need to go hungry for long. We need to think of people where food isn’t always available and who suffer from hunger. Thank you for those who work with these people to help them find ways of getting enough food to keep them healthy. We pray that we will help in [...]

Our Lady and the Rosary

Last week, we celebrated the feast of Our Lady and the Rosary. As part of form collective worship Mrs. Togher set each member of 7J a homework task of creating a poster based on Mary and the Rosary. As an incentive Mrs. Togher offered a prize. The Lourdes shop in Wigan kindly donated a set of rosary beads and Mrs. Togher provided a sweet treat. Congratulations to our winner Jessica.

School Therapy Dog

After half-term we will be introducing a cockapoo, called Arlo, will be joining our school community. He is a therapy dog and will work with our pupils to help further support them during their time at St. John Fisher. As Arlo is a cockapoo he does not shed fur and so is a suitable companion for anyone with allergies. Dogs have been scientifically proven to improve physiological and psychological health. Arlo would give our pupils companionship, love, affection and a non-judgmental friend to talk to. Arlo would also give our [...]

Half-Term Reminder

REMINDER ========= School is closed for an Inset Day on Friday 18th October Half-term is 21st – 25th October School reopens on Monday 28th October

Y10 Guidance Evening

REMINDER Y10 Guidance Evening is next Thursday 17th October at 6pm. The evening is designed to inform you of the changes to the curriculum, whilst also offering some advice on revision techniques and ways in which you can support your child’s learning. Additionally, the heads of our four core departments will speak about the specifics of their subjects, including what students will study and how they are to be assessed. Please could confirm your attendance by returning the reply slip from the original letter or putting a note in your [...]

Go Green!

Members of St John Fisher's Eco School attended the the Wigan Borough Eco-Schools Conference 2019. There they met the mayor and presented to primary and secondary schools across Wigan about how we can save our planet. St John Fisher are taking the lead in advising schools on how they can go green and clean up our local environment! Kick starting Wigan's Environment Youth Group, Fisher students inspired other schools in the borough on how young people can take action to combat climate change and improve the environment. The students had [...]

Careers event a hit!

This week we held our annual whole school careers event. It was a successful event where all pupils had the opportunity to engage with local colleges and employers. Many Year 11 pupils took the opportunity to sign up for post-16 college courses. “It was a busy morning and ultimately productive as more than 20 students applied over the course,” said Wigan & Leigh College’s representative. Years 7 and 8 engaged with the delegates to find out information about their job. The feedback from pupils was fantastic, many of the younger [...]

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.