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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 [...]

#WorldMentalHealthDay

Today at St John Fisher Catholic High School we have been raising awareness for #WorldMentalHealthDay by decorating our Pastoral Hub in yellow and creating photobooth props for our pupils. All together we have raised £50 from pupils spare change given after assembly and in registration time. Remember: ‘It's ok to not be ok’. At SJF, if any children are struggling with their mental health they can come to our Pastoral Hub where they will be supported by their year group’s Pastoral Coordinator.

Teacher Training

Ever fancied a career in teaching? Applications are now open for places in 2020. www.ucas.com/postgraduate/teacher-training/ucas-teacher-training-apply-and-track

UK Youth Parliament vote

Last week students at St. John Fisher took part in 2019's UK Youth Parliament vote, which the school has now supported for a number of years. The UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) is a youth organisation run by young people where there are 369 seats for elected MYPs (Members of Youth Parliament), all aged 11-18. MYPs are usually elected in annual youth elections throughout the UK. Any young person aged 11-18 can stand or vote. In the past two years one million young people have voted in UK Youth Parliament elections. [...]

Celebration of Mass

Friday 11 October Celebration of Mass 1.30pm in the O’Brien hall Years 7&8 see Rebecca, school Chaplain, for an early lunch Mass pass Everyone Welcome

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