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GCSE success!

Well done to everyone for their GCSE results today. A number of our pupils were rewarded with Grade 9s, putting them with the highest performing pupils across the country. Headteacher Mrs Rigby said: “I am delighted for our pupils who have done so well and grateful to our parents who have supported us and them. “I feel our results are heading in the right direction and I look forward to working with our experienced and committed staff to make further improvements over the coming years. “These results are a credit [...]

GCSE Results Day

Results for GCSE examinations for our former Year 11 will be published on Thursday 22 August 2019 from 10 am. It is not possible to give results over the telephone and students should collect their own results in person. If the student is unable to collect their results, the following is required: A written request, signed by the student, with full details of the nominated person authorised to collect the results. Photographic proof of identity of the nominated person (not the student), in the form of a driver’s licence or [...]

Public speaking

The St John Fisher public speaking team deserve praise for their excellent efforts in the recent Archdiocese Public Speaking competition which was held at St John Rigby College. We had three participants, all from Yr 8: * Charlie - Kate Davies who spoke about the media and the control it exerts over society. * Ellie Forshaw who argued that by earning pocket money in a sensible way, our young people will become budget-minded citizens of tomorrow! * Alex Davies (reserve) who argued that medical testing upon animals is a necessary [...]

Faith’s London award

Good Luck to Faith in Year 8 who on Wednesday is off to the SoHo Theatre in London as she has been nominated for a Million Minuets Young People Award. Faith is fluent in sign language, which she taught herself, and gives up her free time to act as an interpreter for a deaf lady at her local parish church. This sometimes involves her signing from the altar, incorporated into her role as an altar server. She has also signed at school masses and recently signed at the Year 11 [...]

10R dig deep for CAFOD

10R should be very proud of themselves after raising an amazing £62 through donating spare change every morning during form time. After learning about CAFOD’s work in collective worship, students in 10R dug deep into their pockets and managed to raise this fantastic total. Their form tutor Mr Burke said “I am so proud to have such selfless and charitable students in my form – they are a credit to the school.” With this money, the students have decided to help a village in a Third World country by buying [...]

Music and Dance competition

Talented students from SJF attended the Archdiocese Media Competition at Liverpool Hope University. Both the dance and the music entries performed well and were a credit to the school. Our music entry won their category and received some very good feedback on their performance. The dance entry performed very well in strong competition.

Four sign scholarships

Four talented Year 9 boys have gained rugby scholarships with Super League rugby teams. Tom, Clayton and Danny are at Wigan Warriors while Daniel W will join St Helens. All the boys 14 and are members of St Jude’s ARLFC where Tom plays in the No 6 position, Daniel W No 4, Danny No 9 and Clayton is a forward usually at No 11 but plays in other positions when required. Good luck to all!

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