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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!

Primary School visits

Year Five pupils from our feeder primary schools are having a taste of high school life by visiting St John Fisher over a couple of days. SJF Ambassadors, who were former pupils at each of the primary school, were selected to guide and help the pupils during their visit – and they’ve been brilliant. Primary school pupils get to sample a variety of departments over their two days. Our photos show pupils from Sacred Heart who have spent a lesson in Technology making rockets and launching them. None of them [...]

Senior Prefect Team

We are delighted to introduce our senior prefect team for 2019/20. Following a very thorough selection and interview process, Millie and Alfie have been appointed as Head Girl and Head Boy. They will be assisted by Isabella and Jack in their roles as Deputy Head Girl and Deputy Head Boy. Also part of the senior team are Dona, Aleena, Thomas and Aaron. We are lucky to have such outstanding young people at St. John Fisher and have every confidence that they will do an excellent job in the year ahead. [...]

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