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NCS – try new things & meet new people over summer

We have had the National Citizen Service in school this morning talking to our Year 11s about their summer opportunities. The NCS is a government-run scheme and is open to all 16-17-year-olds in England. It's about trying new things, meeting new people and having plenty of laughs along the way. There is an adventure week, where you may try high ropes or scale a wall. Then there is a week away from home, trying new skills and increasing confidence. In the last week, there is the chance to take part [...]

Y7 has talent!

Over the last few weeks, Y10 GCSE Music pupils have been auditioning the Y7 pupils at lunch times in Music. They selected three finalists, James, Yasmin and Charlie, who performed in the Hall at lunch-time on Thursday 5 December. The winner was revealed in the Y7 assembly this morning. Congratulation James (Keyboard). Thank you to everyone involved, particularly those pupils who entered the competition.

Year 10 Parents’ Evening

REMINDER: Year 10 Parents' Evening is on Thursday 12th December from 4pm to 6.30pm. Please register on arrival at the school's main entrance. Parking is available on the playground accessed via Baytree Road. Pupils attending should do so in full school uniform. Please could you confirm your attendance by either using the reply slip from the original letter or making a note in your child’s diary.

Consultation on Admissions Policy

Consultation on Admissions Policies for September 2021 The Governing Body of St John Fisher Catholic High School is consulting on proposed changes to their admissions policy to take effect for school admissions for September 2021. Specifically, it is proposed to add St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School as a named feeder primary school to criterion 7 of the oversubscription criteria with effect from September 2021. This would only have implications for new applications for Year 7 class places from September 2021 onwards and children in other year groups and who have [...]

Hamper donations

St John Fisher is in need of hamper donations for We Are Nugent. Last year the charity managed to make over 300 hampers with donated items for those in need over the festive period. Items include Christmas puddings, crisps, biscuits, jam and more. If you can help, please bring them to school before Monday 9 December for school chaplain Rebecca Donnellan or Mrs Banks in PE. Every item is gratefully received. Thank you.

BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize Roadshow came to St John Fisher today to deliver sessions to Years 8-10 focussing on careers in the creative industries. The event was hosted by Katie Thistleton from BBC Radio 1. The panel consisted of three professionals who shared their personal journey in the media. They offered an inspiring insight into the world of creative work and routes and opportunities within a sector that many of our pupils might not have considered. They encouraged all pupils to sign up to BBC Bitesize to assist with making progress in [...]

Cakes for Children in Need

WOW! A massive thank you to all those who baked or donated cakes for our Children in Need cake sale. We completely sold out in a record 15 minutes and raised £62.50. Thank you to Rebecca in Y10 for organising the event, to Mr Burke and Mrs Giddings for their support and the pupils from the Faith in Action group for their advertising of the event around school.

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