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July 2015

Horrible Histories – 14/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 14th, 2015|

On Thursday 9th July, 30 Year Seven pupils went on a trip to Blackpool Grand Theatre to watch the Horrible Histories 'Incredible Invaders' show.  The show was about the Roman, Saxon and Viking invasions in early Britain and there was much excitement when the Vikings invaded and the 3D effects started!Once again the students were a [...]

Pizza Party – 13/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 13th, 2015|

Congratulations to the winning forms from each year group who have achieved the best attendance for this school year.To celebrate each form had a pizza party. The winning forms where Mrs Topping and 7F, Mrs O’Neill and 8H, Mr Unsworth and 9R, Mrs Connelly and 10S and Mr Hanley and 11R.   

Safeguarding Letter from GMP – 10/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 10th, 2015|

Dear Parent or Guardian,As your child grows up in this modern world and becomes more independent, it is natural that they will take this independence online. In a person’s teenage years they explore, try new things and this can also mean that they push some boundaries’ and take some risks. In some ways it can [...]

Gold Award – 10/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 10th, 2015|

St John Fisher Catholic High School has achieved the Gold award for Mental Health Standards. To celebrate this outstanding achievement our Nurture group wrote a hope and a wish on a link of a paper chain. This chain was then attached to other paper chains from other schools, to create one very long chain of [...]

Mindfulness – 10/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 10th, 2015|

Our nurture group entered a competition named ‘Mindfulness’ which ran part of the National Mental Awareness week. They were asked to create something based on the statement ‘How school helped us to feel well and be ready to learn’. As a team they created a canvas collage and amongst other schools were judged by Wigan [...]

Premier League Reading Stars – 08/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 8th, 2015|

On Monday 6th July a group of Year Seven boys visited the National Football Museum Manchester as the culmination of the Premier League Reading Stars programme that has taken place across the school year. Pupils were given a unique opportunity to see a range of football memorabilia including winners' medals, match-worn shirts and countless trophies, [...]

Junior Maths Challenge – 08/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 8th, 2015|

Pupils at St. John Fisher achieved 1 gold, 5 silver and 12 bronze certificates in this year's UKMT Junior Maths Challenge.  Over 250, 000 pupils from across the UK sat the Junior Maths Challenge with roughly the top 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver and the next 21% bronze. Liam Fitzsimmons in Year [...]

Performing Arts Weeks – 07/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 7th, 2015|

This year's Performing Arts Week took on a Chinese theme and this year involved nearly 900 pupils from our feeder primary schools and Year Seven and Eight. The range of activities included creating traditional prints and Chinese masks, to the creation of a Chinese dragon. The martial arts was delivered by a resident trainer who [...]

Year Ten visit to Holland – 07/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 7th, 2015|

36 of our Year Ten students have just returned from the History and Religious Study trip to the Netherlands.The pupils had one day based in Amsterdam where they visited Ann Frank’s house, went on a walking tour of the pre- World War Two Jewish area and visited the Schowburg Theatre Museum. On the second day [...]

British Values Student Conference -06/07/2015

2017-05-09T10:40:50+01:00July 6th, 2015|

On Tuesday 30th June four of our Year Ten pupils visited Langtree Park in St. Helens to participate in the British Values Student Conference. Working with pupils from across the Liverpool Archdiocese, our students produced resources that will be used in school in the coming year to discuss what it means to be British. Earlier [...]