October 2015

Achievement Stars of half term one!

2017-05-09T10:40:45+00:00October 22nd, 2015|

During the daily school life of a pupil they can gain achievement points for demonstration of their excellence. These can be given for having a perfect uniform, 100% attendance, making excellent progress in a lesson, taking part in an extra-curricular activity, showing community spirit, maintaining a blank standards card, trying their hardest in lessons and [...]

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY– Sunday 8 November 2015

2017-05-09T10:40:45+00:00October 20th, 2015|

On behalf of Wigan Council we would like to invite you to attend a Remembrance Sunday Service which will be held on Sunday, 8 November 2015.   Civic Remembrance Sunday Services are a formal act of remembrance and it is appropriate to wear medals and insignia.   For your information please find a list of [...]

Y11 Parents Evening Thursday 22nd October

2017-05-09T10:40:45+00:00October 19th, 2015|

This Thursday is our first Parents evening of the year when parents of our Y11 pupils have a chance to speak to teachers about their child's progress. This is a vitally important night in Y11 as teachers will be discussing how pupils are working towards targets and strategies to ensure the targets are met. Teachers [...]

BBC Ten Pieces

2015-10-16T11:20:25+00:00October 16th, 2015|

On Tuesday 6th October our Year Ten Music students enjoyed a trip to the cinema to watch the recently released BBC Ten Pieces for secondary Schools. Building on the success of Ten Pieces Primary, this inspirational, new cinematic film will be aimed at young people in secondary schools, aged 11+. The film features stunning footage [...]

Young Voices

2017-05-09T10:40:45+00:00October 16th, 2015|

Students from St John Fisher Catholic High School will once again be participating in the young voices concert at Manchester Arena on 2nd Feb. The Young Voices event is designed to introduce children to live music by developing a diverse variety of musical styles. Please see below for more details.       Young Voices [...]

Random Readers

2015-10-12T14:51:15+00:00October 12th, 2015|

This term in ‘Random Readers’ Library Club, we had a Halloween theme.  Students took part in a ‘guess the spooky word’ game using books from the library’s Horror section. The Random Readers have also begun to compile a longlist for SJF’s very own book awards!  They will be choosing different categories and a longlist of [...]

New Equipment in the Technology Department

2015-10-12T10:39:55+00:00October 12th, 2015|

We have been lucky enough to acquire a Heat Press and a Mug Press that are based in the Technology workshops. We had great success with the mugs and bags that were designed and printed for Open Evening. The new equipment is a great addition and offers a wide range of exciting products we can [...]