January 2016

Letter of thanks from CAFOD

2016-01-28T13:22:27+01:00January 28th, 2016|

Thank you to everyone at St John Fisher Catholic High School. We were delighted to receive the £484.85 that you sent to us. Thank you so much. The money you raised will help communities in some of the poorest parts of the world. Your donation will support people like thirteen-year-old Saraswoti from Nepal, whose school [...]

Year Seven Honour Roll Programme

2016-01-28T13:20:35+01:00January 26th, 2016|

As part of the Year Seven Honour Roll Programme , 28 students visited the Catalyst Discovery Centre in Widnes. The students and staff thoroughly enjoyed their experience of solving the 'Mystery at the Manor'.   After the trip, students worked in pairs to write their own newspaper article about their day. The runners up of this [...]

Career Fair

2016-01-28T13:23:34+01:00January 26th, 2016|

On the 14th January we held our annual careers fair for our Year Ten students where they were shown some of the options they have for post Year Eleven destinations. They were able to speak to local Colleges such as St John Rigby, Winstanley and Wigan & Leigh to explore the different courses that they [...]

The Brick

2017-05-09T10:40:44+01:00January 22nd, 2016|

After the donations made to the charity The Brick we received the following letter of thanks Just a note to say how grateful we are for your donation of food and toiletries to help the work we do here at The Brick. Your support is invaluable to us. The Brick opened its doors for “business” [...]

Scholastic Book Club is up and running

2017-05-09T10:40:44+01:00January 22nd, 2016|

Our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to http://schools.scholastic.co.uk/sjfwigan to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20p in Scholastic Rewards. Please place your order online by February 5th, 2016.

Dr Hadwen Trust

2016-01-19T17:38:35+01:00January 19th, 2016|

Before the end of term SJF held many charity fund raisers. One of the charities was the Dr Hadwen Trust the UKs leading non-animal medical research charity. In total we raised £768.42 for the trust. We received a letter of thanks saying “Your thoughtful donation will help to fund cutting-edge medical research that replaces the [...]

Year of Mercy

2017-05-09T10:40:44+01:00January 19th, 2016|

"Dear brothers and sisters, I have often thought of how the Church may render more clear her mission to be a witness to mercy; and we have to make this journey. It is a journey which begins with spiritual conversion. Therefore, I have decided to announce an Extraordinary Jubilee which has at its center the [...]