January 2017

The Othello Remix

2017-01-25T15:03:06+01:00January 25th, 2017|

This morning, all Year 10 had the pleasure of watching Runshaw College’s touring production of, ‘The Othello Remix’. This superb adaptation of Shakespeare’s play was performed by the incredibly talented students on the Professional Performance Programme. Well done to the cast, director and technical crew on such a fantastic performance! Wishing you all the very [...]

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and caldron bubble.

2017-01-25T09:09:13+01:00January 25th, 2017|

Year 7 watched a touring production of ‘Macbeth’, which is considered to be one of  Shakespeare’s most famous plays. For many of our pupils this was their first experience of watching a live theatre performance of Shakespeare’s work. Performed by The Manchester Actors, this production brought the text and various themes and characters to life. [...]

Year 11 College Applications

2017-01-25T14:44:42+01:00January 24th, 2017|

Please make sure you have completed your college application on UCAS before the following deadlines, late applications may affect your chosen pathway. St John Rigby College    30th January 2017 The Deanery                     27th January 2017 Winstanley College         24th February 2017 Runshaw College             1st April 2017 Wigan & Leigh College   No deadline - Just as soon as possible.

National Citizen Service for Year 11

2017-05-09T10:40:42+01:00January 20th, 2017|

Dear Parent/Guardian, I am delighted to let you know that this term your child will be given the opportunity to sign up to National Citizen Service (NCS), a government-funded programme for 15-17 year olds. Working through physical, personal and creative challenges, this once-in-a-lifetime experience empowers young people to build skills and confidence to get ahead [...]

Year 11 UCAS Forms

2017-01-23T10:44:49+01:00January 16th, 2017|

The deadline for submitting UCAS forms to colleges are as follows St John Rigby is 30th January The Deanery is 27th January Winstanley is 24th February It's not stated in Runshaw's prospectus what their deadline is but in previous years it's been 1st April. Training providers will be ongoing and Wigan and Leigh haven't yet issued a [...]

Wigan Schools Cross Country

2017-01-10T11:24:38+01:00January 10th, 2017|

    Students from St John Fisher Catholic High School took part in the Wigan Schools Cross Country. Well done to everyone who took part. Year 8/9 girls came 1st overall. With Charlotte winning the race. Girls Team: Charlotte, Emma, Isabelle, Hannah, Jenna and Kodie. Year 10/11 Boys came 3rd overall. Boys Team: Adam, Divin, Lewis, Lewis, Kane and Will. Emily [...]