The 627 group went to the High Ropes at Haigh Hall for a team building trip. The pupils dared the high ropes and the obstacles that they had to endure and were treated with an ice cream at the end of the trip for excellent behaviour and representation of the school.
On Thursday 16h February, forty-five Year Nine pupils sampled a little bit of Mexico when they accompanied staff from the Spanish department on a visit to Chiquito in Bolton. Pupils enjoyed a three course meal of nachos, fajitas and churros. Muy delicioso.
I am delighted to inform you that Mrs. Rigby, Deputy Headteacher of Holy Cross Catholic High School in Chorley, has been appointed as our new Headteacher. Mrs. Rigby will take up her post on 1 September. The selection process was detailed and thorough and we have appointed a dynamic and experienced Catholic leader to take the [...]
Five students from SJF took part in a KS4 Trampolining Competition. The girls have worked hard on creating a routine for the competition and did very well on the day.
On Thursday 9th Feb, our SJF Singers joined pupils from other schools at the Manchester Arena to create a massed choir as part of The Young Voices Concert Series.
Year 9 Spanish have just returned from an action packed visit to Barcelona. They have seen the sights, practised their Spanish and sampled the cuisine. Check out their photo diary below:
Year 7 and Year 10 pupils attended the Just Join In festival at Wigan Youth Zone on Friday 3rd Feb. They took part in a variety of activities including; Basketball, New Age Kurling, Dance, Boxing and Fitness. All the pupils had a good day and worked well.
The Mathswatch login has changed. The website is now: www.vle.mathswatch.com Username: (school login)@ sjfchs Password: 123456 To access the video clips they need to click on ‘videos’ at the top of the page.
Well done to the Year 7 Boys Indoor Athletics team who finished Runners-Up in the Wigan Schools competition in February 2017. Daniel, Tom, Leyton, Tom and Christian. Well done to the Year 8 Boys Indoor Athletics team who finished Runners-Up in the Wigan Schools competition in February 2017. Jacob, Adam, Arran, Bryan, Ryan and George. [...]
Former student of SJF Benedict Ratchford has written an article about working with the Animate Team. Animate youth ministries is the Catholic youth ministry team for the Archdiocese of Liverpool. The Animate team come into school during mission weeks where they show their faith in a vibrant, engaging way. http://www.liverpoolcatholic.org.uk/index.php?p=1261