Pupils studying Spanish in Years 7-9 have taken part in a competition to design a skull to commemorate the Mexican festival of the Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Many high quality entries were submitted but after much deliberation, the winners and runners up were announced. They were as follows: Emily (Year 7 winner), Zara [...]
On the 31st October we held a careers fair for the current Year 11 students. It was a great opportunity for our students to meet delegates from colleges to employers. It gave our students an insight as to what possibilities could be available for them post 16. The feedback from the delegates about our students was [...]
On Thursday 7 December, we will be hosting a performance of “Somebody’s Sister, Somebody’s Daughter”. This is a powerful drama about sexual exploitation and street grooming which will be seen by our Y9 pupils. The play dramatises the dangers and the complex issues involved in this most sensitive of subjects. The production will provide a [...]
We are aware of further Arriva bus strikes on the 4th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and 22nd December. Any student that uses any Arriva bus services to get to school must make alternative arrangements and must attend school on time.
The school council met for the first time on Thursday 9 September. The newly appointed form representatives were congratulated on their appointment to the School Council and reminded of the importance of their new position. Each school council had the opportunity to consult their form on a number of agenda items. These included, how to [...]
Congratulations to Declan who recently represented Team GB in K1 (Martial Arts) and Muay Thai (Combat Sport) in the <40KG category. The competition took place in Tuscany, Italy and Declan won GOLD medal in both competitions! Well done Declan!
Several pupils have been training to achieve accreditation from Wigan council as a ‘Young Interpreter’; these pupils will now be able to assist any new pupils or visitors arriving in school with English as an additional language.
Year 9 Winners of the design an Anti-bullying poster competition. The posters will be displayed in school.
Ever thought of a career in teaching? Here at St. John Fisher Catholic High School, we are part of the Wigan and West Lancs Catholic School Direct Teacher Training Programme. If you are interested, or know of anyone who might be, please take a look at the link on the bottom of the school webpage [...]
Year 10/11- Into The Woods- The Brindley Theatre- Evening performance Into the woods, It's time to go. I hate to leave, I have to, though..." Year 10 and 11 drama students experienced a fairy-tale performance of Into The Woods, at The Brindley Theatre, Runcorn. Originally directed on Broadway and adapted for the big screen, this enchanting [...]