February 2019

Gold medal for Charlie

2019-02-27T12:23:46+01:00February 26th, 2019|

Well done to Charlie who won a gold medal in his first ever United World Wrestling international event at the Acropolis Cup in Athens, Greece. This result means that Charlie has now qualified to represent Great Britain at the European Schoolboy Championships in Krakow, Poland in Olympic freestyle wrestling - a huge achievement. Charlie joins [...]

Magical Iceland

2019-02-27T07:51:26+01:00February 25th, 2019|

‘Amazing’, ‘fantastic’ and ‘a trip of a lifetime’ were just a few of the words used to describe the half-term trip to Iceland. Although they were thwarted in their quest to see the Northern Lights, the students enjoyed a magical action-packed trip. On day one, students and teachers stood on the bridge between continents to [...]

Young Voices Choir Concert

2019-02-27T07:52:02+01:00February 25th, 2019|

Our Music Department enjoyed a fantastic trip to the Young Voices Choir Concert recently. 43 pupils attended the concert at the Manchester Arena, which featured a special message from Hugh Jackman and a performance from Tony Hadley. Our pupils had been learning the lyrics in school and, together with approximately 5,000 other young people, performed [...]

Talented artists!

2019-02-15T10:13:33+01:00February 15th, 2019|

Follow the Art Department's Instagram account @sjfyoungartists to see the work of our talented pupils! Our account posts work from Key Stage 3 and 4. Keep up-to-date with the busy, exciting and day-to-day artistic creations produced in St. John Fisher's Art Department. The art work features two dimensional works by students, created as part of [...]

Study Skills Week

2019-02-14T14:48:17+01:00February 14th, 2019|

Y11 Study Skills Week has been a great success. Every form has now received specialist training to prepare them for revision. Each session has given pupils hands-on experience of preparing revision materials using topics from their GCSE exams. They have also had the opportunity to practice recalling information using a variety of techniques. Pupils were [...]

‘Just Join In’ sports festival

2019-02-13T16:22:57+01:00February 13th, 2019|

A number of our Key Stage 3 students boosted their sport skills with a day at Wigan Youth Zone. The festival was called ‘Just Join In’ and the students tried out a range of sports, at including basketball, handball, yoga, fitness and multi-sports. The event was organised by Wigan Youth Zone, Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles, the [...]