February 2019

Talented artists!

2019-02-15T10:13:33+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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 [...]

Important: Parking at school

2019-02-08T14:48:24+00:00February 8th, 2019|

Speed limit: IMPORTANT: Please TAKE CARE WHEN DRIVING DOWN Baytree Road THE SPEED LIMIT HERE IS 20 MPH. Parking: SHOULD YOU NEED TO PARK OUTSIDE SCHOOL, PLEASE DO SO WITH CONSIDERATION FOR OUR NEIGHBOURS and do not block their driveways even for the shortest amount of time. In addition could we remind people not park [...]

Developing Special School Provision

2019-02-07T16:17:54+00:00February 7th, 2019|

Wigan Council have launched a consultation on Developing Special School Provision which will close Friday 1st March. The consultation is on the Council website. All parents are welcome to express their views via: www.wigan.gov.uk/Council/Consultations/Current/Developing-special-school-provision.aspx

Options Evening 4-6pm

2019-02-07T13:09:45+00:00February 7th, 2019|

We are looking forward to seeing Y9 parents and carers at tonight’s Options Evening. Don’t forget that there is a talk in the hall at 4:15pm, which will be repeated at 5:15pm, about the general changes to GCSEs and the options process. This talk will be up to 25 minutes long. While waiting for your [...]

Poster winners!

2019-02-06T12:53:04+00:00February 6th, 2019|

Y7 Students have been designing posters as part of their homework - and it's impressive! Mr Roberts announced the winners of his English Y7 homework ‘Parts of Speech’ poster competition yesterday. Well done to Riona, Hannah and Leah who were the three winners. "The standard of the posters was very high and it was difficult [...]