Our super star student Olivia has been selected for the 2019 European Taekwondo Championships. Olivia came through a tough selection process to be selected as part of the Under 14 girls team and will represent Team GB at the Taekwondo European Poomsae Championships which will be held in Turkey next [...]
On International Women’s Day we want to celebrate the determination and passion of our Year Seven girls rugby team! The team had their first experience of a rugby competition at the Soccerdome Wigan. They played against Rainford, Hawkley Hall, Deanery and Haddock High Schools. The girls played extremely well and [...]
There has been a photo booth in the library with wigs, hats and props for World Book Day - and we have taken a few photographs! Also all KS3 pupils have received a special £1 book token to celebrate World Book Day. Pupils can take the token into bookshops to [...]
To mark the beginning of Lent we had an Ash Wednesday service and distribution of ashes in school. Fr Philip from St Theresa’s, Upholland, led the service. He brought with him Br Christopher and Br Geoffrey who are studying in Upholland. It was great to welcome them to our school [...]
Hip Hop dancer Abigail recently competed for Street Dance Zone Academy against other dance studios across Manchester – and received third place for a duet with her mum! Year Eight Abigail was inspired to have a go at street dance because of her mum’s love of dancing. The pair did [...]
To mark Fairtrade Fortnight we are having a Fairtrade stall in the Chaplaincy. Pupils and staff can buy chocolate and sweets knowing that the farmers and producers are getting a fair price. The stall is on Tuesday 5 March and Friday 8 March at break and lunch.
Well done to two Y9 boys who have been selected to play for the Wigan school boys team. James and Brogan were spotted by a coach while playing for the SJF school team. So far the boys have played and won three games for Wigan school boys - beating Salford [...]
Y10 and Y11 GCSE Dance students attended Winstanley College to experience an A-Level Dance class with Dance tutor Emma Chadwick. The pupils looked at performance technique and were challenged to keep up with the sixth form students in a piece of fast paced, contemporary jazz. choreography.
There was more live theatre at SJF as Y8's were treated to a performance of the tragedy Romeo and Juliet by the Manchester Actors. One of Shakespeare's early plays, it's about two feuding families and a young couple's love. This performance is an introduction/foundation to Shakespeare for Y8. Next year [...]
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 - [...]
‘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 [...]
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 [...]