St John Fisher News

Girl power!

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 [...]

World Book Day

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 [...]

Ash Wednesday

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 medals!

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 [...]

Romeo and Juliet

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 [...]

Magical Iceland

‘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 [...]