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  • 11/06/18

    Ofsted Report

    Dear Parents/Guardians Please find attached the official report from our recent Ofsted visit. I am extremely pleased that the hard work and dedication of staff and students has been recognized during this inspection; the report reads very well indeed. Let me take this opportunity to also thank...
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  • 15/06/18

    6th Form Prefect Applications

    Firstly, applications for the role of prefect are welcome from all members of Year 12. However before investing the time to apply, prospective candidates should reflect honestly on the criteria set out below and be certain that they can meet the high expectations that such a role...
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  • 11/06/18

    STAFF/STUDENT CHARITY CYCLE

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  • 11/06/18

    CAFOD

    Year 7 and Year 9 students will be joining CAFOD in their ‘Share the Journey’ campaign. Pope Francis launched the campaign to stand up for the rights of those who are fleeing war, natural disaster and poverty in countries around the world.  CAFOD’s aim is to walk 24,900 mil...
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  • 03/06/18

    NORMANDY EXPLORATORY TOUR

    13 students of the History Society undertook an exploratory tour of Normandy at the start of the May half term. Mr Murphy took the group on a whirlwind tour that started on the American D Day sector with visits to St Mere Eglise, Utah Beach and Omaha Beach; various museums were visited and there was...
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  • 14/05/18

    Sleep out raised over £1066 for the House of Mercy

    On the 22nd of March, a group of 20 sixth form students decided to take on a challenge of sleeping outside and experiencing what it means to be homeless. We did not know what to expect, but the recent snow and rain really made us realise how miserable it is to be sleeping rough. The House of Mercy i...
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  • 04/05/18

    CAFOD non-uniform day

    Congratulations to the students who raised an impressive £1068 for CAFOD this year. This amount will be doubled by the UK Government. St John’s is proud to support CAFOD and the work they do in trying to bring about a better world and to ensure that no child is too hungry or too...
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  • 03/05/18

    E-Safety Advice - What is Fortnite?

      What is Fortnite?  Fortnite is a game that has been in development since 2011 but has seen a boom in popularity since September 2017, when the game’s developers released its most popular mode, Fortnite Battle Royale. This mode is free-to-play and sees gamers from arou...
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  • 01/05/18

    A-Level Geography Fieldtrip

    Year 12 Geography students will be visiting Canterbury, Kent, to conduct their A-Level fieldwork investigation. Students will be investigating how people percieve the area and carrying out the relevant methods linked to this. This leads into the specification area of 'diverse places'...
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  • 30/04/18

    International Day

    Culture. What is culture? Our culture is our diversity and our diversity is our integrity. It is a way to express our beliefs, values and traditions. International day was the vessel through which these characteristics bloomed and came to life. Every culture was beautifully distinct and uniquely rep...
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  • 30/04/18

    Baptism at St John’s Catholic Comprehensive Chapel.

    My name is Bavandeep  and I have witnessed an astounding event in my school, I attended a Baptism [a mock baptism].  It was amazing watching this sacrament on Wednesday and it was led by Deacon Michael in the chapel of St John’s Catholic Comprehensive Secondary school in Gravese...
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  • 30/04/18

    Inter-Faith Week

    During Inter-faith week, a group of Year 10 students and Miss Hodgins attended an inter-faith dialogue at The Grand to listen to a debate between five different religions about Peace and War. After hearing about the five religions we joined together to ask questions and to discuss what we ha...
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