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Posts From May 2019

Cake Sales

23 May 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

Natasha Abbott and Emily Jennings have raised £400 for the Children’s Cancer Unit crafts area at the LGI. Emily and Natasha organised the fundraising themselves and have had a team of Y9 bakers supporting them. The array of cakes was exceptional and they were available over three break times this week which were well supported by staff and students. Emily will be hand delivering the money raised to the unit.  Congratulations to all who made and bought cakes.

Candlelighters Fund Raising

23 May 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

The school was delighted to welcome Gina from the Leeds based Candlelighters children’s charity. Mr Brockwell, Headteacher, presented a cheque for £1,025.00 at a Staff Briefing earlier this week.  Mr Brockwell paid a warm tribute to a “fantastic effort” on the part of the school’s knitting team, led by Mrs Nicky Pollard, School Librarian, Mrs Denise Ball, from School Admin and Mrs Jackie Knight, captain of the staff team. Together they knitted hundreds of Easter bunnies, sold over the Easter period topped off by a Grand Easter Raffle.  Well done to all.

A Brilliant Opportunity for Young Singers

22 May 2019 | Posted In Music

The Choir of Leeds Cathedral, one of the country’s finest Catholic choirs, is holding auditions for a limited number of places on Sunday 9th June between 1-4pm, for boys in Y5-10 (including tenor and bass) and girls in Y6-10. Opportunities include regular vocal tuition, BBC broadcasts and recordings.  Please contact the Diocese Music Department at office@dioceseofleedsmusic.org.uk or 0113 244 8634 for more information and to book an audition. 

 ‘Girls Golf Rocks’ Opportunity  

22 May 2019 | Posted In Sport

Take a look at this exciting opportunity for girls to try our golf for free. Click on the header for full details.

Summer Music Concert

22 May 2019 | Posted In Music

Come and join us this Friday 24 May in the 6th Form Dining Room and listen to our Senior Choir, Concert Band and Jazz Orchestra,, 7pm start

Y9 Meningococcal ACWY / Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio Immunisation Consent Form

21 May 2019 | Posted In Parents

Year 9 Meningitis injections are due on the 21st June, please can you complete a consent form ASAP by clicking on the header and downloading the form.

National Youth Theatre Auditions

17 May 2019 | Posted In Drama

In March, we hosted National Youth Theatre auditions at SJF for our drama students aged 14 and above.  We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Iris Wall in Year 9 has been chosen to be in the National Youth Theatre and will be training and performing with the company in London this summer.  Iris has been chosen of one of 650 students from over 6000 who applied nationally, and is one of the youngest performers in the company.  This is a phenomenal opportunity for Iris and we pass on our warmest congratulations!  We will also be helping Iris fundraise for this opportunity and more details about this will follow.  Well done, Iris! 

Fishers Smashes Target and Aims for the Top

17 May 2019 | Posted In Uncategorised

As of today we are 7th in the rankings – a fantastic achievement reflecting the amount of work being done by our students.

6th Form Boys’ Football Success

15 May 2019 | Posted In Sport

Congratulations to the 6th Form Boys’ Football Team on winning the Area Cup Final yesterday . They beat Ermysteds 2-1 at Harrogate Town.
Good luck to the boys today as they play in the County League final at lunchtime today v St Aidan’s at Thirsk

Rounders Practice

08 May 2019 | Posted In Sport

Rounders practice after school today, Wednesday 8 May is cancelled due to inclement weather.