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Harrogate Does Denim For Dementia – Friday 24 January – Non Uniform Day
Thank you for the warm response we have received to our decision to support research into the dreadful scourge of dementia. Just a reminder, students are NOT required to wear school uniform on the day. Obviously wearing denim on the day, jeans etc. will be ideal. And a further reminder that we are asking for a voluntary contribution of at least £1 through ParentPay or form tutors.
St John Fisher Ceilidh – Friday 31 January
Come and join us for an evening of dancing and Irish music to raise Funds for the School Lourdes Pilgrimage Group 2020. Featuring The Assumption Ceilidh Band. Ticket price includes a tasty pie & pea supper.
Carols by Candlelight Service – Wednesday 18 December
The Carols by Candlelight service at St. John Fisher is one of the school highlights of the year. In preparing to celebrate the coming of the Saviour, we hold a traditional nine lessons and carols service in our beautiful chapel. This year, the school Junior, Senior and Staff choir came together to lead our worship in a massed choir of over 80 singers. Click on the header for full details.
Science Christmas Tree Project
Students in the Science Department have been making a series of Christmas trees for the science labs. This project develops team working and leadership skills in a fun and seasonally festive way.
Christmas Jumper Day Arrangements – Friday 20 December
This year we are fundraising for ‘Save the Children’. Students are expected to attend school in their uniform and in exchange for a small donation of £1 they are invited to wear a Christmas jumper in place of their blazer only. Payment can be made via ParentPay or cash on the day.
Carols by Candlelight – Wednesday 18 December
Come and join us for Carols led by our students and staff followed by mulled wine and mince pies. All are welcome and tickets are not required – doors open 6:30pm.
Park Run Breakfast for Martin House – Saturday 23 November
We are delighted to confirm that a sum of £1,350 has now been handed over to Martin House in Wetherby. We wish to thank everyone who supported the event, click on the header for a full report.
Presentation Evening 2019
Students, Parents, Staff and Governors joined together for the annual St. John Fisher Presentation Evening, held in the main hall on Thursday 5th December. Click on the header for full details of the evening.
Year 11 Retreat – Ampleforth Abbey
A prayerful time was had by all – thank you to Fr Bede and everyone at Ampleforth for your hospitality and kindness!
On Monday 11 November, members of our school community gathered in our Chapel to mark Armistice Day. Pupils were encouraged to attend in their uniforms associated with Scouts, Guides and Cadets in tribute to the fallen.