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Harrogate Does Denim For Dementia – Friday 24 January – Non Uniform Day

17 Jan 2020 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

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

08 Jan 2020 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

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

19 Dec 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising, Dance, Drama, Music

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.

Christmas Jumper Day Arrangements – Friday 20 December

13 Dec 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising, Parents

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

11 Dec 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

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

10 Dec 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

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.

The Great Fishers Bake Off

13 Nov 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

There were some fantastic cakes made for the Bake Off yesterday and £115 was raised. Beth and Kate Playford’s cake came 1st, Lin-Ay Varnes was 2nd and Gemma Dibdin 3rd. Thank you to all bakers and those who bought the lovely treats.

Harvest Tin Collection

05 Nov 2019 | Posted In Catholic Life of School, Charitable Fundraising

We are delighted to confirm that 2,600+ tins of food have been taken over to St.Pio’s Friary Bradford. The response this year has been phenomenal, well beyond previous years, driven by the energy of the staff and generosity on the part of all. The Brothers wish to express their gratitude to all in the SJF community. Congratulations to all the students in 7B who collected the highest amount of tins.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

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

Mr Brockwell, Headteacher presented a cheque for £632 to Becky Read representing Macmillan Nurses – the proceeds from the school’s “World’s Greatest Coffee Morning” effort held at the end of September.  Pictured with Mr Brockwell are Mrs Knight and SJF students.

Wellbeing Champions Cake Sale

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

The cake sale held on Tuesday 22 October raised £120 for MIND – thank you to all who baked and bought cakes raising money for this worthwhile charity.