St John Plessington Catholic College is an Outstanding Voluntary Aided Catholic 11-18 Academy. We serve the population of the Wirral and are oversubscribed in all year groups with 1546 pupils.
We have received many accolades over the years including in 2010/2011 the Times Educational Supplement's "OUTSTANDING SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR" award. We have achieved the status of a High Performing Specialist School and, as a National Support School, a Leading Edge School as well as a National Leader of Education, we provide service and support to other schools in the local area and the wider region.
In May 2013 we received our second Outstanding OFSTED judgement (previously Outstanding in 2007) and were delighted to have been awarded best Mathematics Department in the Times Educational Supplement awards of 2013. In 2014 we were awarded the status of National Teaching School, reflecting our key role in helping other schools to be successful as well as helping to train the next generation of outstanding teachers and leaders.
We are very proud of these external validations of our success but value above all else the hard work and support of our community of pupils, families and staff. Working together in partnership we believe that anything and everything is possible. We are proud of the fact that we do not select our pupils by ability or social class but instead uphold our Christian values that all children are welcome in our community.
Year 8 pupil Keira Brady Jones achieved a 5th place finish in the INTERNATIONAL Cross Country Challenge in Milton Keynes at the weekend!! Amazing Keira! Very well done!!!
Last Tuesday a group of twelve students from Year 13, currently studying English Literature and exploring Shakespeare’s play King Lear, set out on a trip to Stratford-upon-Avon to visit the birthplace of Shakespeare - a town interlaced with his influence, inspired by his journey, his life and...
Our Duke of Edinburgh Award programme enjoyed a fantastic awards evening with special guest Gill Burns, MBE, and former Captain of England’s Women’s Rugby Team. During the evening we celebrated the achievements of 134 of our pupils by awarding them with this highly prestigious award at B...
Food and Nutrition pupils visit the Cake and Bake Show! On Friday 10th November Year 11, 12 and 13 Food and Nutrition pupils attended the Cake and Bake Show in Manchester
On Wednesday 9th November SJP’s Sixth Form took part in a Colour Run in order to raise money for the Wirral Food Bank. In the build up to the event pupils raised money through sponsorship and form collections.
St John Plessington Boys' Basketball Club every Tuesday! 12-12.35 for Y9 & 10; 12.35-1.10 for Y7 & 8. If you're interested in joining please speak to Mr Nunnery
St John Plessington Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal - closing date is today! Lots of shoeboxes have aleady been donated. There is still time to help make a big difference to a child at Christmas. https://t.co/iO7YzpHTyW
St John Plessington Girls' Netball Club for Y9 & Y10 takes place every Tuesday, 12-12.35pm. If you're interested in joining please speak to Mr Nunnery.
"All that is best in Catholic education."Bishop of Shrewsbury
WINNER – Secondary School of the YearTES National Schools Awards 2010
“Students are invariably polite and courteous towards each other and their teachers.”(Ofsted)
“The students at St John Plessington are the jewels in the crown of this Outstanding College.”(Ofsted)