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  • Strike Action

    Strike Action


    25 January 2023

    Dear Parents and Carers,

    You may be aware from media coverage that the NEU union have declared strike action, with the first of these taking place on Wednesday 1st February 2023. The strike is happening because of a national dispute between the unions and the government over teachers’ pay and conditions and not because of any issues at our school.

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  • Oxford Workshop

    Oxford Workshop


    On the 25th of January in a collaborative event, St Mary's hosted an Oxford workshop for selected students from St Mary's, St John Plessington and Weatherhead. Anna McMurtrie, who studied Geography at Oxford, covered a range of topics including the number of colleges available, the collegiate system, application deadlines and admission tests.

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  • DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S BRONZE AWARD YEAR 10 REGISTRATION

    DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S BRONZE AWARD YEAR 10 REGISTRATION


    Dear Parent/Carer

    Duke of Edinburgh’s Award 

    Thank you for expressing interest in the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

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  • Ofsted Report 2022

    Ofsted Report 2022


    Dear families,

    I am delighted to inform you that our OFSTED report has now been published and is available on the school website which can be accessed using this link.  

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  • 20-Dec-22 Christmas End of Term

    20-Dec-22 Christmas End of Term


    Dear Families

    As we come to the end of another busy term we are sure that everyone is ready for the Christmas break. 

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  • Sixth Form Reverse Advent Calendar

    Sixth Form Reverse Advent Calendar


    On Tuesday 20th December,  a group of Sixth Form students travelled to the food bank to donate the items collected as part of the Sixth Form Reverse Advent Calendar.

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  • The SJP Christmas Cake Competition Winners

    The SJP Christmas Cake Competition Winners


    The SJP Christmas Cake Competition winners were announced in celebration assemblies this week.

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  • 12-Dec-22 Letter from the Head of School

    12-Dec-22 Letter from the Head of School


    Dear Parents and Carers

    I hope that this email finds you well and that you are staying warm in this cold spell of weather. I just wanted to send an update with some key information. 

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  • BBC VISIT – Years 7,8 & 9

    BBC VISIT – Years 7,8 & 9


    The recent visit by the BBC to talk about careers to our students in years 7, 8 and 9 was a great success. It was presented in the form of a ‘story-telling’ interview with the BBC host interviewing people who are ‘local’ to the Wirral to talk about their stories and job roles.

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  • Careers Fair 2022

    Careers Fair 2022


    On Thursday 1st of December, Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students at SJP took part in a Careers Fair, set up exclusively for them in the main hall of the College.

    Students were allocated time during the event to interact with a range of universities, further education colleges, training providers and employers.

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  • We are proud to be part of the C Change Creativity Collaborative.

    We are proud to be part of the C Change Creativity Collaborative.


    Here at St John Plessington, we have a strong commitment to creative thinking and practices in our curriculum. It underpins the work we do, supporting children to achieve better outcomes.

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  • An Arts Showcase to remember at St John Plessington Catholic College

    An Arts Showcase to remember at St John Plessington Catholic College


    St John Plessington Catholic College recently held its Winter Arts Showcase 2022, a free event hosted by its drama department that celebrates students’ hard work throughout the term.

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