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  • SJP will be celebrating the Harvest by supporting the Wirral Foodbank

    SJP will be celebrating the Harvest by supporting the Wirral Foodbank


    Next week, week commencing 24th September 2018, Students and Staff at SJP will be celebrating the Harvest by supporting the Wirral Foodbank in their mission of feeding those who find themselves in need in Birkenhead. We are asking that every member of our community (where possible) to donate one of the items listed below.

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  • Emmaus Walk

    Emmaus Walk


    On Friday our Year 12 pupils took part in the Emmaus Walk up Moel Famau. This is one of many Sixth Form charity events, raising money for The Wirral Foodbank.

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  • LAMDA

    LAMDA


    Congratulations to all learners who took their LAMDA Acting examinations in July. For the third year running, all SJP students passed with either a Merit or Distinction grade!  LAMDA performance examinations are the Speech and Drama equivalent of Music Grades; candidates choose a level to study and then prepare up to three contrasting scenes.  

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  • DofE Gold

    DofE Gold


    Last week saw 20 of our pupils begin the final chapter of their DofE Award as they successfully completed their Gold practice expedition.  It is wonderful to see the journey these pupils have made from completing Bronze in Year 9, Silver in Year 11 and now Gold in Year 13.  It is a testament to their character and resilience as they completed a challenging four-day expedition.

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  • Another great year for GCSE results at SJP

    Another great year for GCSE results at SJP


    The College is exceptionally pleased with the performance of our students this year who have once again achieved an excellent set of results despite significant changes at GCSE to the new 9-1 grades.

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  • Medics in the making

    Medics in the making


    SJP is pleased to congratulate Ailin Anto, Maria Nielsen Scott and Ellen Peters who are off to Imperial College London, University of Oxford and University of Brighton and Sussex to study Medicine this year. The future Medics are celebrating having achieved a suite of A* and A grades at A’Level.

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  • SJP celebrates continued success at A’ level.

    SJP celebrates continued success at A’ level.


    St John Plessington Catholic College celebrates excellent results today for A-level students with 48% of students achieving A*-B grades, 75% achieving A*-C and a 98% pass rate for all students (A*-E).

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  • SJP Experience futures and careers week

    SJP Experience futures and careers week


    As part of our SJP Experience, Year 12 visited Edge Hill University to explore student life at a campus university. 

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  • The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge

    The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge


    Press Release

    05/07/2018

    St John Plessington Catholic College reaches finals of The Ryman National Enterprise Challenge

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  • Mrs Marks Mass of Celebration

    Mrs Marks Mass of Celebration


    Our SJP video thank you to our retiring Chair of Governors 

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  • Chester Zoo and Dana Prison Visits

    Chester Zoo and Dana Prison Visits


    Over the past few days, psychology and sociology students have had the privilege to attend enrichment experiences, one to Chester Zoo and the other to Dana Prison in Shrewsbury. On Wednesday, 11 of us went to Dana Prison, where we were dressed in jumpsuits, locked in cells and given the prison experience, as well as being able to explore the prison with the help of Graham, a prison guard who had worked at Dana for over 20 years before it closed in 2013.

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  • Merseyside Higher Education Conference

    Merseyside Higher Education Conference


    On Wednesday 13th June all of Year 12 attended the Merseyside Higher Education Conference at the University of Liverpool.  Universities from across the country were represented, providing valuable information to help pupils select their course choices from the thousands available. 

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