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  • Book Amnesty

    Book Amnesty



    Now is your chance to wipe the slate clean and return all overdue books you have to the library.

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  • Swimming success for Emily

    Swimming success for Emily

    Well done to Emily (Yr7) who has been invited to training camp in Malaga over the half term break with her swim club - Ellesmere College Titans. Emily continues to show sheer dedication and commitment to her swimming, with sessions before and after school included. Before Christmas Emily competed in Bristol and came away with 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 4 Bronze medals, finishing as 2nd top girl. Emily has also qualified to compete at the Regional Championships in May, swimming in 6 races.

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  • 800m Northern ChampionšŸ„‡

    800m Northern ChampionšŸ„‡

    This weekend Keira, aged 14,  competed in the 800m indoor race at the Under 17s Northern Championships. She beat the country's number 1 girl from the year above with a finishing time of 2.12. The qualifying time for English schools was 2.17! Keira is now the Under 17s Northern 800m ChampionšŸ„‡! Kiera will now compete in the Nationals in February! Well Done Keria, and good luck for the nationals! 

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  • #EveryDayCounts


    Every day in school can make a difference to a child’s future, whatever a young person’s aspirations. #EveryDayCounts

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  • Admissions Policy - Draft for Consultation 2021

    Admissions Policy - Draft for Consultation 2021

    Admissions Policy for 2021.

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  • Why not Travel with Arriva?

    Why not Travel with Arriva?

    Parents can now purchase an Arriva student bus pass for their child and pay by monthly direct debit. Not only will this save them from having to find change for the bus fare each day, but it could also save them money. Student bus passes are charged at £30/month for students who are 18 and under. This could be quite a saving for those who already catch an Arriva bus if you consider that a child's day ticket is £3.50 and a child week ticket is £10.

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  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter

    Warner Bros. Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter

    20 Media & Film Studies pupils boarded an early morning train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston on Friday 22nd November in search of a magical experience at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. Catching a connecting train to Watford Junction they then left the muggle world behind and boarded the Harry Potter bus to the Studio Tour. 

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  • DofE Awards Evening November 2019

    DofE Awards Evening November 2019

    On the evening of the 26th of November 2019 St John Plessington Catholic College celebrated the achievements of over 130 students who have achieved a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.  We were joined by Dr Ian Lovegrove who has run scientific expeditions in Antarctica and Kevin Rogers who is the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Manager for the Western Sub Region.  

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  • Krakow Trip November 2019

    Krakow Trip November 2019

    Very early on the morning of Tuesday 19th November Year 12 pupils from SJP and SMCC departed from Liverpool John Lennon to Krakow.  Once we had arrived and settled in the hotel we set off for the first of our visits.  This was a walking tour of the Jewish Quarter of Krakow.  The Jewish population of Krakow is not very big since WW2 however they do have several synagogues which we visited and a selection of lovely restaurants tucked away in a beautiful square of the Jewish Quarter.  Pupils also had the opportunity to try some traditional Polish food as we went to a street market for lunch.  Later on we had a tour of Schindler's Factory Museum which has been devoted to the wartime experiences in Krakow under the five-year Nazi occupation during the World War II.  

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  • China 2019

    China 2019

    This October, Pupils from St John Plessington Catholic College, accompanied by Mr Jones and Miss Chesters travelled over 5000 miles to Eastern China. The trip was designed so that pupils would act as a delegation from SJP and visit our sister school in the city of Taicang, Taicang Number 2 Middle School. 

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  • Young Artist Christmas Competition Finalist

    Young Artist Christmas Competition Finalist

    Congratulations to Lydia Evans, who made it to the final in a national Young Artist Christmas Competition competition to develop a piece based on a theme of 'Festive Dreams.' for the cover of the 2019 InvestIN Christmas card.

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  • 190 boxes collected for Operation Christmas Child

    190 boxes collected for Operation Christmas Child

    Well done SJP

    Today with the help of Year 7 Students 190 Shoeboxes packed by our Students were loaded onto a van bound for Eastern Europe.

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