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  • Mandarin Culture Day

    Mandarin Culture Day

    We are delighted to welcome Jonathan Dugdale into SJP to share some of his expertise on Chinese culture and history with our Y7 students, including our MEP cohort. 

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  • Girls EFL Northwest Regional Finals

    Girls EFL Northwest Regional Finals

    On Thursday 10/01/2019 the Year 7 and 8 girls football team represented Tranmere Rovers FC at the EFL northwest regional finals girls cup at Stoke City FC.

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  • Girls in Maths

    Girls in Maths

    On the 9th of January a group Year 10 girls were invited to attend a Girls in Maths Day at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Liverpool University.

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  • Sixth Form Christmas Celebrations

    Sixth Form Christmas Celebrations

    On Friday 14th December, Year 12 and 13 pupils came to school wearing their Christmas Jumpers, ready for a day of fun and festivities at our Christmas Fair that they had organised for our younger pupils.  Not only did everyone contribute £1 for the pleasure of wearing their jumpers to school, they also planned and organised several stalls which were run throughout lunch time for years 7-10.  There was a Chocolate Fountain, Pin the Nose on Rudolph, Mocktail Bar, Basketball Shoot Out, Cake and Sweet stalls.  One form also organised a photo booth, using our advanced media and green room equipment.

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  • The Great SJP Bake Off 2018

    The Great SJP Bake Off 2018

    18 pupils from various year groups brought to school their delicious and artistic creations for the Bake Off competition this year. The winter theme shone through the food department all day as staff and sixth formers judged each showstopper on taste, texture and appearance. It was overwhelming to see the efforts of so many of our talented pupils as each will receive a token for contributing to such a successful school event. Congratulations are sent to all our winners and their awards will be delivered during assemblies next week. 

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  • Buddy the Elf

    Buddy the Elf

    On Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th December, the St John Plessington production of ‘Buddy the Elf’ premiered to capacity audiences.

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  • Auschwitz 2018

    Auschwitz 2018

    At the end of November, 21 of our students, Mrs Walsh, Gerard and Mrs Snelson visited Krakow in Poland for a once in a lifetime experience to understand World War 2 in a way that cannot happen without seeing the sites where everything happened.

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  • Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal

    Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal

    Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal - the shoeboxes were collected on Thursday 29th November. This year we packed 275 boxes in total! Many thanks to everybody who contributed - together we will make a difference to children's lives this Christmas.

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  • Media Adventure to London

    Media Adventure to London

    On Thursday the 22ndof November, 60 SJP and SMCC pupils embarked on an exciting media adventure to London. 

    After an early start we headed straight to Warner Bros. Studios where all of the Harry Potter films and also the Fantastic Beasts franchise were made. Warner Bros. Studios was a brilliant and exciting example of “behind the scenes” action and illuminated the brilliance of the British film industry to a captivated audience. Please do look at the images that we have taken: in terms of enhancing our media skills, there was much here to learn!

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  • EFL Cup Winners

    EFL Cup Winners

    Congratulations to our girls' football team who narrowly beat Weatherhead 2-1 in the EFL Girls' Cup final. 

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  • Living History Experience Day

    Living History Experience Day

    On Tuesday 13th November pupils in years 8-11 took part in a Living History Day. Pupils took part in an interactive presentation in the College Hall about medicine on the Western Front during the First World War.

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  • Year 7 Roman Experience Trip to Chester.

    Year 7 Roman Experience Trip to Chester.

    Over Two hundred year 7 pupils visited the Dewa Centre in Chester to further their understanding of the Roman history of Chester.

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