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  • China Trip 2019

    China Trip 2019


    We left SJP in the small hours of the morning. 30 students ranging from year 8 to year 13: eyes full of sleep yet excitement!

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  • Barcelona Trip 2019

    Barcelona Trip 2019


    Shortly before spring break twenty of our Spanish pupils from year nine and ten did a study tour of Barcelona.

    Everyone was very excited to arrive in Spain and pupils confidently conversed with the Spanish staff in the airport and even asked for passports to be stamped in Spanish! That evening, following dinner, we visited a local churrería and all enjoyed some churros y chocolate.

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  • China 2019

    China 2019


    29/03/2019    All checked in. Everyone is fine. Having a chill out in the departure lounge and we bumped into one our very own TAs!    On our way to Manchester airport!   
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  • Year 7 Mandarin Excellence Programme

    Year 7 Mandarin Excellence Programme


    Students from our Year 7 Mandarin Excellence Programme spent Tuesday 19th March at the University of Leeds for a Chinese culture day run by the East Asian Studies Department.

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  • Sixth Form Debate team - Victory for SJP

    Sixth Form Debate team - Victory for SJP


    The following students attended and/or participated in the SJP v SMCC Sixth Form Debate competition on Monday 25th March at St Mary's and both the Y12 and Y13 teams have returned to college victorious.

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  • Timetable for Holy Week Liturgies

    Timetable for Holy Week Liturgies


    Wednesday 17th April 2019 & Thursday 18th April 2019

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  • The Small Hours Production

    The Small Hours Production


    On Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th of March 2019, a mixture of students from years 9-13 performed The Small Hours by Katharine Soper. This is part of the nationwide National Connections Festival commissioned by the National Theatre in London. On Tuesday evening, they were privileged to welcome a representative from the National Theatre, Alex Thorpe, who was blown away by the talent of our students in the play. Directors, Ms Richards and Miss Donley, were extremely proud of what the students achieved in the process. 

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  • Open Mic Night

    Open Mic Night


    Next Thursday 28th March 2019 the 6th Form team are hosting their annual 'Open Mic Night'. It takes place in College Hall at 6.30pm and promises to be an amazing evening.

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  • Social Sciences Trip

    Social Sciences Trip


    During the month of March the Social Science department took a group of students to Poland; this visit was based around enlightening students of the events which initially sparked researcher’s interest into the field of Social Psychology.

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  • The Small Hours

    The Small Hours


    Earlier this year, the Performing Arts department was accepted onto the National Theatre Connections Festival.  The programme provides schools, colleges and youth groups with the opportunity to rehearse and present a new play written by a professional writer and to perform at a home venue and at a regional theatre.  We are currently in the process of rehearsing the play, The Small Hours by Katherine Soper and are very excited to be performing at SJP next week and subsequently at Home Theatre, Manchester in April. 

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  • Special Guest Speaker - Mohammed Amin MBE

    Special Guest Speaker - Mohammed Amin MBE


    On Friday 1st March the whole of year 7 had a talk from a very special guest.  Our visitor was Mohammed Amin MBE who has, on several occasions, been listed as one of the hundred most influential Muslims in the UK.

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  • National Career Week 4th March 2019

    National Career Week 4th March 2019


    Career Education is inspected through the * Gatsby benchmarks :

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