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Easter Arrivals

We’ve been delighted to welcome some new arrivals over the Easter break in the shape of these quail chicks. They’re being very well looked after. They will join our other quails whose eggs are sold...

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Domestic Violence Support

Safer Leeds have launched their DV campaign and messages are being shared across Twitter on @saferleeds and @LCCnews and have updated their website to include useful information for victims of Domestic Violence and people delivering services....

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St John’s Students are TV Stars!

The students of St John’s were thrilled to welcome BBC Look North into school recently for filming to mark the school’s 150th anniversary. With no hint of nerves, several pupils were interviewed by Journalist Heidi...

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Fabulous Christmas Fair!

HUNDREDS of visitors including many former pupils packed into St John’s to enjoy our recent Christmas Fair and help us celebrate its 150thanniversary. We welcomed visitors to our annual, and always well-attended Christmas Fair, which...

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Let Voting Commence

Pupils at St John’s have been getting involved in the democratic process to mark the General Election. Class 3 in the Glen have been learning the basics about the General Election and the school have...

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Rising England Rugby Star Opens Sixth Form

A RISING England rugby star joined students at a West Yorkshire specialist school to officially launch their newly refurbished Sixth Form. Jodie Ounsley recently won her first full England cap and joined the young people...

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St John’s Launches 150th Anniversary Celebrations

A year of celebrations to mark the 150thanniversary of one of West Yorkshire’s most prestigious specialist schools have begun with a very special Bishop’s Mass. St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf in Boston Spa,...

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Big Veg, Big Taste, Big Soup!

We’ve been putting our freshly-grown produce to very good, and very delicious, use! The school recently took part in the Big Soup Share campaign and used some of the truly enormous pumpkins we’ve been growing...

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Knife Crime Film

A film exploring knife crime and its impact made and produced by a St John’s pupil has been receiving widespread praise. The film, Living on the Edge, features a fictionalised account of a knife crime...

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Green fingered successes

The value of outdoor learning and understanding more about the natural world around us are hugely important here at St John’s. Gardening and growing are part of our curriculum and the school’s work in this...

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