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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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Date for your diary!

A date for your diary! Our Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday November 23rd from 10am until 1pm, here at the school. As always there will be a huge choice of fantastically festive stalls...

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Well done to Hollie!

St John’s Sixth Form student Hollie has been named as one of York College’s students of the year. The prestigious Vocational Student of the Year title was awarded to Hollie who excelled in her studies...

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Educational Conference

As we look forward to welcoming students back to St John’s from their summer break, we’ve been taking a look at the summer term – it was a busy one! Just before we broke up...

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Boost for St John’s Sports Court Appeal

St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf was recently awarded a £1,000 Movement for Good award thanks to nominations from the public. The school was nominated to win a £1,000 boost as part of specialist...

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Success Story

We were delighted to hear from former student Johnathan Thornton, who got in touch to let us know he’d successfully completed his degree in Business and Management! Johnathan said: “I would like to thank all...

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Outstanding St John’s

St John’s is celebrating being rated as “outstanding” by regulator Ofsted for the second time in a row. Inspectors visited earlier this year to review the care provided by the school’s residential service, and for...

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Warning – Bogus Fundraisers

We have been informed that 2 women are knocking on doors in the Boston Spa area saying that they are collecting money for the school. We DON’T use door to door collectors and we HAVE...

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Special visitor for school’s Leavers’ Assembly

Young people preparing to move on from a West Yorkshire specialist school welcomed a VIP guest to their Leavers’ Assembly. The students, from St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf in Boston Spa, were joined...

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