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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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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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