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Journey of the Deaf Child – Creating the Environment to Succeed

St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf are pleased to announce it will be hosting a free one-day educational conference for professionals on June 15th 2018 at the school, in Boston Spa, West Yorkshire. The...

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Pupils welcome VIP Guest

Pupils at a West Yorkshire school were delighted to welcome a very special, and very furry, VIP guest recently. The students from St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf in Boston Spa were visited by...

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Football Flyers!

Three teams from St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf competed in a large football tournament held in Derby recently. The boys and girls’ teams made the trip from Boston Spa to Derby to take...

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Celebrating Boccia Success

Athletes from a West Yorkshire specialist school have been celebrating their recent sports success. The group, from St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf, took part in the recent Panathon Challenge for Boccia which was...

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Diversity explored in specialist school event

Students from St John’s explored themes of diversity at a recent workshop held for its senior pupils. The Sixth Form and Year 11 students were visited by speakers from Diversity Role Models, a London-based charity....

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Sport Relief Fun!

Students and staff joined together to make the recent Sport Relief event a huge success. Head of PE Kate Pirie arranged a day where all members of the school, staff and pupils, were encouraged to...

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Holy Week 2018

Our Holy Week drew to a close today, with a moving and powerful dramatisation of Jesus’ trial and crucifixion. Over the last four days pupils and staff have told the Easter story through drama and...

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St John’s Social Media Guru!

Do you know your Twitter from your Instagram? Your Whatsapp from your Snapchat? If not then you need a session with Hollie, St John’s very own social media guru! Hollie gave a fantastic and informative...

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Our year 11 students have been learning joinery skills. This week they looked at lap joints – this is where the end of a piece of wood is laid over and connected to another piece of...

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Graffiti time….

Year 10 students have been exploring different art styles, making use of the new ‘Clevertouch’ screens to create graffiti. 

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