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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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Fundraising gets feet moving forward!

Earlier this year, students and staff at St John’s joined together to put their best foot forward as part of a fundraising campaign to raise funds to renew the hard court area near the school’s...

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Free Conference for Professionals

St John’s is delighted to announce it will be hosting its latest free conference for professionals. ‘Steps to Success: Building resilience and mental well-being in the SEN child’ A free one-day educational conference for professionals 9.30am-4pm...

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Prevent Evening

The school recently hosted a Prevent evening where the school’s senior pupils heard a very interesting presentation from the Leeds City Council Prevent team. Prevent aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Students...

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Preparing for the future

The school recently welcomed a range of very special visitors who not only helped young people hone their interview skills but also taught them about dairy products using a life-size plastic cow! St John’s Catholic...

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Cricket Coaching

IT was a case of “I don’t like cricket, I love it!” when a former pupil visited St John’s Catholic School for the Deaf in West Yorkshire recently. The students at the school were “bowled...

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Keeping it in the Family!

We are delighted to announce that Toyota GB have given us a grant of £1,800 towards the resurfacing of the school’s multi sports court. Staff at Toyota GB are able to nominate a charity, and ...

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We are outstanding!

We’re delighted to share the results of our latest inspections by our regulator Ofsted which found we provide “outstanding” care. We were praised by inspectors who found our residential service, which provides weekly boarding for...

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Student of the Month!

Our very own Jack T has been named as student of the month at York College. Jack, who is part of the Sixth Form at St John’s, was given the title of Student of the...

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