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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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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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