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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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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!

Primary pupils have enjoyed trying out their new mud kitchen, hand built by our very skilled Maintenance Manager Andy. The kitchen allows them to get creative cooking up delicious mud feasts. Mud kitchens allow children...

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Sunshine in our sensory garden

Transition pupils had a wonderful time selecting and then planting plants in our sensory garden. The whole group visited a local garden centre to buy the plants – luckily the garden centre had a lovely...

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BBC News School Report

Our aspiring journalists have written some interesting pieces for this year’s BBC News School Report: Lily, John and Suriya have discussed the importance of keeping fit for young people, and have included some helpful tips...

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