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Shoebox Appeal

Busy afternoon in school today when we are handing the shoe boxes over the the Lower Wharfedale Rotary Club.  Many thanks to them for organising this again and to the 15 members who took the...

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Christmas Fair

Fantastic morning in school last Saturday at our Christmas Fair.  Jeff Hordley, Zoe Henry and their son popped in to say Hi and we had a trio of cute Santa’s as well!  And the best...

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Anti-bullying week

Here’s a video clip with a powerful message about school bullying.

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London calling!

Last week pupils from year 9, 10 & 11 were up very early to travel to London for 2 action packed days.  Here they are pictured on the London Eye.  They visited the Harry Potter...

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Happy Diwali!

  The drama room was completely transformed as we sat in small groups for our very own festival of light. Lanterns and fairy lights twinkled as Suriya made his way around the room giving out...

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William’s winning film

William Horsefield has won Deaf Fest Young Film Maker of the year two years in a row, and is now studying film making at university. Here is the link to his 2013 winning short film...

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Mary’s Meals

Thanks to the generosity of parents and staff we have sent 59 backpacks to Africa filled with school supplies and uniforms.  We also raised a further £130 for the charity which will help them feed...

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Red, White and Blue Day

On Friday 10th October, children and teachers from St John’s School, took part in ‘Red, White and Blue Day’, national campaign to raise money and awareness of the three Armed Forces charities. Wearing the patriotic...

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Cross Country at Derby

St John’s took two teams to the National Deaf Cross Country competition in Derby. It was a lovely day and we had a very successful day bringing home a number of medals. In the senior...

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MacMillan Coffee Morning

Once again, the pupils and staff made a fantastic effort to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a coffee morning on Thursday 26th September. Uzair and Nikita helped to   organise it with Mrs...

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