Literacy Focus

You’re Welcome Universe by Whitney Gardner – When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the back of the Kingston School for the Deaf…

School Transport Pass

The school transport team would like to remind you that your child’s current travel pass has an expiry date printed on the front. Please check this expiry date and ensure that you retain the travel pass until this date.

Just Maths – May 2022

REMEMBER: The best way to revise maths is to “do Maths”!

Multi Use Games Area Appeal

St John Fisher Catholic College are looking to raise funds to create a multi-use gaming area (MUGA) as we have limited funds and this is a way that you can help make a difference!

CAFOD Lent Campaign

I am writing to let you know about our Lenten March fundraising event. On the week beginning Monday 14th March, every learner at St John Fisher Catholic College will be walking in solidarity with the poor as they take part in the CAFOD Lent Campaign of “Walk for Hunger.”

Just Maths – March 2022

REMEMBER: The best way to revise maths is to “do Maths”!

Free virtual RWF Glow up Event

There are 130,000 children in the UK living in homes with domestic abuse where there’s a high risk of murder or serious harm. Thousands more live with less serious domestic abuse every day.

SJFCC COVID 19 Risk Assessment

St John Fisher Catholic College – Risk Assessment For Staff and Students in Educational Settings

For parents about your child

Our Y11 ethos leaders would like to share an important message to all parents, carers and wider family members who might be concerned about their Y11 children currently taking mocks. If you feel that things are “getting on top” of them have a look at this important information.

One Kind Word

Next week is ‘Anti-bullying Week’ and we will be sharing related messages with you through emails and social media….

The PIPA Trial

The PIPA Trial is exploring the effectiveness of an online resource for parents/carers to help reduce depression and anxiety in young people….

Safeguarding Lite Bite October 2021

Responses submitted following safeguarding training in the autumn term have been overwhelmingly positive, showing shared confidence in identifying signs that a learner is/may be experiencing harm.

The Chaplaincy Commissioning Mass, St Chad’s Cathedral

Representatives for ‘The Fishers’, attended the diocesan Chaplaincy Commissioning Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, Birmingham on 28th September.

Year 6 Open Evening

We are holding our OPEN EVENING on THURSDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2021 – 6:00-8:30p.m. In order for staff to finalise arrangements for the evening, the school will close at 2.05p.m.

Complete Maths Tutor

We are delighted to share with you the details of an exciting new offering for pupils from Complete Mathematics. Please find below the details of the offer for parents and pupils of St . John Fisher.

Result Days

A-Level Results Day – 10th August 2021. School will be open from 8:30AM until 11:30AM for students to collect their results | GCSE Results Day – 12th August 2021. The following time slots MUST be adhered to. You will not be allowed in if you come outside of your forms designated time slot…..

Fishers Work

We have fantastic teachers, support, cleaning, catering, maintenance and admin staff. Each person in our school do their bit for the Catholic life of our school here at St John Fisher … it isn’t all down to us Fishers and learners!


‘Is this OK’ is a site where young people aged 13-18 can seek answers and advice from professionals. If you are worried about something or about someone you know, you can find answers

National Numeracy Day

National Numeracy Day is for Students, Parents and Teachers. If you don’t feel confident with some areas of maths get yourself logged in, there are some great things on for adults as well as children.

Safeguarding Lite Bite – May 2021

Peer on peer abuse includes but is not limited to: bullying; cyberbullying; physical abuse such as hitting, kicking, shaking, biting, hair pulling, or otherwise causing physical harm;

Operation Bletchley 2021 – ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

Cairo. It’s July 1942 and the outcome of the war is balanced on a knife edge. We need you to cover 30 miles on foot, travelling across Cairo in it’s blistering heat.

Staffordshire Police Notice

There is a lot of work currently to keep children safe in our local community. Please take a moment to consider this message from the police. There are useful links to further support. Thank you for your help in working together to keep our children safe.

Punctuality Detentions

Dear parents and carers, We have now had a few weeks to settle back into school and to ensure that our learners have the opportunity to achieve their best, it is important that good attendance and punctuality are maintained by all our learners.

Languages after GCSE

Want to continue with your languages after GCSE? Want to be part of a friendly and supportive community?

PTFA Easter Raffle

Thank you to our wonderful staff for their support with our Easter raffle. We raised £180 for our chapel refurbishment.

Own Clothes Day Fundraiser

CAFOD’S “Walk for Water” & Father Hudson’s Lenten Appeal : Own Clothes Day Fundraiser : Thursday 1st April 2021. Arrangements are underway for our annual Lenten fundraiser.

Bee Active Outdoor Gym

Dear Parent / Carer. I am delighted to inform you that the St John Fisher Catholic College Outdoor Gym will be officially launched this week. We have a fantastic three-day event

National Child Exploitation Awareness Day

Dear parent/carer, Today – Thursday 18th March – is National Child Exploitation Awareness Day. Because we work closely with colleagues in social care and with the police, we are all too aware that even in our small part of the world,

RSHE Parent & Carer Information Event

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International Maths Day 14/03/21

MATHEMATICS FOR A BETTER WORLD | International Day of Mathematics March 14th 2021 | Learn more about the International Day of Mathematics

Maths Department News

Equipment reminder: Geometry sets and Scientific Calculators can be purchased from school please ask for details. For Main examinations students will need a black pen, pencil, ruler, compass, protractor and a scientific calculator

Recovery Curriculum

At St John Fisher Catholic College, we understand that our individual and shared experiences of the last twelve months, impact our thoughts, feeling and behaviours. In response, our curriculum is being delivered through an understanding of the need for patience, love and hope, to ensure the safety and recovery of our whole school community.

Amazon Maths 4 All

Maths4All School Store is designed to help children practice their Maths and computing skills. We have curated free resources from various charities and educational providers who champion Maths Education.

No Pens Day Wednesday

St John Fisher Catholic College has signed up to an exciting one day event, which schools across the country are getting involved in, called No Pens Day Wednesday on 25th November 2020.

Quality in Careers Standard

“Nationally accredited by the Quality in Careers Standard as fully meeting all the accreditation criteria incorporating the Gatsby Benchmarks”

Resilience Calendar – Jump Back July 2020

We can’t control what happens to us, but we can choose how we respond. Daily actions to look after ourselves and each other as we face this global crisis together

Extension and Enrichment Activities

Challenge Ideas: Below you will find a list of websites with extra challenges in different subject areas….

Just So You Know… – Poem by Miss Amoah

A little message to all of us

Maths Department News

Useful websites for home learning . We have moved to using Hegarty maths for all year groups

SJF tribute for NHS and carers

Members of the SJF Wind Band and Mrs Golds have put together a virtual wind band performance of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” as a tribute to the NHS workers and carers to say “Thank You” in these trying times. Feel free to play this during the “Clap for the NHS/Carers” each Thursday night at 8pm.

The Art Gallery 2020 Part 2

There has been so much great Art work we couldn’t fit it into just one gallery. Here is the second instalment

The Art Gallery 2020

The video shows work from Y7 through to Y10. Y7 have been looking at Everyday Objects and Y8 Shoes. Both year groups have made drawings, imaginative designs and also completed some artist research around their themes. They have been inventive with their ideas and use of materials which has been fantastic to see.

The D&T Department Exhibition 2020

You are all invited to the D&T Department Design Exhibition 2020. The D&T department have put together an exhibition showing some of the amazing work created by students, across all year groups, during the lock down.  Thank you so much for all of your hard work and creative ideas.

Free Online Education Resources

A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators. Feel free to share.

100 Club

The PTFA are launching a 100 club to start in January 2020. Subs are £12 for the year and numbers will be drawn on the first Monday of each month.

Re-energising the school mission statement

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” St Francis of Assisi.
I am writing to inform you that we are celebrating the Catholic Life of our school community by re-energising the school mission statement ”The Way, The Truth, The Life”.

Could you join the PTFA

Click here to view the flipbook

Support St John Fisher Catholic College PTFA

Please help support St John Fisher Catholic College PTFA – Stoke on Trent  by shopping online.

PTFA Letter July 2019

I am writing to ask you to consider becoming a member of the school’s PTFA which makes a substantial difference to the education and facilities provided for all students here at SJF.

Musical Instrument Tuition

All the new information for Musical Instrument Tuition for 2019-2020 can be found by clicking here

Careerometer 2

CAREEROMETER The Careerometer provides you with a quick and easy way to compare jobs across a variety of different areas of work that you may be interested in. The Careerometer widget provides access to a selection of headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects. The data are organised by occupation:…

Staffordshire SEND Local Offer

Visit the new Staffordshire SEND Local Offer (Special Educational Needs and Disability) Download the Poster here  

Young Enterprise National Awards – Numero

Team Numero This year more than 16,500 students from hundreds of schools were represented at the UK Company of the Year Awards 2018 from across the UK, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar. These finalists set up and ran successful student companies in a quest to be crowned UK Company of the Year 2018. You are one of…

St John Fisher Catholic College Mission

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire” Catherine of Siena. St John Fisher Catholic College Mission – 19th and 20th July 2017

The Deanery of North Staffordshire

I am pleased to give my backing to the Summer Timetable that has been proposed for the parishes of your Deanery for the weeks of the school summer holidays.

West Midlands Young Enterprise Winners

Numero – the student company from St John Fisher Catholic College has been named West Midlands Young Enterprise Company of the Year 18

Practical advice & information on protecting children

At our recent parent evenings the school has made available, to parents, a small booklet sent to us by the Home Office/DofE. We are unable to acquire any further paper copies and would like to share the website link

Numero – West Midland Enterprise of the Year 2018

I’m pleased to let you know that Numero were successful at the West Midlands Final of Young Enterprise yesterday…

Young Enterprise “Tenner Challenge”

Congratulations to 11 Year 9 learners, who successfully set up and ran their own enterprises raising an amazing £436.14 profit. All profits are being donated to Head Smart, a charity supporting the early diagnosis of brain tumours.

SIMS Parent App

We are excited to offer a new system of communication that will allow information to flow smoothly between home and school in the easiest way possible.

NSPCC & O2 Online Safety

The NSPCC have teamed up with O2 mobile network to support parents in ensuring that their children’s handheld devices (Mobile phones/iPads etc…) are safe.

Staffs Young Enterprise Winners

Congratulations to our student company – Numero, who were presented with the prize for Staffordshire Young Enterprise Company of the year 2017/18 at the World of Wedgwood on Tuesday evening

Numero at Staffs Young Enterprise Trade Fair

Numero represented St. John Fisher at the Staffordshire Young Enterprise Trade Fair on Saturday, 10th March. Our sixth former students were great ambassadors for the school, and the Numero product received excellent feedback from both visitors and judges. 

Numero Student Company

The “Numero” Student Company Maths Key Stage 3  Revision Cards and App will be presented at the World of Wedgwood Staffordshire Young Enterprise Trade Fair on Saturday 10th March.