We are a Catholic College dedicated to the education and development of our students. We welcome all who are happy to be educated in a Christian environment
We have outstanding facilities including high spec science labs and art studios, in addition to one of the largest synthetic playing surfaces in the country
Our great reputation means that positive links are made with future employers and universities and our students have access to a wide range of opportunities after College
We have a huge choice of enrichment activities such as music groups, dance, theatre, radio and TV journalism and work experience
We have superb social and study spaces which are available to students at all times
Our continued A Level pass rate of over 99% is above the national average, as are our pass rates for Vocational courses at Levels 1, 2 and 3.
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It’s Official!
St John Rigby College Is OUTSTANDING!

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St John Rigby College has been awarded the highest possible grading ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, the education watchdog, which means that SJR is officially one of the highest-performing colleges in the country.

Ofsted said “The college is fully inclusive and follows the mission: Give me roots to grow and wings to fly.”¬† Students are “confident and self-assured, have excellent attitudes towards their learning and make exceptional progress.” OFSTED March 2017


Applications for September 2017 entry
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Applications for September 2017 entry are now open. Click here to access our online applications system.

Another Exceptional Year At SJR!

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The St John Rigby College class of 2016 students have achieved superb results again. The pass rate for Advanced Level courses has reached 99% for the fourth consecutive year and the high grade passes have exceeded 50%.¬†Across all courses this represents a continuation of the College’s mission to raise aspirations and is certain to result in another year of outstanding ‘A Level Progress.'


Mission Statement

We are a Catholic College dedicated to the education and development of the whole person, so that all students can realise their full potential.

To achieve this as a community we will:

  • Welcome all students who are happy to be educated within a Christian environment
  • Value the uniqueness and dignity of each individual
  • Provide the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • Show commitment to our work and the Christian values of the College
  • Provide equality of opportunity, with mutual respect and positive encouragement
  • Build and further develop partnerships with the local, national and international community
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