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
SJR students achieve outstanding results, including an A level pass rate close to 100% and a 100% pass rate in all Advanced BTEC courses
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Future Medics At Wrightington Hospital

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Year 12 Future Medics students were extremely excited to begin their nine-week work experience placement at Wrightington Hospital this month.


Applications for September 2016 entry
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The closing date for applications for September 2016 admission to St John Rigby College is Friday 29th January 2016.

The online application system can be accessed here, or you can apply using the form here.

Please note that we are an oversubscribed college and that we are unable to give places to students who apply late. To be sure of a place at St John Rigby College you must apply on time. Late applicants will be placed on a ‘waiting list’. 

Please contact our Admissions Office for further information.

Another Record Breaking Year For SJR Students

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SJR students have achieved another remarkable set of results, surpassing all previous records and continuing the year on year improvements that have taken place over the last four years.  The A level pass rate has once again exceeded 99% and the high grade passes (grades A*, A and B) have increased by a staggering 8% to nearly 49%, meaning that practically every other grade is a high grade. 


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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