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First Place for Will!

Each year the ‘Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism’ launch their prestigious essay competition.  The Foundation for the History of Totalitarianism is a non-profit organisation

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THIS GIRL CAN!

Karate champion and former St Joseph’s High School pupil Grace Baron has organised and run a series of self-defence sessions for female SJR students.  The

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EYPUK regional victory!

Congratulations are in order for our European Youth Parliament team, Alice Foulds-Hamilton, Izzy Ware, Isabelle Garbutt, Abigail Lindon and Iliane Viegas on their recent victory

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Poetry by Heart

Four SJR students, Callum Charlson, Eve Rosler, Isabelle Whittle and Racheal Adeyemi participated in this year’s Poetry by Heart recitation competition. The performances were all

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Oxbridge Trip

On the 14th February, as part of the Gifted Student programme, St John Rigby College students attended an excellent OxNet ‘Study Skills Day’ at Pembroke

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Visit from University

Health and Social Care students had the pleasure of meeting Jose Puello from the University of Manchester this week. Jose conducted a presentation to students

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Class of 2021

St John Rigby College students and staff are celebrating their amazing achievements on a unique and historic A level results day.  The achievements of the

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Duke of Edinburgh

This week our year 12 students have completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award practice expedition. On day one, they completed a first aid course,

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Blackpool Bound

Geography students visited the Lancashire coastline this week which allowed them to develop fieldwork skills in preparation for their coursework. The Y12 Geographers studied sediment

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Graphic design student with sketch book

SJR Class of 2020

The St John Rigby College ‘class of 2020’ have experienced an A level results day like no other.  SJR students, in common with those from

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Level 2 entry requirements

If you’re not quite ready to start on a Level 3 Technical course (T Levels) or a Vocational Level 3 course (BTEC) but want to begin on the path to your chosen career, the Transition Programme could be for you.  

Transition Programmes are tailored to prepare students to move onto Technical or Vocational Level 3 study. They will give you the opportunity to improve your English and Maths, your work readiness skills and introduce you to the technical skills and concepts that you will need for future study and employment. 

As part of the Transition Programme you will study a BTEC Level 2 Award in your chosen subject area as well as the BTEC Level 2 Extended Award in Work Skills. You will also have the opportunity to resit GCSE English and/or Maths if you have not yet achieved a grade 4. 

Entry criteria for Transition Programmes is four grade 3s including grade 3s in English Language and Maths GCSE.

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