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Netball Players Court Success

WINNERS!! On the 12th October our U13 and U15 netball teams invited the Lakes school to play against them on home turf.  This would be there first home game of the season and with some apprehension of what challenge they … Continue reading

Coniston copper mines information kiosk

Coniston copper mines information kiosk On Tuesday, 17 October, Year 8 students at John Ruskin School were involved in a local community project, producing copper tiles for the roof of the new Coniston copper mines information kiosk. Adam Sutherland, of … Continue reading

Young Firefighters

Year 8 Thurston are taking part in young firefighters in November. The group will spend the week working with the Staff of Coniston Fire Station. The aims of the Young Firefighters Scheme is to encourage young people to take part … Continue reading

Rock Night: Thursday 16th November 7:00pm

Royal Society of Chemistry Competition.

On Tuesday 17th October four John Ruskin students attended the Royal Society of Chemistry competition at Ulverston Victoria High school. The team consisted of Ethan Powell in Year 11, James Mallett in Year 10,  Patryk Grzelak and Scott Carroll Year … Continue reading

JRS Tops Cumbria League Tables.

John Ruskin School in Coniston is celebrating topping the school league tables and being named the best school in Cumbria for pupil progress. Provisional data released by the government, reflecting the summer’s GCSE results, shows that John Ruskin School topped … Continue reading

Autumn Readers.

It’s half term so that can only mean one thing: it’s accelerated points and prizes time! Year 7 have just started the process so this half term we just selected winners in Year 8 and Year 9 based on how … Continue reading

A Poetic Treat For JRS!

On Friday, 6th October, all of Year 8 were treated to a full day of hilarity and inspiration as The English Department welcomed the performance poet, Gez Walsh, to the school.  Gez, who wrote his first book of poems as … Continue reading

Feel The Hate.

John Ruskin School hosted a dramatic performance called Feel the Hate which was organised by the local police force and is being delivered to schools across Cumbria. The whole school heard the dramatic stories of four characters who were victimised … Continue reading

Year 11 ELBS Visit Low Sizergh Farm.

On the 9th of October we went to Low Sizergh farm as part of a work related report for our coursework in environmental and land based science. Richard Park took us to look round the farm and explained how the farm was … Continue reading

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