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4 Cs in 2 Days – Cross Curricular Days 2019

During the last week of term students followed a collapsed timetable for two days. We wanted to look at the importance of creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking – skills that 21st century employers have said are crucial in the … Continue reading


END OF TERM TREATS

At JRS we know how to work hard but we enjoy too the times we can relax and have fun while developing our social skills. Two events took place in the last week of term which really link to our … Continue reading


SUMMER READERS!

One great thing about the summer holidays is the chance to dive into a great book – however, at JRS, we have students who love reading all year round! The following students all entered the JRS Accelerated Reader Millionaires’ Club … Continue reading


Year 9 take a trip to Nazi occupied France


PEER MENTORS AND MENTEES FACE THE DRAGONS!

An annual event at JRS is the Year 10 mentors along with their mentees pitching an idea to the JRS dragons, Mr Blackburn and Mr Walker about something they think would improve the quality of life for students at JRS. … Continue reading


Allotment area

Year 7 & 8 pupils have been working hard last term planting potatoes in the raised beds and improving the hen pen. This term we have started by sowing seeds and so when the hens return in September their pen … Continue reading


SPRING INTO ACCELERATED READER!

In our awards assembly, reading was celebrated with students receiving Easter treats and a certificate for quizzing successfully during the spring term… In Year 7 – Ollie Lunn and Molly Birch won In Year 8 – Molly Kitchingman and Ryan … Continue reading


Rotary BAE Systems Technology Tournament 2019 – Winning Team!

On the 15 March, 2019, 12 students from John Ruskin School took part in the annual Rotary BAE Systems Technology Tournament The tournament involved over 100 schools from within Cumbria & Lancashire. Over 300 teams took part at ten regional centres … Continue reading


WORLD BOOK DAY CELEBRATIONS AT JRS!

We always celebrate World Book Day at JRS and this year was no exception! As well as every child receiving their one pound World Book Day voucher, students were also treated to snippets of stories that staff have enjoyed! The … Continue reading


JOHN RUSKIN QUIZ WINNER!

After celebrating John Ruskin’s 200th birthday on Friday, we had the prize draw in assembly for all the correct entries (over 70!) to the quiz that accompanied all the John Ruskin related texts we heard during the day. One of … Continue reading


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