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Geography Mark Awarded Again

The Geography department at John Ruskin school are pleased to announce they have achieved the Geography Mark from the Geographical Association in recognition of student attainment, progress and achievement in geographical knowledge, understanding, values and skills. The mark sets expectations … Continue reading


100% PASS RATE FOR OUR YEAR 11 2018

The days are getting shorter and there is an autumn chill in the air but we are still basking in the summer success of our departing Year 11 students in August when, once again, they performed brilliantly. Year 11 2018 … Continue reading


SUMMER AWARDS ASSEMBLY

The last day of term at JRS ended with our summer awards assembly; there were lots of different certificates handed out including those for IDL, Passport Maths, Reading Partners and Maths Challenge. We saw lots of students receive their attendance … Continue reading


WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?

It’s another year over for accelerated reader…and we’re pleased to reveal that four Year 7 boys have read over one million words since they began the programme in October last year: Toby Dodson: 1, 272, 721 Max Thompson: 1, 208, … Continue reading


YEAR 10 TRANSLATE 100-YEAR-OLD FRENCH COPPER MINES LETTER

Following the Year 10 triple science trip to the Coniston copper mines, some Year 10 French students had the chance to decipher an ancient (100+ years old) letter, written by a French mining company to an employee at the Coniston Copper … Continue reading


INTERNET SAFETY AMBASSADORS

Year 10 students Courtney Hutchinson, Becky Woodbridge and  headed to Grasmere Primary School to talk to Year 5 students about internet safety and how to behave responsibly on line. The students thought about what students in junior schools needed to … Continue reading


PASSION FOR LEARNING – CROSS CURRICULAR DAYS 2018

Even though the end of term is in sight, thinking about learning is never far from our thoughts at JRS…for two days in a collapsed timetable staff at JRS are introducing students to something they are passionate about and at … Continue reading


DEMOCRACY IN ACTION!

As part of British Values at JRS, we take the election of new head boys and girls extremely seriously – firstly, prospective candidates must have all applied to be prefects; this involves writing a formal letter of application. Then, they … Continue reading


Institute of Physics ambassador training

On 13th July 10 Year 8 students went to Dallam school to undergo science ambassador training run by the institute of physics.        The training was to enable students to go into primary schools and teach physics. All … Continue reading


Year 7 Ecology Trip

On 9th July Year 7 spent the day off normal school timetable on an ecology day. The day was run by Kath Smith from Conserving Coniston & Crake, along with a team of volunteers. Pupils started the day in the school laboratory … Continue reading


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