9 November 2018

Megan Collects Bronze for England

The FIFA under 20’s Women’s World Cup took place this summer in France.  Our former Head Girl (2015), Megan Finnigan, played for England in this very prestigious tournament and came away with a FIFA World Cup bronze medal!

6 November 2018

All Saints Day Mass

Thursday 1st November marked All Saints Day. As a school, in honour of this feast, we celebrated Mass at 3:15 in the main hall.

19 October 2018

The Battle of the Bee

Eddie’s annual Year 8 Spelling Bee was fiercely contested on Thursday 18th October 2018 and saw the usual high standard of super spellers taking to the mic. to try and win glory for their houses

10 October 2018

Year 7 Welcomed to School

On Friday 28th September, the whole of Year 7 gathered together to celebrate starting their journey at St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School with their Y7 Welcome Mass.

27 September 2018

Eoin Represents Ireland

It was great to see Eoin McMahon, who left in 2017, call into school to chat about his success in handball over the summer.  Eoin represented Ireland at the European Championships held in Austria in August 2018!

6 September 2018

A Trip to the Portico Library

On Tuesday 7th August, my mum and I travelled to the historic Portico Library in Manchester for afternoon tea and a tour of the library itself. I had won the trip due to taking part in the English department’s ‘I Am’ competition, which saw KS4 students earn points for taking part in extracurricular English activities, such as attending the Cake and Classics book club, helping out at Reading Mentoring, and writing reviews, articles or stories in their own time. 

23 August 2018

Class of 2018 Shine

It was a mizzly, drizzly day as pupils and parents queued nervously to receive the long-awaited GCSE results, but this didn’t put a dampener on the many relieved, but also delighted faces, as they filed into the dining room after receiving the vital white envelope containing their imminent futures.

17 July 2018

Liverpool Archdiocese Public Speaking Competition Success!

Two year 9 pupils took part in a public speaking event at St John Rigby College last week organised by the Liverpool Archdiocese and judged by the English Speaking Union.

17 July 2018

Awards Ceremony

Well, the weather defeated us this time as we were forced to hold the annual awards ceremony in the school hall. Despite this setback, the upbeat ceremony perfectly reflected all of the hard work, commitment and dedication from our pupils over the preceding year.

17 July 2018

Alicia Tumbles for Bronze

Alicia Johnson in Year 8 recently won a bronze medal at the NDP finals at Nottingham Arena.

11 July 2018

Year 11 Prom

The Year 11 prom was held on Friday 6th July at Rivington Barn. Pupils, dressed in their finery, assembled on the lawns at the front of school before they were whisked away in coaches to the venue just  a few miles away.

10 July 2018

College Life

On Wednesday 4th July, Year 10 took part in St John Rigby’s Taster Day to get a feel of college life. We lined up in the sweltering heat on the yard, waiting for our buses to arrive and take us to this wonderful college.