22 June 2017

Unseasonal Visit from Ebenezer Scrooge

Mean and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge paid a visit to St Edmund Arrowsmith library today, to deliver a unique literacy concept to Year 7 and 8 pupils.

9 June 2017

Handing over the Mantle

It’s that time of the year again; the hand-over of the mantle from the outgoing head boy and girl, Tony and Jade, to the newly appointed ones, Joe and Yasmin.

8 June 2017

In Memory of Manchester and London Victims

On Tuesday 6th June, at 11 o’clock, our school held a minute’s silence in remembrance to all those affected by the recent terror attacks in Manchester and London

6 June 2017

Eddies Make Football History in the Town

Thursday 25th May 2017, will go down as a day where Wigan Schools football history was made, and we could not think of any better venue than the DW Stadium in Wigan to host such an event.

19 May 2017

Year 7 ROAR Get 'Below the Waterline'

On Thursday 18th May, our third ROAR session took place, this time based on critical thinking.

16 May 2017

Sampling University Life

On Tuesday 9th May, members of the ROAR group from Years 8 and 9 went on a trip to Liverpool University for the day.

15 May 2017

Year 7 ROAR Launches into Action

Who - St John Rigby College and Year 7 What - First ROAR session for Year 7, the Research Project Launch When - Thursday May 4th (be with you!) Where - School Why - To teach us all about how humanity is destroying the planet...

15 May 2017

Our Journey is Coming to a Close

Over the past five years, my year group and I have walked in to St Oswald's church many times to celebrate events in the Christian calendar.

15 May 2017

Comic Crazies go Crazy for Graphic Novels

Comic Club is an after-school club run by the librarian, Mrs Taylor, where pupils  read a selection of graphic novels.

9 May 2017

Liverpool University Impress

Liverpool University was a great experience for all of the Year 7 pupils who are doing the ROAR programme. 

8 May 2017

Unlocking our World with Languages

On Thursday 4th May, Sonja from the University of Manchester came to school to talk about languages and how they can help us in the future. 

8 May 2017

Bringing History to Life

Between Friday 7th and Tuesday 11th April, the History department took a group of 41 to the German capital, Berlin, for four days of Nazi Germany and Cold War history.