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Upcoming Event

Year 7 Induction Day
Year 7 Induction Day
Friday 02 September 2016 00:00
The John Fisher School

- Sixth Form results available on Thursday 18th August

- GCSE results & Sixth Form induction on Thursday 25th August

- Open Evening on Thursday 15th September

- Sixth Form Open Evening on Thursday 3rd November


Information about The John Fisher School

- Oversubscribed (150 more students joining Yr 7 (2016-2020). There will be 1200 students on roll in 2020.

- Ofsted 'Outstanding' Sixth Form.

- 'Outstanding' Section 48 Inspection report (for Schools with a Religious character).

- Weekly Collective Worship in The Chapel and there is a morning mass which students can attend each day.

- 90% A*-C in GCSE Maths & 91% A*-C in GCSE English in 2015.

- 1/2 of all grades in GSCE Physics & GCSE Chemistry were A*-A grades and 3/4 of all grades in GCSE Biology A*-A grades in 2015.

- Specialist Leader responsible for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) recruited for 2016/7 along with a specialist in Computing and a Literacy specialist.

- A level ALPs 'Outstanding/Excellent' judgements in 2015: Maths, History, Geography, Music, Art, Business Studies, Economics, Media.

- SSAT Double Award Winners for Exceptional student progress and attainment 2015.

- Pupil Premium Award Winners 2016.

- Broad curriculum offer, a 3yr Key Stage 4 programme and an extensive extended schools programme to include Duke of Edinburgh Award and Shakespeare Schools Festival.

- Specialist Leader in Education (SLE) leads the Modern Foreign Languages department to include Mandarin.

- Award Winning Choir (Sutton & Cheam Festival 2015) & lessons available in violin, viola, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, a variety of brass, drums, guitar, piano and keyboard.

- Runners Up in National Rugby Sevens 2015 & Sutton LA Athletics champions 2015 & 2016.

- New £2.8 million building opened in July 2016 (New Science laboratories, 10 new classrooms and innovative learning spaces).

- Phenomenal pastoral support & a student led 'Talk Easy Trust' mental health support available for all year groups.

- Involved in leading Sutton's newly qualified teacher programme and work in partnership with King's College London.

- Overseas residential experiences to Austria, Spain, Belgium, France, S Africa, USA and New Zealand. 

- Strong community identity (The John Fisher School Association raised £14,500 at this year's fete in May) and sense of 'family'.

Please feel free to contact our Admissions Officer ( if you have any questions/queries regarding how to apply for a place at our excellent school.    

GCSE RESULTS 2015                                                                                                                  A LEVEL RESULTS 2015











19 Jul 2016
Are we a giving nation? Are we a giving school? Yes, is the answer. During the course of this academic year, Year 10 have been involved with the ‘First… Continue reading
Zoo Lab Visit
19 Jul 2016
As we entered the hall we were greeted by Alan from Zoo Lab who explained to us that the animals he had with him could be found in the rainforest. The… Continue reading
Poetry Slam at John Fisher
18 Jul 2016
On Thursday, 14 July, over 70 students participated in a series of poetry workshops led by ​writer and poet Andy Craven-Griffiths. Students worked… Continue reading
Barcelona 2016
14 Jul 2016
We all had a fantastic week in Barcelona and enjoyed many fun activities such as; visiting the Nou Camp, visiting the Circuit de Catalunya and seeing… Continue reading
KS3 Awards Evening
13 Jul 2016
Last evening we hosted our annual KS3 Awards Evening.  This celebrates the attainment and progress of Years 7, 8 and 9 students across the curriculum. … Continue reading
12 Jul 2016
We have now received our annual summary of our GCSE Pod usage.  As previously reported, we are one of the top schools nationally in terms of numbers… Continue reading
Music: Summer Concert
11 Jul 2016
The choir kicked off this year’s cavalcade of talent with One Day More from Les Miserables to be followed by our percussion teacher Mr… Continue reading
Question Time Event
06 Jul 2016
On Monday 4th July, the John Fisher School had the pleasure of hosting a Question Time Event for our 6th form students as part of their skills week. The… Continue reading
Cadbury World: Birmingham
05 Jul 2016
On Monday the 20th June year 10 Food Technology students had the opportunity to visit the world famous Cadbury World in Birmingham. They  learnt… Continue reading
Tom Brake's EU Referendum Talk
20 Jun 2016
On Friday 10th June, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake visited John Fisher. A group of Year 8 students were selected to meet Mr Brake for a special… Continue reading
20 Jun 2016
Everywhere I looked I could see happy faces. Everyone just full of joy and smiles. Oh, and covered in red, blue, yellow, orange and pink coloured powder...… Continue reading
Year 8 London Zoo Trip
15 Jun 2016
On Wednesday the 8th June Year 8 went to London Zoo because in biology we are learning about ecosystems and adaptations. The weather there was hot and… Continue reading

Welcome Message

Mr P E McCullagh

It is a privilege to be the Headteacher of the John Fisher School which is no ordinary school. John Fisher is one of the leading Catholic boys' schools in England. I am proud to work alongside established colleagues and am excited about working with a number of newly appointed staff with a proven track record who will be joining us in September 2016.

We pride ourselves on offering an excellent educational experience for all our students. Our students will always be our priority, instilling aspiration and meeting their needs comes first. The John Fisher School has a tradition of academic success, cultural and sporting excellence combined with phenomenal pastoral care, guidance and support. The John Fisher School opened in 1929 and whilst we embrace it's past we continue to redefine our horizons. We continously aim to be a great school because we understand that great schools change lives.

We are a values-led institution. Our Christian and shared values underpin an inclusive ethos where faith is taken seriously. There is a culture of high standards for everyone who learns and works in our school. We are not interested in low expectations, fixed mind-sets, or making excuses. We are interested in unlocking the God-given potential of every individual within a caring and supportive learning environment. John Fisher is often described as "more than a school" but rather a hub in the community. It is the strength of the relationships and the goodness of the people attached to our school which makes us stand out. Our students fully understand the importance of representing The John Fisher School with pride and distinction.

I hope that this website gives you a flavour of our school and the distinguished reputation it has as a beacon of Catholic education for boys.

Mr P E McCullagh

The John Fisher School: SSAT Double Award Winners 2015 & Pupil Premium Award Winners 2016

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