The John Fisher School

In the Press

Support group keen to spread the word

"The Talk East Trust was formed in November 2012 by a group of sixth form pupils at John Fisher School...."

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Obituary - Hugo Dunn-Meynell

"Born in Streatham, south London, son of Arthur Dunn and Mary Louise Meynell, Dunn-Meynell was educated at the John Fisher School in Purley, Surrey. In 1942, aged 16, he volunteered for the Royal Navy..."

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Sutton secondary schools league table revealed

"The John Fisher School, which is voluntary aided, saw their results increase from 72 per cent achieving five or more A* to C GCSEs since 2009 to 80 per cent in 2012..."

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Students from the UK visit schools in Ghana

"Earlier this year, ten students from the John Fisher School in Surrey went to Ghana where they got to spend time at a Kuapa Kokoo cocoa farm..."

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Business Big Shot - Geoff Eaton

"Mr Eaton, who attended John Fisher School in Purley, Surrey, read economics at Manchester University before joining Arthur Anderson..."

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Ten Go To Ghana

"The trip was a huge success," said Mr Dean. "It brought together the skills and enthusiasm of the students of John Fisher, with the inspiring energy of the Ghana RFU, local schools and clubs..."

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Can boys' literacy be boosted by movies?

"At John Fisher, as the club grows in popularity year on year, the quality of the members' reviews is increasing. FILMCLUB is a brilliant way of getting them to use their imagination in their writing..."

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Croydon make progress

"A TEAM representing Croydon qualified for the south London final of the 2012 Panathlon Challenge after a competition at John Fisher School, Purley..."

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Suits you sir: Bill Nighy talks politics and sartorial style

"...Acting was not Nighy's first choice of profession. His teenage heroes were Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Ford Madox Ford and Bob Dylan. When, at 16, he left the John Fisher School, a Catholic grammar in Purley, he wanted to be a writer..."

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Young Apprentice 2012 - The John Fisher School

"On the evening of Thursday 9th February the John Fisher School in Purley hosted its very own Young Apprentice Competition, attended by three prominent businessmen: chairman of West Ham Football club David Gold, chairman of House of Fraser Don McCarthy and owner of MOMA Food’s Tom Mercer who acted as the judges for the event..."

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West Ham chairman David Gold to give advice at Purley school

"...Students at John Fisher School will face a trio of West Ham United Football club chairman David Gold, Chairman of House of Fraser Don McCarthy and the founder of Moma Foods Ton Mercer as part of a young enterprise event..."

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John Fisher students get involved in special needs sports day

"Pupils from the John Fisher School invited students from four special needs schools join them for a morning of sport..."

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Tumbledown and abandoned the ruins of Takapuna

"On Tuesday 22nd November flames engulfed a derelict house adjacent to The John Fisher School in Purley. The alarm was raised shortly after 7:00pm..."

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