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St John Bosco

Together we inspire each other
to flourish in faith, hope and love

Open Evening

Thursday 21st September 2023

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Revision Support

Our revision support page is full of lots of useful hints, tips
and practice papers to help you feel prepared for your up
and coming exams


Exam preparation & support

What’s New

I’ve Got a Golden Ticket!

Every year, on the 13th September, Roald Dahl’s birthday is celebrated through Roald Dahl Day. Roald Dahl published 17 children’s books, 2 rhyme books, plus 2 autobiographies, 2 adult books, 51 adult short stories and more. To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, exclusive limited-edition bookmarks where available for students in the library as well as ‘Golden Tickets’ hidden around the college. Lucky

I’ve Got a Golden Ticket!

There are currently two vacancies for a Parent Governors on the Governing Body and I am writing to invite nominations from parents/carers to fill these vacancies. The successful candidates will become full members of the Governing Body and serve for four years with effect from November 2023. To be eligible for election, your child must be a registered student of this college when the

Happy International Literacy Day 2023!

Literacy is all about being able to read, write and understand. If you are literate, you know what written or printed text or numbers mean. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2015, approximately 757 million adults around the world were illiterate and two-thirds of them (504 million) were women. The theme for International Literacy Day

Happy International Literacy Day 2023!
Celebrating A-level and BTEC success

We welcomed the class of 2023 for results day, as students and their families came to share in the celebration. This year, the cohort was the largest in Bosco history, with nearly 200 students in the sixth form, a stark increase from five years ago. Bosco’s head girl, Olivia Tinsley, was thrilled to learn she achieved distinction*, A, B after studying criminology, business studies and geography

Celebrating A-level and BTEC success


A very warm welcome to St John Bosco Arts College’s website. Our college is an exciting, vibrant and dynamic girls’ Catholic comprehensive school which has a very distinctive Salesian ethos grounded in support, care and a warm friendly atmosphere.

We believe in developing a rounded individual so that students are prepared for life academically, spiritually, morally and socially. In our school community we seek to nurture the gifts, dreams and talents of all in the spirit of St John Bosco.

The college is at the cutting edge of teaching and learning and thrives on providing the best opportunities to the young people that it serves and is one of only 835 schools in England granted teaching school status.

Mr D Gidman Headteacher >

‘Together we inspire each other to flourish in faith, hope and love.’

Our vision

We want everyone within the St John Bosco family, to go cheerfully into the world, sharing love, knowledge & kindness.

 "Serve the Lord with gladness”
Psalm 100:2

Our values

At St John Bosco, everything we do is underpinned by our shared values;

Each represent and reflect us as individuals, as a Catholic Salesian college and a strong pillar of our local community.

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