Month: November 2016

Office 365 for Students

John Taylor High School is proud to announce the new Microsoft Office Pro Plus Program to students. This program provides free access to Office 365 Pro Plus for students enrolled at […]

Seven Wonders of the World

by Keely Bamber Y13 I decided to take part in the World Challenge expedition to Thailand and Cambodia for a month because I wanted to experience a different part of […]

Young Leaders in Tennis Award  

In partnership with Barton Tennis Club a large number of pupils attended 6 weekly Touch Tennis sessions and completed the first step of the LTA coaching pathway.  Pupils are now […]

FAIR chance to learn

The new behaviour policy from September 2016 was developed throughout 2015-16 via student questionnaires, student voice work and a staff working group. The outcome of this work was our FAIR […]

Burton Mail Community Champions Awards

On Friday 16th September I attended  the Burton Mail  Community Champions Awards Evening having being nominated by Mrs Berry and Mrs Roberts in the category  for Inspirational Youngster for my […]

Teacher/Lecturer of the Year Award

Mrs Callaway spends four hours a week of her own time volunteering for SARAC, a Burton charity which supports women and girls over the age of 13 who have been […]


We will always hope that the ‘grooming’ of children will never happen to our own children. However, as part of our duty to keep children safe, there are aspects that […]

Festival of Sport in memory of Val Briggs, PE teacher at de Ferrers

In the summer term Val Briggs, ex PE Teacher from de Ferrers Academy, died suddenly. Val had taught in the Burton area for 35 years plus and was a role […]