Category: Whole School

John Taylor MAT successful in free school bid

John Taylor MAT successful in free school bid 12th April 2017 The Department for Education has announced this morning that John Taylor MAT has been successful in its application to […]

Higher Education Presentation

All Year 12 parents and students are invited to attend a presentation on Tuesday 21st March at 6.30pm on Higher Education in the school hall. This is suitable for all […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Attendance Matters…………..

by Mrs S Hickey, Attendance Intervention Manager Do we still get fined for taking our children on holiday in term time? This is the question which keeps being asked when […]