Archie Chosen For Town Team

We are super proud of Archie in Year 8 who has been selected to play for Blackburn with Darwen Town Team. Miss Rigby said “This is a massive achievement, Archie is an extremely talented football player” We wish you every success!

Blackburn Rovers Tyrhys Dolan Visits OLSJ

Tyrhys Dolan, who is a 1st team player at Blackburn Rovers visited school last week with Premier League Inspires – a Year 7 mentoring and support programme. It was timed to coincide with World Mental Health Day Yesterday (10th October) and the EFL’s “Do One Thing” campaign. Blackburn Rovers Community Trust

Students ‘aspirations raised’ by advice at Cambridge University

A group of Year 11 students got advice from the best when they visited Cambridge University. The students toured the famous colleges and attended lectures designed to get them on the right courses at A level to boost their chances of obtaining the best university place. The aspiring scholars also had a Q&A session with […]

Media Work Experience Week

Media work experience week and what an amazing week it has been…. You’ll all soon be able to see the work we have created in our end of year video news letter!

Year 7 Pupil Sophie is World Record Holder

Year 7 pupil Sophie O’Dea has not 1 but 2 World records!! We asked her about her latest one. Sophie said “I’ve been diving since I was 8 years old, I’ve always loved the water and grew up watching my brother Declan scuba, I had my first try dive and was hooked ever since. I […]

Dylan Worsley Former Head Boy Off To Oxford

Former Headboy Dylan Worsley has s successfully secured a place to read history at Oxford, we asked him a few questions about his expectations; as he embarks on this new journey. How does it feel to be going to Oxford? I don’t believe it has truly sunk in yet, what an incredible opportunity I have […]

Poetry Competition

We’re looking for the best poem on the theme of “Lockdown”. The winner will be published on the school website and will win a £20 Amazon voucher and a Cadbury selection box. The Lockdown Poetry Competition is open for submissions from Friday 8th January 2021 until Friday 29th January 2021. Entries must be typed on […]

A Tribute to Mr Ingham

Tribute to Mr Kevin Ingham It is with great sadness that we share the news that our former colleague, Mr Ingham, sadly died last weekend. Mr Ingham was a well-respected member of the OLSJ family. He taught Maths here for 15 years and  was a wonderful form tutor to many of our pupils. He took […]