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  • 19/04/21

    Join us at our Open Morning - Saturday 11th September 2021, 9am - 12pm - August 2022 cohort

    Our next Open event for August 2022 cohort will take place on Saturday 11th September 2021 (9am - 12pm). All prospective parents/guardians and students are welcome to attend. Open Morning - Saturday 11th September (9am - 12pm) During this Open Morning yo...
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  • 04/01/21

    LIVE: Coronavirus Guidance for Parents/Guardians

    weekly parent newsletter - 'ferneley news' During this remote learning period, we are keeping in touch with our families via our weekly parent newsletter 'Ferneley News'. For copies, please visit our Parent Newsletters webpage here.  Home Testing Arrangements - fro...
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  • 13/05/21

    Communicating with the school - for parents/guardians

    Dear Parents/Guardians, Below you will find everything you need to know about staying in touch with our school, staff and communication systems, while your child is at John Ferneley College. Contacting the school Please be reminded that your child’s Head of Year and Tutor is your dire...
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  • 15/04/21

    Behaviour for Learning Policy - feedback survey for parents/guardians

    Dear Parent/Guardian, As part of Mowbray Education Trust, John Ferneley College are working alongside other schools in the Trust to develop a group of school priorities that are going to help our students to recover any loss of learning during the pandemic.  The areas the Trust are keen t...
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  • 17/03/21

    Home testing arrangements for students

    We are delighted to inform you that we have completed a successful 8-day testing programme upon reopening this term. We are very pleased to say how much maturity and resilience our students have shown throughout their three on-site tests and now we are confident to transition to home testing with se...
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  • 24/02/21

    Reopening arrangements / Coronavirus testing - from Monday 8th March

    Last updated - 26th February 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, I am sure that everyone is delighted that we can at last plan for all students to be returning back to school, following the Prime Minister’s announcements on Monday evening. This newsletter edition outlines our reopening arrangem...
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  • 20/01/21

    Year 9 Options Process - 2021

    Dear Parents/Guardians, The Options process is a very important stage in your child’s school life and we at John Ferneley want to make sure that all Year 9 students' make the right decisions for them. We are all here to support all students during this important decision makin...
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  • 18/09/20

    Open Events 2020

    In light of the recent government updates and increase in infection rates, we are changing the format of our Open Events this year,  and have had to cancel our scheduled September events for 2020. Don't worry, there's still chance to see John Ferneley remotely, from your very own hom...
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  • 26/08/20

    We have transformed our curriculum to improve education experience for all

    In the wake of COVID-19, students across the country have suffered a huge disruption to their learning. To help address this, we are transforming our delivery of education. We are launching a ‘knowledge rich’ curriculum when term starts in September and our 1150 students return to face-t...
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  • 21/08/20

    GCSE Results Day 2020

    “Our Year 11s have made me so proud in ways that none of us could have imagined a year ago. Not only do today’s results reflect what we know would have been a record-breaking year, the students have conducted themselves with such maturity, integrity, and acceptance in circumstances that...
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  • 10/07/20

    Year 11 information

    Dear Parents/Carers and Year 11 students, I cannot begin to express how difficult it is to end the academic year via a letter, and I am acutely aware that many students would like the opportunity to say goodbye.  Please see below for some important dates for your diary: Results day...
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  • 07/07/20

    Preparation for the new academic year

    Dear Parent/Carer I hope that you and your family are well and coping during these challenging times. Getting the communication right is a particular challenge at the moment – we’ve thought long and hard and have decided to separate out the information we’d like to share. We...
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