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Welcome to The John Fisher School


The John Fisher School has a proven track record in providing high quality education for Sixth Form students. In 2015, one in four all grades were an A*/A grade and 50% of all  grades were A*-B which was a phenomenal achievement.  84% of all grades at A*, A ,B  or C and an overall pass rate of 99%. The school offers a range of successful BTEC courses in Sports, Business and ICT. Progress to the full range of university courses from our Sixth Form is well established with students usually obtaining their chosen career path without obstacle. Whether it is to Higher Education, training or employment, students will be well prepared to face the challenges having been a member of our school community. We want all students in our Sixth Form to have high expectations of themselves and aspire to be the very best they can be. We hope that you will find this prospectus useful in deciding which courses you would like to study.

About us

The John Fisher School was founded by Archbishop Amigo, Archbishop of Southwark, in 1929; the original premises were at Duppas Hill in Croydon. The school moved in 1931 to Peaks Hill, Purley, and until 1977 it was a fee-paying boys Grammar School. In that year it became a four form of entry, all-ability school maintained by the London Borough of Sutton. On the 1st January 1992, it was incorporated as a Grant Maintained School. The first lay Headteacher, Mr. Terence King, was appointed in 1981. His successor, Mr. Robin Gregory, assumed office from January 1993 until his retirement in September 2005 when Mr. Pat Liddiard took over as Acting Headteacher. The present Headteacher, Mr. Mark Scully, took post in September 2006. At present there are 1030 students on roll, 243 of whom are Sixth Formers. In 1998 the School expanded to six forms of entry. In September 1999, it became a Voluntary-Aided school once more. In 2003 the school was designated a Sports College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact The John Fisher School directly.

Last updated date: 05 September 2016
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