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World of Work comes to Jog in biggest Work Experience Festival Yet!

The near-future world of employment came to John O'Gaunt School recently, in its biggest, two-day Work Experience Festival, yet. Year 10 students took part in an immersive experience that included a...

Maths Adding Up for JOG Champions!

A record 30 students from Year 7 and 8 took part in the UK Maths Trust's Junior Maths online challenge recently. Of the 30 that took part, 18 placed, with...

Not just litter-picking for her community & environment, but for Great Ormond Street Hospital too!

Millie in Y8 has been channelling her caring community spirit into an environmental and charity fundraising initiative. Millie spent time during each one of the 30 days in April, litter-picking...

Climbing Wall – New Sports Facility for Students and the Community

JOG is raising funds for a new, state of the art climbing wall that will benefit the whole community. Due to its unique position in the rural town of Hungerford,...

Success adds up for JOG’s top mathematicians in UK Championship!

Six John O'Gaunt Students aged between 13 and 15 took part recently in The UK Maths Trust's Intermediate Maths Challenge. Completing a one-hour online 'problem-solving' challenge, Oscar and James secured...

Inspirational journey into teaching….

We look forward to welcoming Olivia O'Brien as a Teacher of Science in the summer term.  Here she shares her whirlwind, inspirational journey into teaching through an Excalibur teaching internship. “In...

Prize Giving Evening with Darren Edwards

John O'Gaunt students attending Prize Giving and Presentation Evening were given an inspirational boost from motivational guest speaker, Darren Edwards. Paralysed after a climbing accident aged 26, Darren has gone...

Their Finest Hour

A group of Year 11 History students from John O’Gaunt School had a deep and unique immersion into the lived experience of World War II recently. In a collaboration with...

Ellie Keenan, British Gold Medal martial artist at just 11 years of age!

Meet Ellie Keenan, British Gold Medal martial artist at just 11 years of age! The John O’Gaunt student’s journey, excelling in the world of martial arts, began aged 5. She...

Silvers and a Gold for John O’Gaunt Mathematicians

John O’Gaunt Mathematicians took 3 Silver Awards and a Gold recently in the Senior Maths Challenge. The UK Maths Trust Challenge requires entrants to answer a set of stimulating problems...