Author - Sarah

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...

JOG students wise up on financial education

JOG students got an insight into the world of personal finance recently with a series of workshops delivered in partnership between Newbury Building Society and educational charity, WizeUp (registered charity number 1190032). To...

Turf Broken for State of the Art 3G pitch

Partners collaborate in new community 3G pitch at John O'Gaunt School Turf has been broken to kick-start the building of an exciting new investment into local football facilities at John...

John O’Gaunt celebrates its 60th Anniversary in ‘Vintage Style’

'JOG' School (as it is affectionately known) threw open its doors to its community, former staff and students on a recent Friday Afternoon, to celebrate its Diamond Anniversary. After students...

Approaching a Fundraising Personal Best!

John O'Gaunt School's Spring Fayre looks set to break its own fundraising record this year. The Student Leadership Group's planning and organising paid off with a successful and fun Spring...

Prize Giving and an inspirational ‘woman in agriculture.’ ‘No stone unturned to ensure a fantastic night for your students.’

Strong rural communities, employment & connection are of course, very close to our hearts at John O'Gaunt. So it was a particular pleasure to welcome the wonderful Eleanor Gilbert to...