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The May Parents’ Pack from is out now -


Vacancy: Exciting short term teaching vacancy required for maternity cover. We are seeking a Religious Education teacher to teach across the age and ability ranges, from 1 September to 22 October 2021. To apply


Take a moment to be mindful and connect with nature, relax in the garden, listen to birdsong or watch the sunset. Taking in your surroundings can help find a sense of calm


Term date reminder: school will be closed to students on Monday 17 May 2021, due to staff INSET.


The books of the week are The Bubble Wrap Boy by Phil Earle and The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge. Read some of The Bubble Wrap Boy - Watch this video of Frances Hardinge talking about her book, The Lie Tree-


Happy Eid al Fitr Mubarak to all our families celebrating the end of the fast of Ramadan


Year 7 kicked off their Journalism Club today, with enthusiasm in abundance. The Press Pack have been formed, assignments distributed and we cannot wait to see the results


Being positive is not needing to always be happy, being positive can be a simple acceptance


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This week our year 7 geographers used their excellent work from last week to write their 'to what extent' essays.


Govia Thameslink Railway are offering virtual work experience opportunity during half term week (1-4 June), places are limited. Ideal for students to gain an understanding of the industry. To register interest, respond to Roopali Sharma:


Now more things are opening up for us to do indoors, remember to keep up the connections gained with nature during lockdown


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Yr11 finished their assessments and back to playing music - with conducting debuts from some rising musical stars! 🎶


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📣 starts today. Help us to get the nation talking about nature and mental health. 🌳Join the movement. . Get involved.


Students begin the week with an assembly from Mrs Montgomery-Ward "improve your mental health through your connection with nature" Why not get creative, take a photograph of a landscape or sketch a natural object


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Thought for the Week: Avoiding blame


Fantastic performance boys!




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An excellent HoD opportunity in our brilliant school. See the link here:


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Getting ECF ready for September. The Alban TSH are looking forward to delivering the Full Induction Programme in conjunction with to schools across our hub region Contact


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This week, with a little extra help from Mr Dunning and Ms Turner in the our year 9 team planted sweet peas, nasturtium, marigolds and wildflowers! We also covered potatoes again & potted out celeriac seedlings! We are also prepping for


The books of the week are Ingo by Helen Dunmore and We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler. Read opening of Ingo Watch an interview with Karen Joy Fowler about her novel


Vacancy alert: are you an excellent Media teacher? Looking to join a Media Faculty with fantastic facilities including film studio and Mac suite? SJL seeking Media Teacher for maternity cover


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To confirm: SJL is open as normal today. The site has water and we have been assured by Affinity Water that it will not be disconnected at any point.


Use what you can control, your attitude


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Year 7 planning their essays by building 'on the one hand' and 'on the other hand' style argument. They did really well collating their information on a Venn diagram and then choosing their arguments for their essay by adding facts to their 'to what extent hands'.


Year 11 reminder: reply slips for accepting Sixth Form places must be in by this Friday 7 May 2021


Mrs Daniels has a collection of unnamed coats and football boots in lost property (some photographed below). Please tell your child to go to First Aid to be reunited with their possessions.


Year 11 reminder: payment for this year's prom is available on ParentPay now. We are delighted to be able to offer this celebration at Luton Hoo Walled Gardens.


Thought for the Week: Being motivated


Congratulations to Year 8 on all achieving Bully Free Form status Thanks to Miss Bonner for rescheduling the assessments for Year 8, who had to miss their assessment during Year 7.


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This week it was the turn ouf our Year 9s in the they did a great job of watering and weeding! The gardennis really starting to come along now. Next week we will sow some wild flowers from


Our thanks to Nommy from for talking to the SJL BLM Youth Forum today. Herts Young Leaders is an emerging charity set up to empower disadvantaged young people.


SJL playing host for today's BLM Youth Forum with and . Students coming together across the county to empower each other on the subject of Black Lives Matter


The books of the week are Lightning Mary by Anthea Simmons , Mortal Engines by Phillip Reeve and Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. We have these at the library so come and borrow them!


Stand out, feel good


Year 8 reminder: options forms deadline tomorrow! Thank you to those who have returned their forms, any outstanding forms please email to Copies of the form can be found on the school website

Sixth Form Open Evening 2021

For the health and safety of our school community we held a Virtual Post-16 Information Evening on Tuesday 12 January 2021.

Event Details

Our Virtual Information Evening consisted of a webinar presentation from our Head of Sixth Form and other key staff, providing an overview of life in the Sixth Form at Sir John Lawes and our application process.

Please find below presentations from staff and students for each of our subject areas.

How to apply

Welcome Address Head and Deputy Head of Sixth Form

View our Sixth Form Prospectus

View our Performance Tables

A Level and KS5 BTEC Results 2020

Sixth Form Performance Tables GOV.UK*

*The Government announced it would not publish any school educational performance data based on tests, assessments or exams for 2020.

Colleges and Apprenticeships

Welcome to Art

Students' view of Art & Design

Welcome to Biology

Biology A Level presentation

Students' view of Biology

Welcome to BTEC Business

Students' view of Business

Welcome to Chemistry

Students' view of Chemistry

Welcome to Computer Science

Computer Science A Level presentation

Students' view of Computing

Welcome to Drama

Students' view of Drama

Welcome to Economics

Students' view of Economics

Welcome to English

Students' view of English

Welcome to French

Students' view of French

Welcome to Geography

Students' view of Geography

Welcome to German

Students' view of German

Welcome to Graphics

Graphics A Level presentation

Students' view of Graphics

Welcome to History

Students' view of History

Welcome to Mathematics

Students' view of Mathematics

Students' view of Further Mathematics

Welcome to Media

Students' view of Media

Welcome to BTEC Media

For students' view, see Media

Welcome to Music

Students' view of Music

Welcome to Photography

Students' view of Photography

Welcome to PE

PE A Level presentation

Students' view of Sports & PE

Welcome to Physics

Students' view of Physics

Welcome to Product Design

Product Design A Level presentation

Students' view of Design & Technology

Welcome to Psychology

Psychology A Level presentation

Students' view of Psychology 

Welcome to RE

Students' view of Religious Studies

Welcome to Sociology

Students' view of Sociology

Welcome to Textiles

Students' view of Textiles

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