Join us on Thursday 12th September for our Year 7 Open Evening. This is your chance to take a look around our school, speak to staff and current students and get a feel for life at Sir Jonathan North Girls' College.

Welcome to Sir Jonathan North

Whether you are using this site as a student, parent, governor, member of staff or member of the general public, we hope you will find it a useful source of information. If you have a query to which you cannot find the answer, please contact us and we will do our best to answer it.We are incredibly excited about the prospect of seeing young people develop during their time at Sir Jonathan North and we want to work closely in partnership with parents/carers and their children.

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As part of Lionheart Venues, we are part of a group of contemporary multi-use facilities available for hire throughout Leicestershire. The Lionheart Educational Trust schools have successfully hosted many memorable occasions, events and activities over the years.

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Our philosophy

Our aim is to create good people. At the heart of our approach to education are the '4Rs' which underpin everything we believe: Resilience, Respect, Reflectiveness and Resourcefulness. Through promoting these core values we believe we can help equip our young people to, not only succeed academically, but also socially, spiritually, morally and culturally.

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"Year 7 at Sir Jonathan North has helped me to become more confident. The teachers here are really kind, fair and understanding"

"Year 7 at Sir Jonathan North has helped me to become more confident. The teachers here are really kind, fair and understanding"

Our pledge

We are incredibly excited about the prospect of seeing young people develop during their time at Sir Jonathan North and want to work closely, in partnership with, parents/carers and their children.

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A celebration of cultures

July 18, 2024

A key event in the academic calendar, the occasion was a fantastic opportunity for the school community to acknowledge the multitude of cultures and religions that are present at Sir Jonathan North Girls’ College. Throughout the day, a collection of engaging activities – some interactive and some classroom-based – were set up, each one designed to educate students about different cultures and religious groups. They enjoyed the opportunity to learn some British Sign Language and attended a lesson…

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MFL Spelling Champions

June 20, 2024

Taking on other secondary schools within the Trust, our talented linguists had to learn a list of 150 words – either in French or Spanish. Then, in intense one-minute rounds, they were tested on these words, translating them from English into their chosen language, ensuring they were spelt correctly. Up against strong competition, our students shone, coming in first place in the schools’ category for French. Alongside the whole-school competition, organisers also hosted individual events, within…

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Anthea Bell Translation Prize Winners

May 24, 2024

Set up by the University of Oxford in 2020, the competition aims to promote a passion for language learning across the UK. Participating students are tasked with translating a challenging authentic text from either French or Spanish into English. They receive no support from teachers or parents and the texts are deliberately chosen so that online translation tools cannot be used. Participants are provided with a glossary of key words and can use a dictionary if they wish. Going far beyond deciph…

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Sir Jonathan North celebrates 20 years of achieving the Inclusive School Award

May 20, 2024

Since 2004, IQM have been celebrating the work schools across the United Kingdom undertake to promote inclusivity, with over 5,500 having either received an Inclusive Award, or working towards it.  Each year, Sir Jonathan North Girls’ College are reviewed in order to maintain our status and, recently, an IQM assessor visited to evaluate the strategies we have implemented to promote diversity, inclusivity and to see first-hand how we celebrate our multicultural student community.  Assessors disco…

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Sir Jonathan North host national aerospace roadshow

March 11, 2024

The purpose of the event – which is currently visiting a selected number of schools all across the country – was to provide students with exposure to aeronautical engineering experts and equip them with relevant information which would peak their interest and encourage them to pursue potential careers in this sector. The programme also allowed them broaden their horizons and network with influential companies outside of Leicester. The day began with an illuminating talk from Dr Michael Smith – C…

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