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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Navy Chefs Inspire Students in Culinary Challenge

February 15, 2024

The chefs visited the school’s GCSE Food and Hospitality students and tasked them with preparing, cooking and presenting two complex dishes; Chicken Kiev and Mini Pavlovas. Working in groups of six, students were given recipe sheets, a collection of ingredients and were then let loose in the kitchen. Utilising the culinary skills acquired in their lessons, students had to work together to serve up both dishes inside 90 minutes. Once their time limit was up, the young cooks presented their food t…

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2023 Exam Certificates

January 22, 2024

Please ensure that you bring photo ID when collecting your certificates. If you want someone else to collect your certificates for you MUST send written authorisation. Certificates WILL NOT be issued to anyone other than the person named on them without written authorisation and ID. Please note, Certificates are only retained in school for 1 year.

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Former student Emma continuing to make a real difference

November 09, 2023

Now, nearly 18 years later, the roles have reversed with Emma, suitably inspired by how her teachers helped her, now supporting vulnerable children in her own career. After leaving in 2007, Emma went on to study A-Levels before later completing an undergraduate university degree. As a career, Emma yearned to opportunity to combine her two biggest passions; Science – her favourite subject at school – and a desire to want to help people and give something back to the community. “After finishing un…

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STUDENT WINS NATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION

October 30, 2023

Martha's poem - 'Gone' - was named joint winner of the organisation's 'Youth Competition' and is a heartfelt expression of human responsibility towards the planet and reminded readers of the importance of taking appropriate action when it comes to natural conservation. "This poem succinctly places you in a domestic setting then expands its viewpoint rapidly to have the reader look into the implications of our day to day lives on the planet,” noted Rhys Howell, one of the competition’s judges. “T…

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Students inspired by England’s Cricket stars

September 15, 2023

As part of the Lionheart Educational Trust’s exclusive partnership with Leicestershire County Cricket Club, we were thrilled to recently welcome two senior England cricket stars to Sir Jonathan North Girls’ College   Charlie Dean and Alice Davidson-Richardson, members of the England Women’s team, took time out of their busy schedule to come and coach 14 very lucky Year 9 students in the Sports Hall.   The students were put through their paces, taking part in various warm-up activities as well as…

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