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Former fashion editor helps students explore animal rights

Former fashion editor helps students explore animal rights

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:11

Bel Jacobs, former fashion editor for London's Metro newspaper, visited St John Bosco College, Battersea, last week to speak to A-Level Philosophy and Ethics students about the rights of animals.

Head of RE, Fr Andrew Ebrahim SDB, said, "Looking at whether animals have any rights at all is covered in the syllabus, but the textbook approach is rather dry and so we thought we would ask Ms Jacobs to come... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, Homepage, Religious Education, Salesian Schools, Salesians of Don Bosco

Sixth Forms get creative with Virtual Open Evenings

Sixth Forms get creative with Virtual Open Evenings

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 15:39

Our Salesian schools continue to creatively adapt to the restrictions protecting everyone from COVID-19. This week, Salesian College Farnborough held a virtual 6th Form Open Evening. St John Bosco College Battersea, currently celebrating being named 14th in the list of the country's top-performing secondary schools with high Progress 8 scores for disadvantaged students, took their 6th Form event online... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, Farnborough, Homepage, Salesian Schools, Salesians of Don Bosco

Helping neighbours get back on their feet in a time of crisis

Helping neighbours get back on their feet in a time of crisis

Posted: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 18:08

Fr David O'Malley has spend the past months working in a community project, initially inspired by the Salesian parishes of Sacred Heart and the Church of England parish of St Mary's Battersea. Efforts were already being made to reach out to people in the local area and rebuild a sense of community and trust in a rapidly-changing area, but when lockdown hit, more community groups and volunteers soon... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, Battersea Angels, COVID-19, Homepage, Justice and Peace, Salesian Parishes, Salesians of Don Bosco

Deacon Fidelis: Silver Jubilee of ordination

Deacon Fidelis: Silver Jubilee of ordination

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 16:05

Congratulations to Deacon Fidelis Chukwu on the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the diaconate!

Deacon Fidelis was the first Nigerian born Deacon to be ordained in the UK. He had a successful career as a civil servant and was a chaplain in HM Prison service until his retirement. He is long-standing member Our Lady of Mount Carmel & St Joseph parish, where he lives with his wife and family.... Read More »

Tags: Battersea, Homepage, Salesian Parishes, Salesians of Don Bosco, Vocation