Taking Maths Further

This week Mr Devine and seven Y10 Xaverians took part in an AMSP event, ‘Taking Maths Further’ to look at the options for studying maths post GCSE. Our Xaverians started by working together to solve logical maths problems, then sat in on some really interesting sessions on ‘The Prisoner’s Dilemma’, modelling Rollercoasters in mechanics and … Continued

Y12 Xaverian placed 3rd in England for 3000m

A massive congratulations to our Y12 Xaverian, Liam McCay who placed 3rd in England for 3000m, whilst representing Merseyside at last week’s English School Athletics Championships. An incredible achievement on its own but magnified by the fact that Liam is still a year younger than the U18 age group in which he ran! Well done … Continued

SFX students set sail on tall ship voyage from Penzance

Today, 12 students began their voyage from Penzance to Liverpool, embarking on an opportunity of a lifetime. St Francis Xavier’s College (SFX) was invited by the Merseyside Adventure Sailing Trust (MAST) to participate in its Sir Ken and Lady Dodd Tall Ship Experience. The invitation follows the success and students’ enjoyment of the charity’s Three Cities … Continued

Chess Matters

On Thursday 6th July SFX entered two teams into the annual St George’s Hall Chess Tournament.  Our two teams played really well and won more than half of their matches:  V.Irenmwiniru and S.Helsby were unbeaten on the day. During the day, International Chess Master, Malcolm Pein, gave a masterclass in which the team answered questions … Continued

Y10 Malgrat/Barcelona/Costa Brava Trip

Despite an extremely early meet time of 3.30am in John Lennon Airport, 40 of our Year 10 Spanish cohort turned up on time(!) Saturday 24th June in great spirit; the excitement they had shown almost daily since the trip was announced November last year beating the tiredness. The first afternoon was spent enjoying the pool … Continued

Y9 DofE Expendition

Last weekend Y9 students from SFX took part in their DofE Bronze Award Expendition. The Y9’s pushed themselves and they succeeded! It was a great weekend full of laughs, resilience and motivation. The boys worked hard and didn’t give up, even when we were still quite far away from our destination on the trek and … Continued

SFX Y6 Summer School 2023

At St Francis Xavier’s College we will be hosting our annual Y6 Summer School W/C 21st August. This is an exciting opportunity our new Y7 students to participate in many activities that will help them form positive relationships, develop their self-esteem, confidence, communication and social skills. Amongst other things, this will be a fantastic opportunity … Continued

LJMU Taster Session

The SFX 6th Form Football Academy and OCR Sports classes today took part in a Taster Session at Liverpool John Moores University. Pupils took part in sports exercise science and sports psychology workshops as well a detailed presentation on student life.