September 1973

City schools reorganised to 3-tier system. St John Fisher becomes a First School.


September 1975

Years 5 and 6 have now moved on and the school is a one-form entry First School with 153 pupils on roll.


February 1976

Following a fire at Iffley Mead school, pupils from Iffley Mead are accommodated in two spare classrooms and two temporary classrooms.


July 1977

Iffley Mead pupils return to their rebuilt school after a very successful sharing of our school site for 18 months.



Concern about falling numbers - only 120 pupils on roll in September. 

Queen's Silver Jubilee - every child presented with a souvenir mug.



Rumours that at least one Catholic First School will be closed - SJF in the firing line.



Do you have any memories of St John Fisher School during the 1970s? Were you one of the pupils to attend the school? Don't be shy - contact the school office or send us a note of your memories - don't forget to include your name.