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Sports Awards Evening

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The PE department held a Sports Awards Evening last week recognising the efforts of students in Core PE, after school practices and inter school fixtures and events. There were a number of students who were individual winners for most committed, most improved, best all round performer and outstanding achievement. In addition to this team success wa...
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Canonisation of John Henry Newman

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The Vatican announced on Monday that Blessed Cardinal John Henry Newman will be canonized on October 13 in Rome. Cardinal Newman will become Britain's first new saint since the canonization of St. John Ogilvie in 1976. We will be hosting some special events to commemorate this special event. Information about Cardinal Newman including details ...
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School Gardening Club releasing the butterflies

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Miss Nichol and the school gardening club releasing the butterflies. It has been such a lovely project for the students to be involved with over the past few weeks watching the caterpillars turn into butterflies. 
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Year 8 - Carlisle Schools Hardball Cricket Competition

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Well done to the group of Year 8 boys who represented the school in a Carlisle schools hardball cricket competition on Friday. In soaring temperatures the boys played four games against other schools and although they lost the first three, what was pleasing was a significant improvement in batting, bowling and fielding skills as they became far mor...
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The Way of the Week: Batman - Goodness & Patience

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In our last school week we are learning about goodness and patience, two fruits of the Holy Spirit, through the fun example of Batman. We will see that both of these fruits should inform the way that we act, and the importance of being patient with those around us and to do good acts for them.
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Winners of the Girls U15's City Schools Football Final

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​Congratulations to the U15 girls who played at Brunton Park this afternoon and beat Trinity School in the final on penalties.  Fantastic achievement!
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Year 7 - Castlerigg Retreat Day

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On Monday 15 April and Tuesday 16 April Year 7's will be spending the day at Castlerigg retreat.   The retreat includes a range of activities including team-building exercises, group work and individual reflection. The retreat also offers students the chance to develop friendships and their own sense of identity.
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Year 5 Community Engagement Programme

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On Thursday 28 March 2019 we welcomed Year 5's from Stoneraise Primary School and St Bede's RC Primary School to take part in a carousel of workshops including Spanish, Catering and English.
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Year 7 Parents' Evening - Tuesday 11 June 2019

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Year 7 Parent's Evening is on Tuesday 11 June 2019 from 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm.  Parking is available in the school yard from 4.15 pm onwards. 
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The Way of the Week: Calling All Super Heroes - The Fruit of the Holy Spirit

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As we end our first year of The Way (and as Pentecost is this weekend) are going to be taking a look the Holy Spirit in a fun way. In our culture there are a lot of examples of how we should live as Christians. Some of them are good examples, and some of them are examples of what not to do. By looking at our favourite comic book superheroes we will...
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Year 7 to Univenture day at Newcastle University

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On Thursday 28th February 2019 a group of Year 7 students will have the opportunity to take part in a range of fun, interactive and educational sessions assisted by current University students.  The focus will be on increasing awareness of Higher Education, raising their aspirations and improve their teamwork skills .
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Rotary Young Photographer 2019

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We are proud to offer students the opportunity to enter a photography competition ran by the Rotary Club. Students are encouraged to use smart phones or digital cameras to take their photographs. Each image should be of A MAXIMUM SIZE OF 1500 x 1050 dpi. Closing date for receipt of entries is 28th February. Email Miss Brough your entries - JBr...
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Year 11 Next Steps

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Year 11 students have been preparing for their futures by completing team building activities. 
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National Youth Theatre

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​ One of our ex students is an Associate Artist of the National Youth Theatre . He is leading on local auditions for the National Youth Theatre this summer. There is a cost involved but there is a bursary available to cover expenses. Aged 14-25 and love to perform? The National Youth Theatre want to meet you! Between January and March 2019, the Nat...
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​The Way of the Week: Source and Summit

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This week we remember that we are in the Year of the Eucharist which Bishop Paul began in November. The Eucharist is called the "source and summit" of our faith for it sums up all that we believe and all the other sacraments are oriented towards it. The Eucharist contains the fullness of the spiritual goods of the Christian life - namely Jesus Chri...
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Food Bank Donations

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Thank you so much to students, staff and parents for their generous donation to the SVP food bank. Your support was very much appreciated.
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Competition Time in the Computer Science Department

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To celebrate the good work of our key stage 3 students when looking at 'The Bigger Picture' of the digital age, we are launching a competition open to students in years 7 to 9. Our aim is to promote healthy relationships, in particular encouraging students to be mindful of their behaviour and that of other people, in a world where social media tell...
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Shakespeare Schools Festival

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Congratulations to all of the students and staff involved in last night's Shakespeare Schools performance ` A Comedy of Errors'.
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Year 7 Cross Country Event

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Well done to the 12 Year 7 students who represented the school at a County Cross Country event at QEGS, Penrith on Friday 2nd November. All students performed well in a very good field of athletes with Riley Smith (31st) and Tineesha Edmondson (56th) crossing the line as the highest place finishers from Newman.
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Women in STEM club

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On Thursday lunchtimes in P6B, Maddie from 10JMC peer leads a Women in STEM club for for KS3 girls. ​
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