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Year 9 Online Parents' Evening - Tuesday 12 December 2023

The Year 9 Online Parents' Evening will be taking place on Tuesday 12 December 2023 from 4.30 pm - 7.00pm. Letters have been emailed to parents and appointments can be made via our online platform SchoolCloud. 
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Remembrance Day activities in school

Thank you to all the pupils in our school who came together and participated in the Remembrance Day activities in the library. Also, a special shout-out to our very own future heroes who took the time to polish their boots and put on their army cadet uniforms in respect of our fallen heroes. They not only sold poppies but also spoke to fellow pupil...
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Year 7 Student Of Month - October 2023

Congratulations to our Year 7 Students' of Month for October 2023.  The theme was `participations in lessons'. Please wear your badges with pride.
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Cross Country Celebrations

Well done to all the pupils in school who have overcome the wind and rain, the mud, and the hilly terrain to complete the school cross country this week. They were encouraged to think about how to pace themselves successfully and find that intensity where they could endure the ½ mile course over the distance set. The older year groups were asked to...
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Year 7 Maths Treasure Hunt

Year 7 were tasked with completing a maths treasure hunt in school. There were 10 clues to solve, all to do with different types of numbers. The pupils had to 'collect' numbers from a variety of staff around school and then match the numbers against the quiz questions. Pi club members from Year 8 were on hand in the Library to answer questions and ...
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British Music Experience in Liverpool

We took a group of Year 9 & 10 pupils to journey through more than 6 decades of popular culture at the British Music Experience in Liverpool. The pupils took part in a music quiz through the decades and then visited the interactive music experience where they could try out a musical instrument with the best music equipment available, from drum ...
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Duke of Edinburgh Final Expedition

Congratulations  to our Bronze Duke of Edinburgh pupils who completed their final walking expedition last weekend.
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Year 5 Primary School Visit

We recently welcomed Year 5's from Upperby Primary School to take part in a carousel of workshops. The pupils enjoyed sessions in PE, Art and Music. 
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We had a fantastic Speaking and Listening Activity Development Day today. Year 7 enjoyed learning about blood and organ donation with the science department whilst year 8 got to grips with some key debates in current affairs. Year 9 were exploring world religions and year 10 were learning about sound financial planning including household bills and...
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Year 5 Tours

If you missed our Open Evening in June, we would like to invite you to join us for a tour of the school with your child. Please contact Julie Hannen on 01228 404942 (ext 220) to book a slot.  Appointments should be made in advance and tours will be held on weekday evenings between 4.15 and 5.45pm, from Monday 25 September to Friday 13 October....
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Duke of Edinburgh

Congratulations to the pupils who completed their Duke of Edinburgh expedition.
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Year 10 `World of Work' morning

Our Year 10 pupils took part in a recent `World of Work' morning. They took part in mock interviews with local employers and received some great feedback. 
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Year 7 County Championship Success

Well done to the Year 7 pupils who took part in the County Athletics championships through at Whitehaven today.  All pupils performed well against the most talented athletes from across Cumbria at that age group and we are pleased to say we have two County champions at St John Henry Newman Catholic School. Zaidyn T won the ...
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Year 11 Leavers Assembly

We said a fond farewell to our Year 11s at their leavers assembly on Thursday 22 June.   We would like to wish all of the pupils the best of luck for the future and hope to see many of them back in September joining our Sixth Form. Stay safe and enjoy your summer.Mr Callaghan and the Year 11 team. 
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Leo bounces in Regional and Inter Regional Cup

Congratulations to Leo in Year 7 who bounced in the Regional Challenge Cup & Inter Regional Challenge Cup Qualifier (Q3) in Ashington this weekend. He is delighted to have made it into the North of England squad again this year, placing 2nd yesterday and through to the final in Birmingham in September.
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Year 5 Open Evening - Thursday 29 June 2023

We are holding an open evening for Year 5 parents on Thursday 29 June from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm.  There will be two information talks, one at 5.00 pm and another at 6.00 pm.  Last tours will commence at 6.45 pm.
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9KAB Charity Project

As part of their charity project 9KAB are running a guess the number of sweets in the jar competition. Guesses are 50p each and all money raised will go to Eden Valley Hospice. Members of the form group will be visiting tutor groups to see if pupils/staff would like to participate – the numbers to guess from are 100 to 199.
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Year 7 studying 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Mr. Ramsey's Year 7 English class have been creating storyboards for Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' to help visualise the events of the play.
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Year 10 GCSE Geography Field Trip

Our Year 10 GCSE geography pupils had a fantastic day on their field trip to Silloth. They braved the wind and rain to produce some fantastic work.  
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Year 10 Sponsored Walk

A huge congratulations to Year 10 who, last half term, raised £470.65 for their sponsored walk at Talkin Tarn. The pupils walked 5km to raise money for those affected by the Syrian Turkey earthquake.
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