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Amazing Work from RE

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Year 7 have been completing an independent study project on The Great Missionaries. I am sure you will agree that their work is amazing! Download PDF File Here Download PDF File Here
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Year 7 Scientists

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Year 7 scientists have been investigating woodlice using a Choice Chamber.
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Year 10 Preparing for Employment Day

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Year 10's took part in virtual employer interviews as part of our preparing for employment day.  Feedback from one employer was `the pupils are a credit to the school'.  Some employers included, Cumbria Police, RWP, NHS, Inspira and many more. Thank you to all the employers who took part in the morning.
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Year 6 Transition 2021

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Starting any new school can always be a worrying time for some families. At St John Henry Newman Catholic School we offer a full support package for our new students. Students will be invited in to school for an induction day. We also hold additional days so that students who have SEND needs, and also those coming as the only student from a primary...
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Summer Classroom

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We know your education has been disrupted due to COVID and we want to give you the best chance whatever your next steps are. Below you will find some links and information to continue to learn before the next part of your education starts in September, if not sooner. It is also important to take care of your mental health at this time so there are ...
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Stunning Art Work

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Year 10 have been learning about working with resin. Miss Bentley was thrilled with how they turned out.Very well done Year 10!
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Climate change

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During 'Lockdown', Year 9 pupils were asked to participate in a digital storytelling project in association with Adobe Spark and Sky News about Climate Change. There were several successful entries which are currently being judged in a national competition. Two videos below:
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Of the Week

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Local Authors

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Big thanks to local author John Clarke who has kindly donated a signed copy of his book to our school library. We have a growing local authors section and welcome any further donations from local scribes to inspire our students.
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National Science Week - Design a Lab Coat Competition

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As part of National Science Week, Year 7 were invited to take part in the `design a lab coat competition' during form time.  The top five winning entries will now be entered into a national schools competition.
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Applications to Sixth Form 2021

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Applications are now open for joining our Sixth Form in September 2021. Please follow the link to our page which has all the information you will need. https://www.newman.cumbria.sch.uk/curriculum/sixth-form If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Hoskins, Head of Sixth Form This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Please stay safe

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Top Tips for Reading at Home

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Reading at home is so important, for learning but also for pleasure. This document will give you some support in boosting reading skills.  Download PDF File Here
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Stay Safe

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Year 7 whistle stop tour of Carlisle's historical

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On SALAD day earlier this week the Year 7's walked to Carlisle city centre and visited the citadel, the cenotaph, the cathedral, the cursing stone and the castle.  
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The Way of the Week

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Year 7: Defeated - Jesus' Passion & Death God's great plan to save all of humanity, to redeem all of humankind, was accomplished once and for all through the death of Jesus Christ. But how did this all come about? Find out along The Way this week. Year 8-13: Bestselling Book of All Time - Bible Timeline Understanding how the Bible was put toget...
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Annual Awards Evening 2019

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Our annual awards evening took place on Wednesday 11 December 2019 at Carlisle Cathedral.  It was fantastic evening celebrating our students successes. Thank you to everyone that attended the event.
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School Readathon

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We are running a school Readathon to raise money for the library in our new school and would love your child to join in. For the Readathon, we would like our students to read six books over twelve weeks from 18 November 2019 – 10 February 2020.This approach will inspire the most reluctant readers to give reading a go, and encourage keen r...
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New beginnings for Newman Catholic School

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Staff, governors and students of Newman Catholic School welcomed the Bishop of Lancaster, Bishop Paul Swarbrick, to the new site to bless the foundation stone of our school's new building. The stone will eventually lie back to back with the original foundation stone from the school's old site at Lismore Place, which dates from Novemb...
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Shakespeare School's Festival 2019

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Our fabulous student's took to the stage on Tuesday 12 November 2019 to perform Shakespeare's King Lear at the Theatre by the Lake. 
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