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National Poetry Day - 7 October 2021

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National Poetry Day is a UK-wide celebration of poetry, taking place on 7th October 2021, and our theme is Choice. Pupils are encouraged to write a poem around the theme of 'Choice'. Poems should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or passed to Mrs Jones in the LRC by Friday 15th October.  Here is an example of a poem ...
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Biology Week

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We are running a cross curricular BioArtAttack art competition to celebrate Biology week along with the Royal Society of Biolgoy-next week along with Art. It is open to all year groups. Pupils can enter the competition with something they might have already drawn or made or a new drawing.Your entry can be anything from drawings and sculpt...
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Operation Christmas Child

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Once again form classes will be packing a shoe box full of essentials and treats for the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box appeal. Follow the link below to find out what can be packed into the shoe boxes. Form tutors will be coordinating donations. We have also registered as a drop off point for any shoe boxes from the community, if you want to fi...
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British Sailing Star

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Congratulations to Olivia Dembinska in 7API for competing in the British Youth Sailing Regional Junior Championships at the weekend on Derwent reservoir. She came in sixth place overall, but was first female finisher.
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A Streetcar Named Desire

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As part of an extra-curricular project, Yr 13 English pupils have produced a boardgame based on their examination text, 'A Streetcar Named Desire' by Tennessee Williams.They have had to show their understanding of key characters, themes and events in the play. An innovative way to revise the key themes of the text.
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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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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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