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Sixth Form Information Evening

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Sixth Form Information Evening is on Tuesday 21 January 2020 from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm.  
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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 t he citadel, the cenotaph, the cathedral, the cursing stone and the castle.   
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Year 5's Christmas themed workshops

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​This morning we welcomed Year 5's from Stoneraise and Wreay to take part in our Christmas themed sessions in catering and D&T as part of our primary recruitment programme.
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The Way of the Week

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Year 7: Battle Cry - Jesus' Public Ministry In the Gospels we hear the story of Jesus' 33 years on earth, and most of those stories come from three short years, and the people He encountered. He did many different works and told various parables, but His message was always the same — the Kingdom of God was near, and it still is today. Year 8-1...
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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 ...
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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 Novem...
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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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KS3 Student of the Month - October

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KS3 Student of the Month for October was for acting on feedback. Congratulation to our winners who were awarded earlier this week in assembly.
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Spanglovision Champions 2019

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Congratulations to  7ECN on becoming Spanglovision Champions 2019 with their wonderful rendition of Toy Story's 'Hay un amigo en mi' (You've got a friend in me). Well done to all the form groups and tutors who took part and thank you to all the students and teachers that voted.
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The Rotary Club - Youth Speaks Competition

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Congratulations to our KS3 students, Jessica, Emily and Abigail, the winning team in the Rotary Club Youth Speaks intermediate competition. They will now go through to the next round of the competition. Miss Nelson, English Department. 
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Newman Celebration Day

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John Henry Newman's journey to sainthood began when Pope Benedict XVI came to England to celebrate his beatification in 2010. The Pope made 9th October his feast day. On the 13th October 2019 in Rome, Pope Francis will declare him a saint. Our school patron will no longer be known as Blessed John Henry Newman, but Saint John Henry Newman. He is the...
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The Way of the Week

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The Way of the Week, All Years: He's Here! - The Nativity of Jesus As we approach Christmas, we are reflecting on: How Mary held baby Jesus, true God and true man, in her arms and prayerfully reflected on all that had happened. How Jesus was born in a manger, a feeding trough, which foreshadows Him becoming the bread of life in the Eucharist. How t...
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Visits to our new school site

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Our new school site is well underway. Some of our students and Headteacher have been accompanying local primary school students along to visit the new site.   
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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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