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Let's Talk About It

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St John Henry Newman Catholic School has a duty to protect all its pupils and has a responsibility and commitment to tackle extremism and radicalisation; safeguarding our pupils by challenging extremist views and providing a safe environment where pupils feel safe and are kept safe. The following website link helps to explain 'What is Prevent?' ​ h...
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Of The Week

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Every week we will be updating our web site with some interesting topics to extend student's knowledge of the wider world. Have a chat with your children about the information, it could be interesting! If you would like to contribute to project that would be most welcome. Please email your contribution to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the attent...
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Advent

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​Due Covid 19 we cannot have our annual Carol Service so we have put together 4 mini Advent Services, one for each week of Advent. All filming has been done separately and edited in accordance with Covid rules. We will update each week.  First Sunday of Advent video
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Bishop's Visit

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We were delighted to welcome the Bishop this morning to formally open our new school with a blessing. Due to COVID there were only a small number of invitees. 
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RSHE Newsletter

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​RSHE is now part of the statutory curriculum. Our RSHE team are working hard to formally introduce the subject and have published a newsletter to keep parents informed.    Download PDF File Here
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School Careers Fair -Tuesday 21 January 2020

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​ KS3 and 4 students participated in a school organised careers fair which gave them the opportunity to chat to local employers and further education establishments.The students really enjoyed the time spent at the event.Thank you to everyone that attended.
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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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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 ...
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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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