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Update from Exam Boards

​Please read the Ofqual guidance on exam grades which has been announced today.    Download PDF File Here
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Message for all Y9-11 students. Before the start of next term Tuesday 14th April please could you follow the instructions I have added to classcharts for all Y9-11 students to enable you to log on to a website called Tassomai. Tassomai is an intelligent online learning program which is designed to help students at all levels achieve outstanding res...
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Microsoft Teams

Some students have chosen to use Microsoft Teams to submit their work.  They don't need to as all work is on Class Charts but if they want to continue to experiment here is a user guide to help them. 
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Microsoft Software

​ Online Access for Students. All students still have access to Class Charts, which can be accessed through the school website, shown below. Teachers will continue to set work here for students. As a member of Newman Catholic School, all students are entitled to a copy of Microsoft Access. This can be installed by going to the Newman Catholic Schoo...
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Careers Information

It is important that students continue to plan for their next steps. If you have questions about Sixth Form or wish to apply please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. You may also want to contact Inspira for more information regarding other routes.  Please see their information below.     Download PDF File ...
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Youth Speaks District Round

 Congratulation to our speakers who took part in the Youth Speaks - District Round on Saturday  8 February 2020 at Windermere School.
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The Way of the Week

The Way of the Week
All Years: The Three Great Days - Good Friday As we continue our Lenten journey we are going to look at the second great day of the Holy Week Triduum - Good Friday. On Good Friday we commemorate the Passion and Death of Jesus – a death that was freely chosen for you and me. Every scourge, every step on the way to Calvary, every nail was for our sin...
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Applications are now open for our Sixth Form in September 2020

 If you are interested in joining our sixth form then please download and complete an application form from our sixth form page or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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School Careers Fair -Tuesday 21 January 2020

​ 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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