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Year 9 Parents' Evening - Tuesday 13 November 2018

​The Year 9 Parents' Evening is on Tuesday 13 November from 4.30 pm - 7.00 pm.  Parking will be available in school yard via Pennine Way from 4.20 pm.  Your child will receive an appointment slip to make appointments with his/her teachers on your behalf.
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Wordsworth Trust Workshops - Wednesday 31 October 2018

On Wednesday 31 October a selection of pupils from Year 9 and Year 10 will be attending workshops run by The Wordsworth Trust. The aim of the workshops is to build on pupils' knowledge of the Gothic Genre. Pupils will investigate the context, the when, where, who (or what) and why of Gothic fiction using their existing knowledge of, and familiarity...
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Careers Week - 15-19 October 2018

Various speakers from organisations such CUFC, Santander Banking & Business and Scott Duff & Co Solicitors will be coming into school during form time to speak to students about their career options   It will be an opportunity for students to hear about the qualifications required and to ask any questions they may have. ...
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Shakespeare Schools Workshop

Our Shakespeare cast of students enjoyed taking part in a great day of learning through at Keswick in preparation for their performance. 
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The Way of the Week: Battle Cry

For 30 years Jesus lived quietly with His parents and there are very few things known about His life growing up — or the hidden life. We do, however, begin to see His mission being accomplished during the last three years of His life which constitutes His public life. In The Waythis week we are hearing about Jesus' 'battle cry' - Jesus telling peop...
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Class Charts Guidance

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​All homework is set on Class Charts to allow parents to monitor and support their child with their study.  A guide is attached to allow you to sort the tasks. You can log on at   Download PDF File Here
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School Transport Changes

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​School Transport With the exception of Irvings who run the Denton Holme service, all school transport will now be provided by Stagecoach. We return to school on Tuesday 4th September. Bus times can be found on this page -
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New School Plans

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If your child has not yet received the Sacrament of Confirmation and lives in the Sacred Heart of Jesus parish, Father Michael Docherty would like to invite your child to confirmation classes at St. Margaret Mary's Church beginning on September 16th from 6pm to 7pm.Classes will be held fortnightly in preparation for Confirmation on November 25...
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U13 City Cricket Tournament at Carlisle Cricket Club

Well done to the boys that took part in the Year 8 boys hardball cricket competition last week. The leading wicket takers were Jake Robinson and Alex Cairns while Taylor Cullen and George Barrett were top scorers with the bat.
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Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition at Loch Lomond

Congratulations to the students' who were at Loch Lomond for their final expedition over the last 4 days. 
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Year 12 students are to create their UCAS account by Friday 22nd June

Year 12 students are to create their UCAS account by Friday 22nd June and will receive help and support this week from staff on how to do so. J Reardon, Head of Sixth Form
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Congratulations to Newman Catholic School at the Spellbinding Secondary Schools Book Awards 2018

Maddison Earnhardt, CliodhnaDenny, Molly Hagan, Jennifer Green, Lauren Graham, Cara Woods & Abigail Irwin have completed all eight Spellbinding books and were chosen to attend the Spellbinding Secondary Schools Book Awards 2018. Spellbinding Secondary Schools Book Award and reading challenge has been running during the Spring and Summer te...
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Bishop blesses our new school site

We were delighted and honoured to have our new Bishop bless our new school site. Our choir sang beautifully as always and the service was very special. Thank you to the many parties involved who helped to organise this event.
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We are fundraising for our new chapel at our new site

 We are fundraising for our new chapel at our new site. We would be grateful for any donations so that we can build a fitting chapel for our new school.
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Please help support Newman School Chapel Fund by shopping online

Please help support Newman School Chapel Fund - Carlisle by shopping online. Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,300 retailers including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS,, eBay, Boden, and M&S. Every time you shop, you'll raise a free donation for Newman School Chapel Fund - Carlisle every time, it's that easy! Find out more: htt...
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Newman School Parliament presents Afternoon Tea

The School Parliament is organising a charity afternoon tea on Sunday 24 June from 2 pm - 4 pm at Houghton Village Hall, Carlisle.  Tickets are £8 or £10 (which includes a glass of fizz).  Tickets are available from the school reception or via the school facebook page.  Please come along and support this wonderful event and help us t...
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Auditions for this year's Shakespeare Schools Festival

Auditions for this years Shakespeare Schools Festival performance of "Comedy of Errors" will take place in G9 on Friday 7 June at 3.05 pm.  Tthere will be a mixture of speaking and non-speaking parts. It would be really great if we could have the amazing turn out that we had last year.  For more information please speak to Miss ...
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Class Charts - new homework management system

Your child has received a letter regarding a new homework management system.  All homework will now be set on the Class Charts platform.  All students have a unique access code which has been issued to them.  Parents' logins have been created and will be issued to your child on you behalf. 
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Year 11 Summer School

The University of Cumbria summer university is running during the last week of the summer term, Mon 16th – Wed 18th July 2018 for our current Year 11 students. The summer school is fully supervised by University staff and student ambassadors who are DBS checked. All costs associated with the summer school are covered by the University. Students can...
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