Wonderful news – our results have been entered into the School Performance Tables. Click here to see the results. Well done everyone.  A letter has been posted out to all parents please click here to view the letter.

Newman Carol Service

Please accept our invitation to our school Carol Service tonight. 6pm at Our Lady and St Joseph’s church on Warwick Road. Everyone welcome.


End of term arrangements

The Autumn term ends for students on Friday 15 December.  After lunch students will be dismissed at 1.00 pm when school buses will be here to pick up students.  Spring term starts on Thursday 4 January at 8.50am for all students.  Please click here for more information.

St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal

Student Parliament Representatives

Thank you to students, parents’ and staff who have donated items for the St Vincent de Paul charity this Christmas.

New School Chapel

We have created a Just Giving page to raise money for the chapel in our new school. We want the chapel to be the heart of the school and a special place. If you can give anything, big or small we would really appreciate it. Our page is


We have also set up an easy fundraising account to raise money for the chapel on our new site. If you shop online, book holidays online etc then the school can raise money and it won’t cost you a penny! Every time you shop online via easyfundraising at one of the 3,300 retailers including John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Booking.com we get money. It’s really simple to get started:
Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/newmanschool/
Sign up for free
There are no catches or hidden charges and we will be really grateful for your donations. Thank you for your support.

Year 11 Trial Exams

The year 11 trial exams continue this week. Please click here for exam timetable.

Lourdes Trip

Is your child interested in visiting Lourdes? There are places on the Diocese trip if they are interested. The trip is via coach and leaves on July 19th and returns on the 28th. Cost is £595. Contact Miss Brough at school if you are interested. More details can be found here –Lourdes trip

Are you an ex Newman pupil or a member of staff? If so we would love to hear from you? Why not join our Alumni? http://newman.cumbria.sch.uk/alumni/

50th Anniversary of the laying of the Newman Foundation Stone

The 50th anniversary of the laying of the Newman foundation stone was on Thursday 23 November 2017.  There was a celebration service in school and a re-dedication of the 1967 stone.  The Knights of St Columba, who are raising funds for the chapel in the new school, were also involved with the event.  Local priests, governors and people who have had a close relationship with Newman attended.  Fr Michael prepared a liturgy and carried out the re-dedication of the stone.

Cumbria County Council have issued a letter outlining absences during school time Please click here for more information.

It is exam time soon so we have prepared some revision resources for you to use! You can download them here – Revision Strategies.

Operation Christmas Child

The students handed over 14 filled shoe boxes this morning and a donation of £27.57 to the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child.

Year 10 Trip to the Imperial War Museum (North), Manchester

Year 10 History students have the opportunity to visit the Imperial War Museum in Manchester on 14 December 2017.  Can students please return their slips top Miss Lowrey by Friday 17 November 2017.   Please click here for more information.  Imperial War Museum North Website

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

Congratulations to this year’s Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award group who have all passed together!

Shakespeare Schools Festival – Thursday 7 November 2017

Our students took part in a dress rehearsal for their upcoming performance of `A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ which will be performed as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival on Thursday 9 November at the Theatre by the Lake.