Year 6 Open Evening – Wednesday 20 September 2017

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Year 7 Welcome Mass

There will be a welcome Mass for our Year 7 students on Tuesday 26 September. The Mass will be celebrated by Father Michael Docherty at Christ the King Church.

Extra Curricular Activities – Autumn 2017

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Primary School Workshops

Over the past 2 weeks we have welcomed primary schools from all over the city to take part in our year 6 workshop sessions.  The students have undertaken sessions in technology, ICT, creative writing, drama and much more.

Shakespeare Switched Workshops

English Literature students in Years 11, 12 & 13 have been taking part in workshops with the Shakespeare Switched theatre company and will perform at the Harraby theatre on Friday 15 September.  For more information about this local Carlisle based theatre company please click here.

Welcome Back

Welcome back to the start of our Autumn term.  Please read the enclosed welcome letter which has been given out to students today.

The Catholic Teaching Alliance School Direct Programme

Would you, or anyone you know, like to train locally to become a primary or secondary school teacher? If you are a graduate you could train with the Catholic Teaching Alliance in schools in the Preston area.

Newman Catholic School is a member of the Catholic Teaching Alliance which is a partnership between 65 Catholic schools and the University of Cumbria working together to provide first class initial teacher training within the Catholic community. PGCE and QTS are awarded upon successful completion of the course. Applications open at the end of October, see our website for more details www.catholic-teaching-alliance.org

Any questions? Please email ctaschooldirect@olchs.lancs.sch.uk or telephone 01772 326931 to book an appointment.

School Parliament

Would you like to stand for election to the School Parliament?  Do you have lots of ideas, would you like a student voice or do you enjoy planning and fundraising?  Nominations are underway and if you are interested then please see Form Tutors during registration for a nomination form.

School Bus Timetable

Please click here for the School Bus Timetable Sept 2017

Our New School

A site has now been finalised for our new school site.  Please click here for more information.

Instrumental Music Lessons

If your child is interested in starting/continuing instrumental music lessons here at Newman then please see the attached letter which contains all the relevant information Please click here or contact Mr Deakin in school.

Microsoft Office Specialists

Congratulations to six of our year 11 students, Lucy Nugent, Jordan Hall, Olivia Harris, Kelsey Jessamine, Anna Armstromg and Natasha McClafferty who have successfully become Microsoft Office specialists after passing their online exams.  The students have made excellent progress with this qualification which will also contribute to their final GCSE grade.  In year 10 Charlotte Emmerson has already passed 2 of the modules with a superb score, which now puts her in with a chance of being put into a national competition with the schools service provider, Prodigy Learning.

Extra Literacy Support

Would your child like more support with reading and spelling? We are currently running a voluntary online programme to offer support to students who would like to boost their reading and spelling age. More details can be found below.

IDL information