Director of Learning - English Vacancy

vacancies2Due to the retirement of the current Director of Learning English, the governing body is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Director of Learning English to join our outstanding English Department. The successful candidatewill be an excellent teacher, have first rate leadership skills and have the aspiration to become a senior leader. We are an inclusive school and we welcome applications from both Catholics and non Catholics.

The school will be holding an evening for all interested candidates on the 7th March at 5pm. This will be an informal opportunity to meet the English team,
senior leadership, tour the school and meet some pupils. Light refreshments will be provided and there will be opportunities to ask any questions. Candidates are not required to attend, but it is an excellent opportunity to see what the department and school is 'all about'. If you would like to attend
please contact the school in advance.

Please download the linked documentation:

Full Job Advertisement.pdf

Director of Learning - English Candidate Pack.pdf

Application Form.doc

Completed application forms should be returned to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Years 8 and 10 Internal Exams

gymYears 8 and 10 internal exams will commence Monday 30th January and end Friday 10th February.

Students have been informed via letter and assemblies. Students have been given a revision schedule to plan their revision.

Good examination outcomes are fundamental to young people's employment and education prospects and we want to try and help your child achieve the best possible results. It would be greatly appreciated that you could support your child at home and ensure they revise for all exams. Examination timetables will be distributed shortly and are also linked below:

Year 8 Examinations Letter

Year 8 Revision Schedule

Year 8 Examinations Timetable

Year 10 Examinations Letter

Year 10 Revision Schedule

Year 10 Examinations Timetable


Teacher of R.E. Vacancy (Maternity Cover)

vacancies2The governing body is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic teacher of Religious Education (Maternity). Please download the linked documentation:

Teacher of R.E. - Candidate Pack.pdf

Full Job Advert -Teacher of R.E..pdf

Application Form.doc

Completed application forms should be returned to:  


YEPS Spring Term Timetable 2017

YEPSPlease download the timetable for YEPS events taking place between 16th January and 24th March 2017. YEPS Cardinal Newman Spring Term 2017.pdf


Year 11 English Literature 'Of Mice and Men' Guidance

gymIn preparation for the English Literature exam on Wednesday 4th January all candidates should:

1. Read a chapter of the book each night to fully understand the text.

2. Use the resources below to create their own revision notes. Remember to think about the plot, context, characters, themes and form, structure and language.

3. Also please follow the link to some BBC resources. BBC Bitesize - Of Mice and Men

Resources to download: Revision Booklet 1.pdf, Revision Booklet 2.pdf, Approaching extract questions.pdf, Approaching the essay questions.pdf, Of Mice and Men - Background.pdf, Of Mice and Men - Characters.pdf, Past questions.pdf, Quotations for revision.pdf, Steinbeck's style.pdf, Revision notes with quotes.pdf.


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