Visit From Mayor

Mayor with Student CouncilThe school were very pleased to welcome past pupil and Mayor of RCT Rhys Lewis to the school this week.

Councillor Lewis took a tour of the school, meeting pupils and getting involved in lessons. He also met with the school council for a rigorous question and answer session.

Councillor Lewis is the youngest ever Mayor of RCT and is probably the youngest ever in the country!




Shakespeare Schools Festival 2016

SSFstageOn 21st November 2016 at the Muni Arts Centre our Year 10 GCSE Drama group performed their modern interpretation of The Taming of the Shrew.

The Shakespeare Schools Festival called it "A challenging and intelligent Taming of the Shrew!" and the full appraisal is well worth a read:

Cardinal Newman School Apraisal




School Blazer Consultation 2017

Blazer ConsultationThe school is consulting on the introduction of blazers as part of our school uniform. It is proposed that the blazers will be phased in from September 2017 and become compulsory from September 2018. Blazers will be compulsory for the new Year 7 and Year 12 in September 2017. The consultation closes on Friday 3rd February. Responses should be sent to the school admin email by this date.


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


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