Inset Friday 6th October 2017

School  The school will be closed to pupils on Friday 6th October 2017 for staff training purposes.

The school will be open as normal for pupils on Monday 9th October 2017.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 September 2017 09:57


Director of Learning - History Vacancy

vacancies2The governing body is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Director of Learning History to join our outstanding department. The successful candidate will 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.

Please download the linked documentation:

Full Job Advertisement.pdf

Director of Learning - History 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. no later than Noon 13th October 2017

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 13:58


YEPS Timetables 2017

YEPSFrom Monday 18th September the Youth Engagement & Participation Service (YEPS) will be running activities for pupils during lunch and after school. 

The timetable for the Autumn Term can be found below:

 YEPS - Autumn Term Timetable 2017


Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 09:21


Student Health and Wellbeing Survey

SchoolThe school will shortly be taking part in the Student Health and Wellbeing Survey.

Led by Cardiff University in partnership with Welsh Government, Public Health Wales and Cancer Research the survey is undertaken every two years and is completely anonymous.

A letter for parents is linked below:

School Health and Wellbeing Survey Letter for Parents



Last Updated on Friday, 15 September 2017 09:02


Parental Governor Vacancies

SchoolThe School is seeking applications for two parent governor vacancies on our Board of Governors.

If you would be interested in joining, please can you submit a brief letter of application advising why you would like to join our Governing Body.

All applications should be emailed to the Clerk to the Governors at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , no later than Friday the 22nd September.



Last Updated on Monday, 11 September 2017 11:32


50 Years Celebratory Mass


Friday 8th September 2017
The Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saint Helen's Church, Caerphilly

We are having a Mass at 6.30pm on Friday 8th September at St Helen's Church to celebrate 50 years of Cardinal Newman.

Refreshments afterwards.

All welcome. Come along and join the celebration!


Last Updated on Thursday, 07 September 2017 08:37


New School Term September 2017

SchoolThe school will reopen to all pupils in Years 7-12  for the new school year on Wednesday 6th September 2017. 

Year 13 pupils will return on Thursday 7th September. Timetables available from Mrs Basini-Guy in room ND 342 from 9am to 9.30am.
Lessons to start at once.



Last Updated on Monday, 04 September 2017 13:28


GCSE Results 2017

GCSE 2017Congratulations to our Yr 11 and Yr 10 who received their GCSE results today. We are really pleased with what you all have achieved. There have also been some outstanding individual performances. We look forward to welcoming the majority back to the sixth form and we wish everyone the best in their chosen next steps.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 August 2017 09:35


2016-17 End of Year Message


It has been another exciting and fulfilling year at Cardinal Newman. We would like to thank parents for their ongoing support.

AS/ A-Level results day is the 17th August and will be at the college. GCSE results day is the 24th August. Results will be available from 9.30am on both days. Follow us on Twitter for regular updates throughout the holidays @CNSRCT.

We wish everyone a restful, enjoyable and safe break. We look forward to seeing all the pupils back safe and sound on the 6th September. God bless.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017 10:52


Post 16 Exam Results

2017 Post 16 croppedCongratulations to our A Level and AS students who achieved some of the best results we have ever had. Special congratulations to our two students who gained places at Oxford. So many of you are going off to top universities! We are so pleased to see you achieve the grades you need to get to the university you want. We are proud of all of you and it is great to see you going on to the next stage of your lives after seven years with us. Good luck and God bless.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 August 2017 10:51


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