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    • Resignation of Bishop Kieran

      date posted: Monday 29 Sep 2014

      We were saddened to hear that Bishop Kieran has stepped down. We want to thank him for being such a good pastor and a great friend to our school and all of those involved in Catholic education.  During his time as Bishop of Arundel and Brighton he demonstrated a true affinity with young people whom he continually encouraged in their personal and spiritual journey.

    • Verdi’s La Traviata at Glyndebourne Opera House

      date posted: Thursday 25 Sep 2014

      The Music Department are running a trip to watch a production of Verdi’s La Traviata at Glyndebourne Opera House on Tuesday 14th October. Students who would like to take part are welcome to collect a letter from the Music Office. 

    • Year 7 Parents/Carers

      date posted: Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

      A Change of date!

      The form tutor meeting with parents which was scheduled for Wednesday 22nd October 2014 is now going to take place on Wednesday 15th October 2014. Letters regarding the evening will be posted home at the beginning of October.

    • Wednesday 17th September (6.30pm- 7.30pm)

      date posted: Wednesday 17 Sep 2014

      An Information Evening for Year 12 Parents and Carers

      'Why Year 12 is so important'

      This evening will take place on the ground floor of the new Sixth Form Building, Newman College. There will be presentations from Mr P. Clingan (Director of Sixth Form), Mr S. Farrell (Senior Tutor, Year 12) and a visiting speaker from the University of Sussex Admissions and Widening Participation Team.

      Please park in the front of the school and walk through St. Mary's Building to access Newman College, located at the back of the campus.

      We look forward to seeing you there.

    • Year 6 Open Evening - Wednesday 1st October 2014 from 4.00 – 7.30pm

      date posted: Tuesday 16 Sep 2014

      This is an opportunity for students and their families who are interested in applying for a place at Cardinal Newman Catholic School to come and visit the school.  The evening is open to all prospective parents and children.  Parking will be available on-site.  Once parked please feel free to explore the school. You will be given a map of the school and a directory of events as you enter the building.   There will be plenty of student helpers around the building if you need any assistance during the evening.  The Headteacher’s presentation will be at 4.30pm, 5.30pm and 6.30pm in the Chapel where you will also be able to collect our Prospectus and supplementary information application form.
      We will also have some organised school tours between 7th and 20th October 2014.   Please contact the school for information of dates and times, after the Open Evening has been held.

      The school will close at 1.30pm in order for the departments to prepare for the Open Evening. Students who are not helpers will leave at 1.30 pm.

      The Dining Room will be open for 2nd break as normal for those who wish to use it. At 2.00 pm students who are helping should either report to their Pastoral Leader of the subject area where they are helping (unless instructed otherwise). Those students who are not helping and have to remain in school until 3.00 pm for transport reasons must go to the Library at 2.05 pm where they will be supervised.

    • A-Level Results

      date posted: Thursday 28 Aug 2014

      Students at Newman College – the Sixth Form of Cardinal Newman Catholic School and the largest school Sixth Form in Brighton and Hove -have once again achieved some of the best A-level results in the country. Overall there was considerable improvement on the results achieved last year.
       
      20 of our students (over 10% of Year 13) achieved 3 or more A grades, with one student achieving 4 A* grades and three students achieving 3 A*. A further 12 students achieved at least two A grades. These incredible A and A* grades were attained across a full range of subjects/ curriculum areas.

      48% of all entries gained A*-B at A level while 74% of entries were graded A*-C.
       
      As our Sixth Form continues to expand and flourish– with our brand new university style Sixth Form block opening in September -we look forward to even greater success in years to come. We wish our students the very best for the future, which for many of them will include taking up places at some of the country’s best universities, including Oxford and Cambridge.

    • GCSE Results

      date posted: Wednesday 27 Aug 2014

      Year 11 Students at Cardinal Newman Catholic School this year achieved some of the best individual results in the country. 5 students achieved 10 or more A* grades while a further 28 students achieved 10 or more A*or A grades.

      Over 7 out of 10 students gained 5 or more A*-C grades while over 60%  achieved 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Mathematics. 99.7% achieved at least one GCSE grade.

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    Dr. J. Kilmartin

    Headteacher

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