Current House Standings
On July 1st 2016, Year 8 visited Blists Hill Victorian Town. The trip provided students with an exciting opportunity to experience daily life in Victorian England during the Industrial Revolution. They went around the town and participated in a range of activities, from finding cures in the chemist to talking about the ‘latest’ Paris fashions in the drapers.
ParentPay have introduced ‘My Account’. This is to make it easier to top-up your account and to give you flexibility to allocate money for different school items at different times.
This means once you have topped up your Account, you have to assign the money to the relevant payment items such as School Dinners, trips.
On 16th May, the Diamond Celebrations of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award were held in Buckingham Palace gardens. Mr Middleton received a plaque to acknowledge the role John Henry Newman Catholic College plays in delivering the DofE award, which was presented by James Haskell, the English rugby union player who currently plays for and captains Wasps in the Aviva Premiership and internationally for England.
Mr Middleton JHNCC representative (left) with James Haskell
Thursday 16 June 2016
University of Birmingham’s Research Park
The Design & Technology department selected 16 Key Stage 3 students, who show an excellent work ethic in the subject, to attend a STEM workshop hosted by First Edition. The venue for the workshop was the University of Birmingham’s Research Park and the students were accompanied by Mrs Griffiths and Mrs Jordan.
Last week, we were pleased to host the GSUS Live bus, a mobile interactive classroom designed to allow students to learn about Jesus’ teachings on fear, forgiveness and rejection.