KS4 – KS5 Study Trip to Poland

2nd July 2017 – 5th July 2017

World War destruction and years of communist rule have done much to damage Poland’s heritage. Yet amazingly the ancient royal city of Krakow survives and with its medieval market square and Grand Cloth Hall, the city rivals the beauty of Prague and Vienna.

School trips to Krakow are ideal for history, Philosophy, RE and law students, as well as anyone with a passion for new places and learning. This city is home to the Jewish quarter where Schindler’s List was filmed and perhaps more importantly, Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. Students will be able to really savour the harsh realities of Nazi occupation, by learning of the horrors of WWII and more about the Jewish people and their struggle.

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Barcelona July 2017

We have now had confirmation to take 70 students to Barcelona.  We are in the process of putting together our final list of students.  We will have this in the first week back after half term.  Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Please email lbutler@jhncc.org for further details.

Our four-night school tour to Barcelona will take place from 9th July – 13th July. Barcelona is an exciting destination that will provide your child with inspiration and experiences that will stay with them for life.

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Girls’ Football Tournament

On Monday 17th October JHNCC hosted a girls’ 7 a-side football tournament, in celebration of Girls’ Football Week. Three schools from the local area came over to play on our fantastic new 3G pitch and there was some great football on show. Fourteen of our Year 7 girls took part in this event and were a credit to our school. Four of our Year 9 students refereed all the games and received praise from the other schools for their leadership skills. Congratulations to all those involved!

Year 13’s Aiming High

A cohort of our Year 13 students successfully completed a series of prestigious extra-curricular summer school programmes during the summer holidays. All of the students worked on their applications alongside their studies and exam preparation, in addition to their contributions to the wider school community.

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Year 12 Induction 2016

Wednesday 7th September saw our new Year 12 cohort begin their induction programme. The day began with an introduction to the college by the Principal, who shared John Henry Newman’s words with the students. Continue reading

Announcing another set of incredible results

The Class of 2016 are celebrating the best GCSE results ever and we are delighted that so many students have achieved results that give them a passport to an exciting future.  The College has continued to buck the national trend in the decline in GCSE results with an outstanding 79% of students attaining a A*-C GCSE pass in English, 75% attaining a A*-C GCSE pass in Maths. Overall, 71% of students achieved 5 good GCSE passes or equivalent and over 30% of students achieved the English Ebacc qualification. The number of A*/A passes has reached a record high. These results are exceptional given the context that 60% of Year 11 students were eligible for free school meals and show what can be achieved for our ambitious students, whatever their circumstances.
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