Awards Evening 2017

On Tuesday the 18th of July, staff and students at John Henry Newman Catholic College gathered together to celebrate the achievements, successes, hard work and resilience that has been demonstrated throughout the year. The students recognised have consistently gone above and beyond in their pursuit of excellence. There were a range of awards given to students for both academic success and demonstrating our heart values. In addition, the audience were treated to a showcase of talent from our Performing Arts department. A massive congratulations to all students who received an award.

Oaker Wood Trip

On 21st June, forty-three Year 8 pupils set off to Oaker Wood Leisure in the Herefordshire countryside for 3 days of glamping and outdoor activities! The 3 days were full of adventure: rafting; paint-balling; high rope courses; crate staking; zip wiring; tree climbing; quad biking; team challenging; and of course – hide and seek in the dark! All pupils participated in each activity, showing high spirit and excellent team work. They were all a real pleasure to take on the trip.

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Year 12 Induction 2017

Tuesday 27th June saw our new Year 12 students begin their induction programme. The day began with an introduction to the college by the Sixth Form Leadership team. Students then completed a rotation of sample A-Level and BTEC lessons to get a taste of the more challenging studies they will commence in September. In each lesson, students were provided with ‘bridging’ work to complete over the summer in order to further aid their preparation for September. This work is available here and we encourage parents and carers to look over the work your son or daughter has been set, regularly checking their progress. Continue reading

Basketball April 2017

Last month, Mr Lane and Miss Price took JHNCC’s Basketball team to watch Worcester Wolves play Newcastle Eagles at Worcester Arena. The 10 pupils who attended witnessed an exhilarating match and fully enjoyed the experience of watching a professional basketball team compete in The British Basketball League. Continue reading