Blessed John Henry Newman RC College
Oldham, United Kingdom
About Blessed John Henry Newman RC College
Blessed John Henry Newman RC College is a Roman Catholic Secondary School located in Chadderton, Greater Manchester. It falls under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford.
The school was formed in 2011 from the amalgamation of St Augustine of Canterbury RC High School in Werneth, Oldham and Our Lady’s RC High School in Royton. The merged school was originally based over the two former school sites, but moved to a new building.
"The college offers a chance to join a family of dedicated professionals, united in our mission to provide quality education, whilst celebrating the Catholic faith".
Mr Glyn Potts
Values and vision
Newman College cultivates and celebrates its distinct Catholic nature through the promotion of “Dignity and Excellence” for all members of its college family.
The college is committed to placing faith at its centre, promoting the Gospel values of love, service, courage and reconciliation from the physical and spiritual heart of its learning community. Triumphs and trials are viewed as a collective experience and shared as such.
Extra-curricular activities play an important role in the development of the individual at Newman RC College in the belief that they play an important role in developing students’ confidence, responsibility, leadership and communication skills.
Faculties organise a wide range of subject specific trips and visits to complement the work undertaken in the classroom. There is also a range of visits and opportunities to develop new skills both locally and abroad.
"There is a buzz around teaching. Teachers skilfully guide pupils to make good and better progress in all manner of different styles and techniques. Pupils make good progress due to high-quality, engaging teaching and learning".