Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College

Luton, United Kingdom

Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College

Cardinal Newman Catholic School is a specialist science school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 18. It was founded in September 1968 and is a Roman Catholic school. It used to be a voluntary aided school but gained academy status in September 2015. It is located in the town of Luton, in Bedfordshire. There are around 1,435 pupils enrolled at the school. There are also 200 on the roll in sixth form. 


Joe Richardson 

Values and Vision

Cardinal Newman Catholic School follows the values of Jesus Christ. The children must work hard to achieve outstanding results. Students should use their faith to help others in the community. Every person who attends the school is nurtured and their needs are fulfilled. Parents and people in the local society are valued. Pupils are taught to be respectful of others and behave well, with the aim of developing into strong, independent adults.

Ofsted report

“The school provides a good education for its students. This good provision includes their personal development as well as academic achievement. Students who need extra help are given good support. As a result, they are making at least as good progress as others and the gaps between different groups are closing. Teaching is good. Some is outstanding and no teaching is inadequate. Teachers have high expectations of their students. They plan challenging and interesting lessons, as a result, students achieve well. Students behave well in lessons. Around the school they are very polite, friendly and helpful. Students’ results are above average in English and mathematics.”

View Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College’s latest Ofsted report    

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Address: Warden Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 597125