Cardinal Newman College
Lancashire, United Kingdom
About Cardinal Newman College
Cardinal Newman College is a mixed, non-selective, Roman Catholic further education college in Lancashire, serving students from the age of 16 and above. The college, situated in Preston has over 2,000 students attend every year.
Cardinal Newman College offers a range of courses, including A levels, BTEC qualifications and GCSE resits. It was identified by Ofsted as outstanding in 2009. The college was founded and is part of the Catholic Church.
Values and vision
Cardinal Newman College’s vision is to be a centre of excellence, serving students from the local community and embracing its values of faith, respect and trust. It is vital to the college that students develop intellectually, socially and spiritually. Diverstiy is celebrated at the college and staff work to help students discover their individual talents and gifts in an inclusive, welcoming, supportive and happy learning environment. Students are encouraged to contribute as active citizens and to seek out positive change. Cardinal Newman College believes in nurturing students as individuals and encourages them to explore their interests outside the classroom through participating in extra-curricular activities. These include volunteering opportunities, such as working at a soup kitchen, going on trips around the UK and abroad or joining a new club, which range from the writing group to the Dr Who society.
“Cardinal Newman is an outstanding Catholic college in every aspect. The inclusive ethos provides a strong foundation, upon which respect of different faiths and cultures allows its students to thrive and develop as individuals in an atmosphere of mutual respect. Expectations and standards are very high throughout the college.”