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What Our Students Say

Our students really enjoy studying at Cardinal Newman. Our aim as a college is to provide an environment that is happy, safe and supportive to encourage not only exam success but the development of the whole person.

Here is what our students say about us:

Joshua Smith

Previous School: Balshaws

Subjects: Performing Arts

“Newman has given me some of the best experiences of my life. I would advise anyone looking at Colleges to pick the one you feel the best connection with, don’t base your decision on others as you can have so many great experiences on your own path.”

Harvey Brittain

Previous School: Broughton

Subjects: Music Performance, Music Technology and German

“My advice to Year 11 students is choose courses that you want to study, don’t just follow your friends and don’t worry about fitting in, you’ll meet lots of new people!”

Sorcha O’Grady

Previous School: St Cecilia’s

Subjects: Philosophy, Sociology and German

“I chose to study at Newman because it has an excellent reputation. The teachers are so passionate about their subjects and the College really prepares you for life after Newman.”

Jacob Hall

Previous School: Holy Cross

Subjects: Modern World History, Geography and Business Studies

“My advice for students in Year 11 would be to attend as many Open Events as possible to find the college that is the right fit for you.”

Kirsty Rushton

Previous School: Carr Hill

Subjects: Sport

“I chose to study Sport at Newman as I had heard lots of good things about the course and its high pass rate. I would highly recommend the college as it’s a great place, the teachers are excellent and every part of my Newman experience has been enjoyable.”

Mateen Keshan

Previous School: Lytham St Anne’s

Subjects: Business Studies and Sport

“I chose to study at Newman because of the consistent high grades that students get and the excellent facilities on offer.”

Alice Marshall

Previous School: St Michael’s

Subjects: Maths, Chemistry and Further Maths

“At Newman everyone is reallyvfriendly and you get lots of supportvwith your studies. I feel Newman hasvbeen a really helpful step towardsvmy future career.”

Jake Hulme

Previous School: Broughton

Subjects: Business Studies, Accounting and Maths

“The tutors at Newman are always happy to help and explain things if you don’t understand and they give you a lot more freedom compared to School.”

Harrison Botes

Previous School: Our Lady’s High School

Subjects: PE, English Combined and Criminology

“My favourite thing about Newman is the friendly atmosphere and inspiring teaching.”

Alexandria Walmsley

Previous School: Garstang Academy

Subjects: Children’s Play, Learning & Development, Health & Social Care and Sociology

“I loved the atmosphere at Newman when I visited on the Open Days. The teachers were so kind and welcoming, I just knew that Newman was the right College for me.”


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Cardinal Newman College,
Lark Hill Road, Preston, Lancashire. PR1 4HD