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Cardinal Newman is the 2nd highest performing college nationally

Student's have achieved the best results ever!

We are celebrating the best results ever as the return to exam-based results has signalled a return to huge successes for our students.


Results 2022
Results Day 2020 students celebrate

A-Level and BTEC Results

Results day badge 77%

4 out of 5 students achieved A*-B

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Results day trophy 84%

of A-Level Students achieved one high grade - A*- B

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Results day award 82.5%

BTEC students achieving Distinction * - Distinction

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Student Success

Lucy Winrow

Sport D*D*D*

Previous School: Tarleton Academy

Progression: Lancaster University to study Sport & Exercise Science

“I have thoroughly enjoyed the sports course at Newman and made some amazing memories and friends. The counsellors and the support as a whole here at College have really helped me during my time here.” 

Lucy Winrow celebrating on results day

Christopher Gudgeon

Computer Science (A*), Maths (A*), Further Maths (A*)

Progression: Computer Science at Cambridge University

School: Longridge High School

‘I’ve had a fantastic time at Newman, it’s been fun and I’ve enjoyed all of my subjects. It’s such a diverse college, where you can truly be yourself. I enjoyed coming to Newman every single day!’

Christopher Gudgeon progressing to study Computer Science at Cambridge University

Louana Avison

A-Levels in Maths (A*), Further Maths (A*), French (A*)

Progression: Lancaster University – Maths & French Studies

Former School: Brownedge St Mary’s High School

“The teachers at Newman are really supportive. They always respond super quickly and are happy to go over things with you if you need.”

Louana Avison

Archie Hingley

Mathematics (A*), Chemistry (A*), Physics (A)

Progression: Degree Apprenticeship at BAE in Aerospace

Former School: Lytham St Anne’s High


Archie Hingley progressing to a Degree Apprenticeship at BAE in Aerospace

Lucy Clarkson

Health & Social Care D*D*D*

Former School: All Hallows RC High School
Progression: Adult Nursing at University of Central Lancashire

“It has been challenging at times, but so worth it as I have really enjoyed my time at Newman.” Lucy works part time in a care home supporting residents in their day-to-day lives, which has undoubtedly helped her gain valuable experience and helped her secure her place at university. 

Lucy Clarkson on results day

David Glendinning

Biology (A*), Mathematics (A*), Modern History (A*), Chemistry (A*)

Progression: Medicine at Newcastle University

Former School: Archbishop Temple School

“I really liked the flexibility of the day and the way that the timetable enabled you to manage your own time. The teachers are engaged and very hands on with your learning.”

David Glendinning progressing to study Medicine at Newcastle University

Ella Stevenson

Dance (A*),  Sociology (A*), Criminology (A*)

Progression: Dance at Liverpool Media Academy

Former School: St Wilfrid’s Academy

I am so excited to be going to LMA, I loved it when I went to look around, it is so modern and welcoming. I really enjoyed the Dance A-Level at Newman.  I was in such a close knit, friendly class where we all got on so well.”


Ella Stevenson achieved 4 A stars

Beam Tammaraksa

Sociology (A*), Business Studies (A*), Psychology (A)

Progression: Sheffield University – Chinese Studies

Former School: Albany Academy

“Newman has helped me massively, the teachers couldn’t have been more supportive and friendly.”

Beam Tammaraksa

Hiba Zahid

Biology (A*), Mathematics (A*), Chemistry (A*), Psychology (A*)

Progression: Dentistry at Birmingham University

Former School: Tauheedul Islam Girls High School

“Chemistry was my favourite course and the teachers really helped you and put in so much effort to help me achieve my grades!”

Hiba Zahid achieved 4 A stars


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