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Eight steps to studying at Cardinal Newman for 2019 Entry…

Step One: NOW: Do Your Research!

Pick up a copy of the College prospectus from school or download it from the College website and get reading. You can also find more details about all of the courses we offer at Newman right here.

Step Two: October 2018 – February 2019: Visit Us!

Open events at the College start in October. Make sure you visit us at one – it is a great way to find out what Newman has to offer. Our open events are:

Saturday 17th November 2018 – 10am – 1pm
Saturday 2nd February 2019 – 10am – 1pm

Step Three: October 2018 – February 2019: Apply!

Applications to Cardinal Newman open in October. You can apply online here. Simply click on the ‘Apply Now’ tab and follow the instructions. The initial application deadline is February 10th 2019 – so make sure yours is in on time! Any application received after the 10th February may be considered for interview.

Step Four: February – March 2019: Interviews

Interviews will take place at College between February and March and are the first chance the College will have to meet you, so it is important to be prompt, enthusiastic and smart.

Step Five: February – April 2019: Accept Your Place

If you were successful, after your interview you will receive a conditional offer letter. You need to log into the ‘Newman Portal’ (details of how to do this will be in your offer letter) and accept your place at Cardinal Newman! You must do this within 5 days of receiving your offer letter.

Step Six: Friday 28th June – Newman Festival

Once you have accepted your place at Cardinal Newman, you will be invited to attend Newman Festival on 28th June. It is a chance for you to test-drive the subjects that you have applied for, and it will be like your first day at Newman. You will meet the teachers, some of your classmates and learn all about the exciting opportunities available to you once you have enrolled!

Step Seven: August 2019: Enrol at Cardinal Newman

If you have accepted your place, you will receive a letter during the summer term with your enrolment date and time. GCSE results will be out on Thursday 22nd August 2019 and enrolment will take place from 22nd – 23rd August 2019.

Step Eight: September 2019: Start at Cardinal Newman!

September is here and the time has finally arrived for you to start at Newman! Don’t be nervous, everyone is really friendly and we will try our best to make you feel at home.


Are you ready to Apply? Click here to submit your online application.

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