Secondary school

Local Offer

Yes (details below)
Broadway, Oldham, OL9 9QY


From 11 to 16 years old


Newman College is a secondary , voluntary aided school. Pupils are aged 11-16 of mixed gender. At Newman College we cultivate and celebrate our distinct Catholic nature through the promotion of ‘Dignity and Excellence' for all members of our College family.

Newman College is committed to placing faith at its centre, radiating the Gospel values of love, service, courage and reconciliation from the physical and spiritual heart of our learning community.

‘I am a link in a chain, a bond of connection between persons'.

At Newman College we celebrate collectively in our triumphs and we are united in our trials.

Link to Schools SEND information


Contact phone

0161 785 8858

Opening times

Monday to Friday 9am - 3.15pm
Ofsted URN: 136432

Ofsted rating


Local Offer details

The staff and governors of Blessed John Henry Newman RC College will endeavour to ensure that all SEND students achieve their God given potential, are fully included within the college community, are provided with every opportunity to achieve 'dignity and excellence' and make a successful transition to adulthood as confident and successful young people.

How do you identify special educational needs and disabilities?

If a child isn't performing as well as they should in any given lesson, the teacher will inform a member of the Inclusion Team. From this, oberservations will take place by the HLTA and conversations will be had with: pupil, parent and staff to decide on appropriate action. If you, as a parent, would like to raise concerns/ask for some adviceregardingyour child. Simply phone the school. You can talk to: the SENCO, a HLTA or a member of the pastrol team.

How do ensure a child’s education meets their needs?

At Newman we understand the importance of treating every child as an individual. The curriculm will be adapted to match each child's needs. There are many ways in which this can be done: lesson differentiation; one to one support; in class support; alternative provision or external agency support.

How will we know my child is progressing?

This would be personalised to each individual pupil. We assesspupils' progress in a variety of ways:termly progress checks; annual reviews; parent-child meeting; behaviour reports; academic reports andreward reports.

How will you support my child’s overall wellbeing?

All staff have CRBs and the majority of our staff are First Aid trained. We also have many safe guarding officers. At Newman College we are very proud of the pastrol support we offer. There is ample support available. We have pastrol co-ordinatiors attached to each year group. We have a room within the Inclusion Zone thats primary purpose is to ensure all pupils are safe and happy at our school; this areahas four members of staff: AnInclusion Zone Manager, oneLearning Mentorand two Key Workers. We also have a councilor service.

How will you support my child's needs?

Our school is a disability friendly school. There are no areas within the school that are inaccessable.