Cardinal Newman College Preston

About Cardinal Newman College Preston

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 enrol every year.

Cardinal Newman College offers a range of courses, including A-Levels, BTEC, T-Level qualifications and GCSE resits. It was identified by Ofsted as outstanding in 2009. The College was founded and is part of the Catholic Church.


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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.


“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.

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