Cardinal Newman Catholic School
Who we are
Cardinal Newman Catholic School is a large 11-18 Catholic mixed comprehensive school established to serve the many local parishes. As such it draws students from West Sussex, East Sussex and the unitary authority of Brighton & Hove. At Cardinal Newman Catholic School students are welcomed into a community that prides itself on its care for each individual.
Our school mission statement celebrates the uniqueness of each person. We recognise the personal and academic differences within our student body and it is our goal to offer the appropriate level of support and challenge that ensures individual growth and success.
What specialist services and expertise are available at or accessed by the school?
- BHISS - Brighton & Hove Inclusion Support Service, which includes:
educational psychologists; family support workers; primary mental health workers; specialist SEN teachers and specialist SEN practitioners
- Chaplaincy Team
- Counselling services
- EMAS (Ethnic Minority Achievement Service)
- Fostering / Adoption Team (attachment)
- Integrated Team for Families (ITF)
- Learning Mentor
- Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Adviser
- Off The Fence
- RU-ok? (Youth Offending Service)
- School Nurses
- Occupational Therapy
- On site Matron
- Speech and Language
- Social Services
- Youth Workers
What training and experience have the staff supporting children with Special Educational Needs and/or disabilities had or having?
We access training from some of the services above. We have a CCET (Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing) qualified member of staff.
- Accessible toilet(s)
- Accessible changing facilities
- Lifts; Ramp
- Stair rails
- Some adapted furniture
- Evacuation chairs