Cardinal Newman Collegehttp://www.cardinalnewman.org.uk/
Located in Lancashire, Cardinal Newman College is a sixth form Catholic college that offers a range of courses as well as skill development programmes. Students can choose from a number of A Level courses for subjects such as law, film studies and accounting. Foundation and intermediate courses as well as entry level courses are also available. These teach essential skills and are tailor-made to suit the needs of the students.
At Cardinal Newman College, each student is assigned a personal tutor with whom they must meet with regularly, either on an informal basis or in group sessions. The college also provides students with study support, which can help disabled students or those with special needs. Students who need special attention in certain areas can also seek help. Apart from their personal tutor, students can also get aid from the guidance counsellor for confidential assistance.
Cardinal Newman College also offers financial assistance to students who qualify, which includes Education Maintenance Allowance and subsidised transport options. The college also offers guidance in career planning and for those who are looking to pursue higher education courses. The college also offers a number of enrichment programmes for students. These include taking part in Maths and Science Olympics, taking trips to other countries and listening to guest speakers. Gifted and talented students are given the opportunity to join the National Association of Gifted and Talented Youth, which gives them the chance to take part in a number of residential and non-residential courses.
Cardinal Newman College
Larkhill Road, PR1 4HD, Preston
Lancashire, North West Region
Tel: 01772 460181/3, Fax: 01772 204 671