Former Cardinal Heenan pupil Richard Burgon, MP for Leeds East, will be the guest speaker at our Presentation Evening on Thursday 2 November.  Richard is currently Shadow Secretary of State for Justice and Shadow Lord Chancellor.  He studied English Literature at St John's College, Cambridge, where he was chair of Cambridge University Labour Club.

P upils joined the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Walsingham on Saturday 30 September.  This wonderful event enabled parishes and schools to come together for sharing of faith, reflection and prayer.  The day started early with a 6.30am departure and included visits to the Catholic and Anglican shrines to Our Lady.  Our pupils took part in all aspects of the pilgrimage with enthusiasm and were a credit to the school.  Special thanks to Mrs Holder, Chaplaincy Coordinator, and Mr Wicker, Curriculum Leader for Religious Education, for leading the visit.

Parents of pupils currently in primary schools are invited to see our pupils and staff in action on a typical working day.  Two guided tours will take place at 9.30am and 11.30am.  Please book your place by ringing Mrs Martland on 887 3240.

Miss Bishop is delighted with the numbers attending hockey training this term.  Boys and girls in Years 7, 9 and 10 are well represented.  Sessions take place every Thursday on the astro turf pitches at the Adel War Memorial sports ground. Fixtures for both boys and girls sides will begin shortly.

Parents of Year 11 pupils are reminded that an Information Evening will take place on Thursday 12 October at 7.00pm in the School Hall.  This is an opportunity to learn about the support on offer to Year 11 pupils who are preparing for the new specification GCSEs.  Presentations will be made on the course content and grading system for the new GCSE examinations which will be examined for the first time in summer 2018. Please return the reply slips to Mrs Welbourne in school or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm attendance.

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