Newman Catholic College

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Newman Catholic College
Established 1958
Type Voluntary aided school
Religion Roman Catholic
Headteacher Mr Coyle
Chair of Governors Paul O'Shea
Location Harlesden Road
NW10 3RN
51°32′16″N 0°14′19″W / 51.5378°N 0.2386°W / 51.5378; -0.2386Coordinates: 51°32′16″N 0°14′19″W / 51.5378°N 0.2386°W / 51.5378; -0.2386
Local authority Brent
DfE URN 101564 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 760
Gender Boys
Ages 11–19

Newman Catholic College (formerly Cardinal Hinsley Maths and Computing College) is an all-boys Catholic school, located in the London Borough of Brent. The school has a student age range of 11–19 years old and is Voluntary Aided. Newman College (before the name change) was founded in 1958. Half of the school's students have English as a second language. The headteacher is Mr Coyle and the Chair of Governors is Mr Paul O'Shea

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Bomb Threat[edit]

On 27 November 2012 students and teachers were evacuated from Newman Catholic College in Harlesden following reports of a bomb in the school’s grounds. Police were called to Newman Catholic College in Harlesden Road, Harlesden. Students and staff were evacuated and the surrounding area was cordoned off for public safety while an explosive dog unit was called to search the area. However, nothing was found and the area was reopened at 10:20am. Police have investigated an allegation of malicious communication.[4]

Departure Of Staff[edit]

Of 50 teachers at the Roman Catholic boys' school in Harlesden, 26 left in 2000. Documents obtained by the Guardian include a letter by union representatives to the chairman of governors, John Fox, alleging that the school environment had become "unsafe for pupils and staff". [5]


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