St Robert of Newminster Catholic School
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|St. Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided School and Sixth Form College|
Biddick Lane, Biddick
|Type||Voluntary aided school|
|Motto||'Sic Luceat Lux Vestra' - 'Let your light shine.'|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Local authority||Sunderland City Council|
|Department for Education URN||108870 Tables|
|Chair of Governors||Mr Gregory Moorhouse|
|Head teacher||Mr Dean Juric|
|Age||11 to 18|
|Houses||Finchale, Whitby, Durham and Lindisfarne_________|
|Colour(s)||Finchale - blue, Whitby - green, Durham - red and Lindisfarne - yellow|
St Robert of Newminster Catholic School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form college located in Washington in the City of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. The school is named after Saint Robert of Newminster. Mr Dean Juric is currently head teacher and Mr Gregory Moorhouse chair of governors. The school's former executive headteacher, Nick Hurn, was awarded the OBE for services to education. St Robert of Newminster Catholic School is a voluntary aided school and sixth form administered by Sunderland City Council and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. The school also has a specialism in the humanities. It offers GCSEs and BTECs.
Notable former pupils
- Jordan Pickford, goalkeeper for Everton and England
- Ethan Robson, professional footballer for Sunderland
- Paul Coughlin, cricketer
- Bridget Phillipson, Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Houghton and Sunderland South (2010–present)
- Si King, Hairy Bikers member
- Paul Thirwell, Footballer
- Official school website; accessed 8 May 2015.
- "Headteacher's Welcome, St Robert of Newminster School". www.strobertofnewminster.co.uk.
- Template:Cité web
- "Jordan Pickford School". Retrieved 24 January 2018.
- "Ethan Robson Profile". Sunderland A.F.C. Retrieved 3 October 2017.
- "Bridget Phillipson: Houghton & Sunderland South constituency election results". Retrieved 5 September 2017.
- "Si King reference". 24 July 2014.
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