Remembrance Service

Remembrance Service

On Friday 9th November Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre invited local dignitaries and community members to join students, staff and Governors in their whole school act of remembrance. The school assembled on the lower field and heard Reverend Simon Mason...
Shooting down the Hillary Clinton myths

Shooting down the Hillary Clinton myths

Hillary Clinton came to visit Cheltenham to discuss, among other things, her hatred of Donald Trump! In the audience were forty students from nine surrounding schools and students studying journalism from Gloucestershire University.  The talk was based around an...
Royal Academy Exhibition, Sarah Gwyer

Royal Academy Exhibition, Sarah Gwyer

A former Newent Community School artist is delighted to have featured in one of the world’s most prestigious exhibitions. Following her success at the Royal Academy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition in London, Sarah Gwyer, who attended the Watery Lane school from Year Seven...
Mental Health Champion Award

Mental Health Champion Award

Newent Community School, Picklenash Junior and Glebe Infants are today celebrating achieving the Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning Mental Health Champions Award. Newent Community School is the first secondary school in the county to achieve the award and...
AS and A2 Summer Results 2017

AS and A2 Summer Results 2017

2017 has been another very successful year for our Year 13 students with a 98 % pass rate at A Level as well as in a range of other courses available at the school in the Sixth Form. It is particularly encouraging that we have seen an increase of 5% points in our A*-C...
Donation Received from The Siobhan Dowd Trust

Donation Received from The Siobhan Dowd Trust

Students at the school who do not speak English as their first language can now study ‘Hamlet’, ‘Of Mice and Men’, ‘A Christmas Carol’ and other set texts in their mother tongue. There are also books to read for enjoyment – the Harry Potter books, ‘Diary of a Wimpy...
Bark Project

Bark Project

This year, thirty one of our year 9 and year 10 students have had the fantastic opportunity to develop some street art skills as part of the ‘BARK’ initiative. BARK, developed by Susan McCarthy at GFAPS and funded by Arts Council England and The Summerfield Trust,...

Coast to Coast Cycle Ride

Twenty-one students, aged 11 to 18, and six members of Newent Community School staff will be taking part in the Coast to Coast ride from Whitehaven on the east coast to Tynemouth in the west. The 16 boys’ and five girls’ ambitious trek, combining arduous climbs with...