Cardinal Pole Catholic School community celebrated another set of outstanding A Level and vocational results last Thursday and a pleasing set of GCSE results. A Level Students were delighted with their achievements, ensuring that they secured their place at university, including prestigious Russell Group Universities such as UCL, Warwick, Kings College London, Southampton, Loughborough and Birmingham.
Our A level results are among the top in the country with 74% passes at grades A*-C.
Thomas More died on 6 July 1535 as a martyr, an opponent of the Protestant Reformation.The steadfastness and courage with which More held on to his religious convictions in the face of ruin and death is an example to all.
Saint Francis was an Italian Catholic Friar who gave up a life of wealth to establish a religious order serving the poor – the Franciscans. Saint Francis dedicated his life to carrying out the work, of Christ, caring for the poor and seeking peace.
Cardinal Reginald Pole was a key figure in the court of King Henry VIII whose family was persecuted as a result of his refusal to accept the King’s marriage to Anne Boleyn. His example of wisdom and humility teaches us to hold true to our values even in adversity.
Saint Josephine was a Sudanese-born former slave, who became a Roman Catholic Nun in Italy.Her story of deliverance from physical slavery inspires all those praying for deliverance from spiritual slavery.
Blessed Mother Teresa established the missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. Her mission: to give “wholehearted and free service to the poorest of the poor”.