The mission of Cardinal Hume School is to develop each member of the school community so that everyone involved can reach her/his full potential in the light of the teaching of Christ and the values portrayed in the Gospels.

Born George Hume in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1923 to a Scottish father and French Catholic mother. He is remembered for his work with the homeless, his love of football and for uniting his church to a state of harmony not previously seen for 400 years.