COVID-19 update 5 August, 2021

Published 5/08/2021

The safety and wellbeing of our community, students and staff remains paramount. The Catholic Schools Office is continuing to follow advice from the NSW Government and currently, t…

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VET Student of the Year Award

Published 22/07/2021

Nominations are now open for schools to select their finalist for the inaugural Diocesan VET Student of the Year. This award recognises the achievements of a Year 12 student who ha…

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Staged progression

Published 19/06/2021

A school administration mishap in 2001 has been the making of one of the state's leading drama teachers. Callam Howard, then a painfully shy 13-year-old boy attending St Catherine'…

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Performing resilience

Published 17/06/2021

Saint Mary MacKillop said “never see a need without doing something about it”. Twelve years ago, longstanding Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle Creative Arts Co-ordinator Lisa Little s…

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ASPIRE presents The Masked DJ

Published 10/06/2021

From Wednesday 21 to Saturday 24 July, performers representing Catholic schools will take to the stage over five performances at the Civic Theatre. In its tenth year, ASPIRE featur…

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ASPIRE unmasks original beats

Published 24/05/2021

The depth of talent and strength of the students in the Diocese blows me away.  The ASPIRE Song Competition is in its ninth year and provides students with the opportunity to creat…

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