Catholic education backs NSW Government’s anti-bullying push IMAGE Catholic Schools

Catholic education backs NSW Government’s anti-bullying push

July 26, 2017 Jim Hanna

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) today welcomed the NSW Government’s new anti-bullying resources, calling them a practical, evidence-based approach to tackling bullying in all of its contexts.

Barbecue tradition continues to raise funds IMAGE Catholic Schools

Barbecue tradition continues to raise funds

July 25, 2017 Sonya Boslem

For over 10 years, the Snags R Us initiative has continued to support school and parish events at Toronto through raising funds with a delicious barbecue lunch.

Holy Name celebrates NAIDOC Day IMAGE Catholic Schools

Holy Name celebrates NAIDOC Day

July 24, 2017 Simone Maloney

On Friday 21 July, Holy Name Primary School, Forster, celebrated NAIDOC day with traditional games, art and craft activities, cooking and storytelling.

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Visit by Professor Massimo Faggioli IMAGE Opinion & Comment

DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Visit by Professor Massimo Faggioli

July 24, 2017 Dr Michael Slattery

Last week the CSO RE & Spirituality Team hosted Professor Massimo Faggioli from Villa Nova Pensylvannia who addressed several diocesan groups on Vatican II and its history, relevance and impact upon society and the Catholic Church fifty years since the event.

Professor Massimo Faggioli visits our Diocese IMAGE Catholic Schools

Professor Massimo Faggioli visits our Diocese

July 20, 2017 Brian Lacey

On Tuesday 18 July, Principals, Religious Education Coordinators and Ministry Coordinators welcomed one of the world’s foremost authorities on Vatican II and Pope Francis, Professor Massimo Faggioli, to present a seminar on the implications for those working in Catholic schools.

A Student Well-Being and Mental Health Framework for Secondary Schools IMAGE Catholic Schools

A Student Well-Being and Mental Health Framework for Secondary Schools

July 19, 2017 Paul Sleishman

MindMatters has been an important student mental health and well-being initiative across Australia for many years, particularly for our secondary schools in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

Local business lends a hand at St Columban's IMAGE Catholic Schools

Local business lends a hand at St Columban's

July 18, 2017 Danielle Reed

Last week, 18 team members from local business Cummins Newcastle, volunteered two days of their time to 'spruce up' St Columban's Primary School, Mayfield, in preparation for the upcoming Centenary celebrations.

Students from St Joseph's learn to save lives IMAGE Catholic Schools

Students from St Joseph's learn to save lives

July 13, 2017 Aaron Moon

Since 2014, the school community at St Joseph’s Primary School, Denman, have been making CPR lessons for Years 3 to 6 a priority.