Schools in the Manning region celebrate NAIDOC Week  IMAGE Catholic Schools

Schools in the Manning region celebrate NAIDOC Week

July 06, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

The theme for NAIDOC Week 2017, ‘Our Languages Matter’, was celebrated through special ceremonies, Indigenous games, traditional song and dance, storytelling, artwork, and guest speakers in the Manning region.

Do you know the hoarders next door? IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Do you know the hoarders next door?

July 05, 2017 Comments Anna Kerrigan

Hoard: a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use.

I have always been slightly obsessed with hoarders and what makes them tick.

Launch of learning framework for Catholic schools IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Launch of learning framework for Catholic schools

July 05, 2017 Comments Kathryn Fox

The culmination of over two years planning and consultation about what ‘learning’ means and looks like for our Catholic schools came about recently with the launch of a Learning Framework.

Making girls strong starts young IMAGE Aurora Magazine

Making girls strong starts young

July 05, 2017 Comments Steve Biddulph

It all begins in your arms. You look down at your newborn baby daughter, and have such intense feelings. Tenderness, love, fierce protectiveness swirl inside you as you wonder how her life will unfold. 

Schools throughout Newcastle celebrate NAIDOC IMAGE Catholic Schools

Schools throughout Newcastle celebrate NAIDOC

July 04, 2017 Amanda Skehan, Gabrielle Sutherland

The 2017 NAIDOC theme - Our Languages Matter - aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites through story and song.

Schools raise awareness for poverty and homelessness IMAGE Catholic Schools

Schools raise awareness for poverty and homelessness

July 03, 2017 Alyssa Faith

Students and staff throughout the diocese raised needed funds for homelessness this month through national and school pyjama days and sleepout events.

St Michael’s make the state finals IMAGE Catholic Schools

St Michael’s make the state finals

July 01, 2017 Helen Bourne

On Wednesday 28 June the rugby team from St Michael’s Primary School, Nelson Bay, played in the Primary Schools Rugby 7s State Finals at The King’s School, Parramatta.

Gail Mabo visits St Francis Xavier's College IMAGE Catholic Schools

Gail Mabo visits St Francis Xavier's College

June 29, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

Last week, St Francis Xavier’s College, Hamilton, had a very special visitor to the school for NAIDOC Week, Gail Mabo.