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Early education: a vision for the future

April 24, 2018 Britten Thompson

After opening early education centres in Chisholm, Cardiff and Lochinvar this year, you might think Diocesan Chief Executive Officer, Sean Scanlon has plans to rest on his laurels - but there’s no rest and relaxation when it comes to St Nicholas early education.

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Spirit of the ANZACs

April 24, 2018 Amy Theodore

Students from St Michael’s Primary School, Nelson Bay, are showing their support for our ANZACs with the creation of care packages.

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Establishing communication friendly learning environments

April 23, 2018 Rachel Furniss

Data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children indicates that between 22.3 and 24.5% of children have a speech, language or communication disorder when commencing school and around 11% of NSW students in secondary schools have a communication disorder. 

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National Catholic Education Commission paper a tool for religious education

April 18, 2018 Brian Lacey

The National Catholic Education Commission has released a new paper aimed at assisting in the development and implementation of religious education in Catholic schools in a modern world.

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St Pius X bring a Disney classic to life

April 17, 2018 Amy Theodore

Students of St Pius X High School, Adamstown, received rave reviews for their production of ‘The Little Mermaid Jnr’.

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Lochinvar’s award winning architecture

April 16, 2018 Amy Theodore

The new development at St Patrick’s Primary School, Lochinvar, designed by SHAC Architects, has won the Newcastle Architecture Award for Educational Architecture.

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Ben Simmons goes for NBA playoff glory

April 13, 2018 Britten Thompson

Ben Simmons, the former St Francis Xavier’s Primary School student and local boy made good in the NBA, is preparing to lead his team - the Philadelphia 76ers - to playoff glory as they face off against the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2018 playoffs.

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Best foot forward

April 13, 2018 Bernadette Duggan

Fifteen young football hopefuls representing the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle recently put their skills to the test at this year’s State Catholic Polding AFL trials.