2023 Father’s Day Celebrations

Last week schools across the Maitland-Newcastle Diocese celebrated Father’s Day, recognising the wonderful things that fathers, grandfathers and father figures do for our students every day.

Keep on reading to see what our schools did to celebrate Father's Day.

St Joseph’s Primary School, Wingham ‘DUGS’ Day Breakfast:

St Joseph’s Primary School, Wingham hosted a ‘DUGS’ Day Breakfast celebrating all Dads, Uncles, Grandfathers and Special Males (DUGs) in students' lives.

Students and DUGs loved spending time together whilst enjoying a delicious BBQ brekkie, a cuppa, red rover cross over and a game of handball.


St Columbus Primary School, Adamstown Father’s Day BBQ:

St Columbus Primary School, Adamstown celebrated Father’s Day by hosting a fun-filled afternoon.

There was plenty on offer including basketball, handball, board games, human-hungry hippo, a photo and booth.

One student said, “my favourite part about today was getting to take my dad and granddad around my school and classroom. The human-hungry hippo activity was also fun to do.”
A Father reflected on the school's afternoon of fun stating, “it’s an amazing day to see the kids smile and be here to spend time with them. It’s memorable to see them so excited and see all the effort they’ve put into making it a special day.”

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