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Reality relished in rural retreat

October 30, 2020 Lizzie Snedden

Best friends Naomi Rodwell and Sammie Love used to spend their lunchtimes playing “schools” at St Joseph's Primary in East Maitland.

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Nurturing experience

October 30, 2020 Brent Lilley

To celebrate World Teachers Day, the Catholic Schools Office shares some personal reflections from those working in our system. These stories highlight the positive impacts of a Catholic education – its influence on the careers of the contributors, and the profound effect for future generations.

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Footage worth supporting

October 30, 2020 Darrell Croker

Videos for Change is a flexible learning opportunity designed to help educators plan and run an engaging, project-based experience, in person or online. The program understands the critical role schools play in supporting young people to be active citizens and leaders.

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Short-form yarns turn page on creativity

October 27, 2020 Darrell Croker

Students from Holy Name Primary School, Forster, penned their way to remarkable success in this year’s Tell Me A Story local writing competition.  

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Calming influence works wonders

October 27, 2020 Jessica Laczkowski

Schools play a vital role in supporting students’ wellbeing. Catholic Schools across our Diocese are fortunate to employ pastoral care workers who make a significant contribution to the needs of students.

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Foundations for success built on play

October 27, 2020 Lizzie Snedden

Making the transition from preschool to "big school" is traditionally a massive step for children and parents alike, but it doesn't have to be that way.

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Challenges result in successes

October 26, 2020 Shanell Tregidgo

Students from across the Diocese were still coping with the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions throughout Term 3. And those taking part in the Tournament of the Minds (ToM) competition had to overcome a further range of changes.  

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Inspiration crafts family heirloom

October 23, 2020 Lizzie Snedden

A breadbox owned by her grandfather is the inspiration behind Cate Gillogly's handcrafted tambour entertainment unit, which recently featured in the Australian Wood Review.