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  • Our St James' Muswellbrook Captains

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    Why you should choose a Catholic school!


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      ABOUT US

      The Catholic Schools Office (CSO), is responsible for the leadership, efficient operation and management of systemic schools which educate more than 18,000 students in 45 Primary schools, 10 Secondary schools and one K-12 school in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

      The CSO employs more than 1200 teachers and around 550 support staff. Our main focus is providing support for schools to ensure each student receives a quality education and has the opportunity to grow academically, spiritually, physically and emotionally.

      Catholic schools education from and for vibrant, welcoming and diverse communities with a particular commitment to the poor; for justice, integrity and peace.


      St Bede’s Catholic College reveals its visual identity

      May 22, 2017

      It was a sea of violet and gold on Wednesday 17 May, as St Bede’s Catholic College, C… Read more

      DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: TWEC Dinner and address by Tim Flannery

      May 22, 2017

      Tim Flannery is on a mission. He believes that human activity is drastically altering… Read more

      Budding writers put pen to paper at Singleton Arts Festival

      May 19, 2017

      This year, students from St Catherine’s Catholic College, Singleton, entered the Yout… Read more

      Schools across Australia attend the National Making Jesus Real Conference

      May 16, 2017

      On Thursday 4 May and Friday 5 May, 25 teachers from our CSO schools attended the Nat… Read more



      St Bede's Catholic College, CHISHOLM IMAGE

      St Bede's Catholic College, Chisholm will commence classes in January 2018.
      Read more here.

      Catherine McAuley Catholic College IMAGE

      Catherine McAuley Catholic College, Medowie will commence classes in January 2020. Read more here.