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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.


      A day of reflection and recognition

      Jun 19, 2018

      Staff from St Catherine’s Catholic College, Singleton, and the Catholic Schools Offic… Read more

      A night outdoors for a good cause

      Jun 18, 2018

      Show your support for Niamh Marzol, Principal of St James Primary School, Muswellbroo… Read more

      DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Presentation of Proposed New School at Medowie

      Jun 18, 2018

      Last week saw the presentation to the CBGA (Catholic Block Grant Authority) of the pr… Read more

      A step back in time

      Jun 14, 2018

      Former students of St Joseph’s Girls High School, Merewether, came together for a who… 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.