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  • HARMONY DAY 2017

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  • Enrolments launch across the diocese.

    Read about some exciting changes here!

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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.


      GALLERY: Schools gather to commemorate ANZAC Day 2017

      Apr 27, 2017

      It was an early start on Tuesday, 25 April, for many students and teachers throughout… Read more

      GALLERY: The first pilgrims reach their final destination

      Apr 20, 2017

      On Monday 10 April, the first group of Aussie Camino pilgrims reached its final desti… Read more

      Upper Hunter success for St Joseph’s cattle show team

      Apr 18, 2017

      On Friday 31 March, 18 members of the cattle show team brought home outstanding succe… Read more

      GALLERY: Easter hat parade at St Benedict’s

      Apr 13, 2017

      On Thursday 6 April, the infants at St Benedict’s Primary School, Edgeworth, were ful… 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.