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  • An excursion with a difference

    See what students from St Joseph’s, Denman, discovered in the Back O'Bourke

  • St Dominic’s takes a personalised approach

    See how personalised teaching programs and dedicated specialist staff benefit students at St Dominic’s Centre


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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.


      An excursion with a difference

      May 15, 2018

      Students from St Joseph’s Primary School, Denman, travelled to Bourke to learn more a… Read more

      In loving memory of Margaret Christensen

      May 14, 2018

      St Patrick’s Primary School, Swansea, have dedicated their school library to the late… Read more

      Merriwa’s busy bees

      May 11, 2018

      With 60 students in attendance (a record number), the working bee at St Joseph’s Prim… Read more

      Holy Name celebrates Mother's Day

      May 11, 2018

      On Friday 11 May, Holy Name Primary School, Forster were blessed to enjoy the company… 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.