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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, 11 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.


      Primary Choirfest at St Pius X Adamstown

      Nov 02, 2018

      St Pius X High School, Adamstown hosted 240 future students from six feeder primary s… Read more

      Rock N Roll at St Patrick’s Cessnock

      Nov 01, 2018

      Rainy weather didn’t deter St Patrick's Primary School, Cessnock from holding a Rock… Read more

      St Catherine’s achieve success at Beef Bonanza

      Oct 31, 2018

      Last weekend, 880 students and over 400 head of cattle travelled to Scone to particip… Read more

      Aberdeen’s annual Windale visit

      Oct 30, 2018

      As part of their Year 12 Leadership Retreat, Year 11 students from St Joseph’s High S… Read more



      St Bede's Catholic College, CHISHOLM IMAGE

      St Bede’s Catholic College opened in January 2018 for Year 7 students and will progress by one year group each year before becoming a Year 7 to 12 school catering for up to 1,100 students in 2023.
      Read more here.

      Catherine McAuley Catholic College IMAGE

      Catherine McAuley Catholic College, Medowie will commence classes in January 2021. Read more here.