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  • Learn, Love, Live

    St Joseph’s Merewether launches new vision and mission statements

  • St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

    Students from St Patrick's schools dress in green and raise funds for charity!


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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.


      Catholic schools care for CARITAS

      Mar 23, 2018

      One of the highlights of Catholic Schools Week was students and staff of St Therese’s… Read more

      Students take on the ASPIRE Create Choreographic Program

      Mar 22, 2018

      Dancers from Catholic schools across the Diocese were given the professional treatmen… Read more

      Learn, Love, Live - St Joseph’s Merewether launches new vision and mission statements

      Mar 21, 2018

      St Joseph’s Primary School, Merewether, is starting a new chapter. Read more

      St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

      Mar 20, 2018

      Students from St Patrick’s schools across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle took part… 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.