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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.

      LATEST NEWS

      Celebrating St Dominic’s Day

      Aug 15, 2018

      Three Dominican schools in Mayfield - St Dominic’s Centre, San Clemente High School a… Read more

      Before the curtain rises – behind the scenes of Dark Matter

      Aug 14, 2018

      THAT’S A WRAP ON ANOTHER AMAZING ASPIRE! Read more

      Teaching and Learning Conference 2018: “Wellbeing for Successful Learning”

      Aug 13, 2018

      Around 750 primary and secondary teachers attended the biennial Teaching & Learni… Read more

      St Therese’s show their support for our farmers

      Aug 10, 2018

      Staff and students of St Therese’s Primary School, New Lambton, spent the day dressed… Read more

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      NEW SCHOOLS

      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 2020. Read more here.