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  • St Bede's visual identity

    All the details of the unveiling here!

  • Gail Mabo visits SFX

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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.


      Megan wins five medals at the Special Olympics

      Jul 27, 2017

      During the first week of the school holidays, Megan Nay of St Dominic’s Centre, Mayfi… Read more

      Catholic education backs NSW Government’s anti-bullying push

      Jul 26, 2017

      Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) today welcomed the NSW Government’s new an… Read more

      Barbecue tradition continues to raise funds

      Jul 25, 2017

      For over 10 years, the Snags R Us initiative has continued to support school and pari… Read more

      DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Visit by Professor Massimo Faggioli

      Jul 24, 2017

      Last week the CSO RE & Spirituality Team hosted Professor Massimo Faggioli from V… 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.