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    School staff fill Sacred Heart Cathedral

  • Student leaders of St Joseph's College, Lochinvar

    Paving the way for the future


    Kindergarten students welcomed to school community


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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.


      St Mary’s Gateshead Year 11 leaders ready to take reign

      Feb 20, 2018

      “Even though some of us may not have badges, we’re all leaders” – that’s according to… Read more

      Diocesan Dux 2017: Connor McRae

      Feb 19, 2018

      St Francis Xavier’s College, Hamilton graduate, Connor McRae, who last year achieved… Read more

      DR MICHAEL SLATTERY: Faith in Our Schools

      Feb 19, 2018

      ​A diocese is only as strong as the people who contribute to it. Thank you for your c… Read more

      21st Blue Award Presentation

      Feb 19, 2018

      On Monday 12 February, St Paul’s College in Manly, hosted the 21st Blue Award Present… 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.