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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.


      Early education: a vision for the future

      Apr 24, 2018

      After opening early education centres in Chisholm, Cardiff and Lochinvar this year, y… Read more

      Spirit of the ANZACs

      Apr 24, 2018

      Students from St Michael’s Primary School, Nelson Bay, are showing their support for… Read more

      Establishing communication friendly learning environments

      Apr 23, 2018

      Data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children indicates that between 22.3 a… Read more

      National Catholic Education Commission paper a tool for religious education

      Apr 18, 2018

      The National Catholic Education Commission has released a new paper aimed at assistin… 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.