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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.


      Hour of Code - highlighting the importance of computer science

      Dec 09, 2016

      Students and teachers across the diocese have embraced the global coding movement, Ho… Read more

      Mini-Vinnies visit to Mum's Cottage

      Dec 08, 2016

      The students in the Mini-Vinnies group at Holy Cross have been involved in the collec… Read more

      GALLERY: Hundreds fill Sacred Heart Cathedral to farewell retiring Director Ray Collins

      Dec 07, 2016

      Director. Friend. Colleague. Faithful servant. Retiring Director of Catholic Schools,… Read more

      RAY COLLINS: Dr Stephen Aitken

      Dec 05, 2016

      Today, representatives of the Catholic Education Community will gather at MacKillop C… 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.