Roll up, roll up, it’s family time IMAGE Aurora

Roll up, roll up, it’s family time

October 01, 2021 Helene O'Neill

As the 2021 COVID-19 stay-at-home orders came into place, the Diocese’s family ministry coordinators developed ways to encourage families to purposefully remain connected with each other, and other families in the community.

The Journey to the Grand Final IMAGE Catholic Schools

The Journey to the Grand Final

September 28, 2021 Lucy Janik

Earlier in the year, twenty-three budding chess enthusiasts from St Joseph’s Primary, Kilaben Bay took part in the local heat of the Interschool Chess Challenge at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College.

Meet Andrew Roberts: Virtual Academy Teacher IMAGE Catholic Schools

Meet Andrew Roberts: Virtual Academy Teacher

September 27, 2021 Andrew Roberts

I am delighted to join the Virtual Academy after working for nearly 16 years in public and independent schools in the Hunter Valley.

Meet Rebekah Stokes: Virtual Academy Teacher IMAGE Catholic Schools

Meet Rebekah Stokes: Virtual Academy Teacher

September 24, 2021 Rebekah Stokes

I joined the Virtual Academy in Semester 2, 2021. Since graduating from the University of Newcastle, I have worked in a number of schools across our Maitland-Newcastle Diocese. 

Adele Martin IMAGE Aurora

Adele Martin

September 23, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

Adele Martin is a Newcastle-based, award-winning financial adviser and the founder of The Savings Squad podcast and My Money Buddy.

 

The power of play IMAGE Aurora

The power of play

September 22, 2021 Kim Moroney

Research shows that intense, prolonged exposure to adversity can have a toxic effect on children's developing brain architecture and disrupt the foundations of learning, behaviour, and health, with long-term consequences on children's development. This evidence is especially concerning for our youngest, whose brains are 90 per cent developed by the time they are five years old.

Home learning  a lesson in preparation IMAGE Aurora

Home learning a lesson in preparation

September 21, 2021 Andrew Cornwall

St Bede's Catholic College, Chisholm first opened its doors to students in 2018. As one of the Diocese's newest schools, it piloted the use of Microsoft Teams for student learning.

St Nicholas Early Education now accepting enrolment requests for 2022 IMAGE Catholic Schools

St Nicholas Early Education now accepting enrolment requests for 2022

September 20, 2021 Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

St Nicholas Early Education is now accepting enrolment requests for 2022, with places available for children aged 0-5 at St Nicholas' 11 early education centres across Newcastle and the Hunter.