The start of the 2019 school year next month will also herald new beginnings for Catholic education in South Australia as Year 7 becomes part of secondary schooling.
The opportunity to lead a brand new school doesn’t come along often but for Amanda Parslow, the recently appointed principal of McAuley Community School, it almost seems like it was her destiny, as JENNY BRINKWORTH discovered when she met her a few weeks into her new role.
The next chapter of learning at Sacred Heart College will begin in 2019 with the commencement of co-educational schooling from Years 7 to 9.
Child slavery, cleaning up the environment and asylum seekers were just a few of the social justice issues put under the spotlight at the Just Advocacy Fair held at St Paul’s College recently.
An app developed by Kildare College students which honours Australia’s wartime history has received national recognition in the Anzac Day Schools’ Awards announced in September.
The film Jurassic Park provided the inspiration for a fossil exhibition held at Our Lady of the Visitation School at Taperoo this month.
St Catherine’s School, Stirling, is part of a new initiative aimed at inspiring local communities to tackle the challenges of climate change and sustainable land use.
The Mary MacKillop Awards for excellence for senior students were presented to 54 students from 27 Catholic schools at a Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral on October 20.
With many of the nation’s farming communities currently crippled by drought, St Joseph’s School, Murray Bridge, encouraged students to come ‘Dressed as a Farmer’ on the last day of Term 3.
Changes to Commonwealth funding for non-government schools have been welcomed by the Catholic education sector.