News Category: Mission & Identity

Social Justice

Reconciliation Week The College highlights this important national event each year, via a range of in-class and outdoor activities, in Religious Education and across other Curriculum areas, as we: REMEMBER RESPECT ACKNOWLEDGE MOVE FORWARD as a nation, so affected by our past injustices for our First People. The riots in the USA create a sad… Read more »

Smoking Ceremony – Year 12 Visual Arts

Year 12 Visual Arts took part in a Smoking Ceremony last week, to introduce a new unit studying Work and History of Contemporary Indigenous Art and Artists. The smoking ceremony our students were involved in is an ancient aboriginal custom that involves burning various native plants to produce smoke which has cleansing properties and wards… Read more »

Hope for a Better Tomorrow – Environmental Portfolio

Jordan Terzian, from the College Environment Portfolio, was inspired to make a short video of reflection to make people aware of how the planet has been healing through the current pandemic. The video was designed to build a spirit of hope, highlighting positives during this difficult time.  

New Parent Support Line

The Parent Support Line is available to parents of St Edward’s College students. The Support Line allows parents to book a phone consultation with one of the College Counsellors, it is a safe place that provides support for parents regarding issues they may be experiencing themselves or with their son/s. Parents are encouraged to reach… Read more »

New Waterford Opportunities

All families are aware of the integral nature of the St Edward’s College Waterford Community Service program in the development of selflessness and care for others, in our boys. We believe that the current challenges we are faced with regarding isolation can also provide our boys with a great opportunity to complete their Waterford hours… Read more »

Thrive Inside – Wellbeing

Thrive Inside with a Smiling Mind We’re here to help you remain inspired, stay connected and foster good mental habits during the Coronavirus crisis. Thrive Inside is a special initiative to help you stay calm and healthy in the physical constraints of your home,  while remaining calm and healthy inside your mind. Since lockdowns were… Read more »

Earth Hour at St Edward’s College

St Edward’s College participated in Earth Hour on Friday 27 March. Staff and students switched off lights during the last 10 minutes of Period 4, during lunchtime and the first 10 minutes of Period 5.  Staff were encouraged to have a non-technology class in helping to make a difference and help the planet.  Students were… Read more »

Environment, Sport, Health and Wellbeing Portfolio

With the success of Trash Free Tuesday, the Environment, Sport Health and Wellbeing Portfolio is looking to introduce a healthy lunch box day. This healthy lunch box day would be in conjunction with Trash Free Tuesday and count as an extra tick against students’ names.  As of next term, we will be introducing house points… Read more »

Wellbeing – Building Respectful Relationships

This term all students in Years 7 and 8 have listened to our guest speaker Snr Constable Peter Hughes from Gosford Police, who discussed Cyber safety and showing respectful behaviour online. Students in Years 9 and 10 participated in the BATYR Workshops which addressed the issue of youth suicide prevention and depression. During the Friday… Read more »

Students with Diabetes Support

Students with Diabetes Support Group Hi, I am Kane Howe, a Year 12 Prefect at St Edward’s College and a type 1 diabetic. I was diagnosed shortly after my 16th Birthday while I was in Year 10. I had to learn how to, and I’m continually learning how to, deal with diabetes alongside my schooling and… Read more »