News Category: Mission & Identity

Creating a Sustainable Future

Late in Term 2, I had the pleasure of joining Mr Gentle and six of our Year 10 and 11 students; Brayden Hickey, Jagger Allen, Harry Martin, Will Drennan, Sam Beatson and Kai Wheelock, in an online student-led Sustainability Conference.   St Edward’s was amongst twelve other NSW public and private schools to come together and… Read more »

Waterford Opportunities

Thank you to our parents for your ongoing support for Waterford, especially in these challenging times. Please ensure that your son completes or continues to work towards completion of Waterford,  (minimum of 15 hours) which is due at the end of Term 3. The virtual Homeless Sleepout was successful on Sunday evening, with many boys… Read more »

Virtual Homeless Sleepout

Annual Homeless Sleepout for Waterford Hours Due to the current restrictions, this year’s Homeless Sleepout will be a little different. See details below: When:  Sunday 28 June 2020 Donation:  $10 minimum to Coast Shelter Waterford Hours:  10 Time:  8.00 pm on Sunday 28 June to 6.00 am on Monday 29 June Purpose:  To raise much… Read more »

Peace For Our World

Students have been learning about and sharing ideas regarding the best ways to achieve Peace.  This is in response to current and ongoing despair, hatred, violence and racism that many people around our world experience. Students at St Edward’s have been able to share their own story and journey of some of these elements and… Read more »

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 »