News Category: Mission & Identity

Year 7 Students Complete Sacramental Program

Last Friday Jack Spedding, Harry Mitchell, Kaelan Markey, Finn Leary and Eli Lear completed the Sacramental program by receiving their sacraments at St Patrick’s Church. In a beautiful ceremony presided over by Father Greg, they were joined by their families and classmates to make a firm commitment to the Catholic Faith. They had been attending… Read more »

Environment News

The latest Trash Free Tuesday statistics Trash Free Lunchbox Ideas Thank You to Our Sponsors Thank you for supporting our students with vouchers as incentives for Trash Free Tuesday. #be.untrashy Clip ‘N Climb Central Coast Flip Out Kincumber Gym Kincumber Indoor Sports Ten Pin Bowling Bateau Bay Central Coast Council and NSW Government Love Food… Read more »

Environment Portfolio News

We have had a great start to Term 2 with the introduction of Trash Free Tuesday’s. Momentum is building across tutor classes with Mrs Barnard-Richardson’s (34CB) achieving the most students (17 out of 23 students) to participate so far, followed closely by Mr Marks (24NM), Mr Gentle’s (35MG) and Mrs Robinson’s (63SR) tutor.  Our voucher… Read more »

Year 12 Retreat

Year 12 Retreats at ‘Winbourne’ Mulgoa The retreats of 2019 will be remembered for the great enthusiasm and involvement of all students who attended. Year 12 were given the opportunity to participate in important spiritual experiences on their three day Retreat amid the peaceful and serene environment of the Mulgoa Retreat Centre. They didn’t waste… Read more »

Mothers Day Liturgy

On Friday 10 May, Year 7 gathered with many of their family members to celebrate Mother’s Day. Each core class presented an item that captured the importance of motherhood. It was a wonderful occasion that was followed by a beautiful morning tea. Many thanks to all who assisted in preparing for this gathering and for… Read more »

Founder’s Day Mass

The College Founder’s Day Mass was once again a special day for St Edward’s. The students were reverent, respectful and prayerful throughout the ceremony. Mass was presided over by Father Greg the Parish Priest of East Gosford. Congratulations must go to all our brilliant musicians who performed at Mass.  Students in the band were thoroughly… Read more »

Easter Liturgy

The tradition of sharing our Holy Week celebration with St Joseph’s to remember the significance of Easter continued this year. Once again the ERC was packed with students, staff and parents from both Colleges. This was a solemn ceremony of prayer, song, and drama. The Passion of Christ is followed by witnessing the Stations of… Read more »

Waterford Project

Waterford Project It is pleasing to see that many boys have made positive progress with this compulsory program for all students between Years 8 to 11. Thank you to students who gave up some of their holiday time to patrol our beaches, serve at Coast Shelter and a range of other church and community actions…. Read more »

Edmund Rice Camps

Edmund Rice Camps provide recreational week long and weekend camps for underprivileged children and teens. Below is a thank you to our students and past students from Camp organisers. Our January school holiday programs are a particularly difficult time for us, and in 2019 we required the help of 115 different volunteers. We were so… Read more »

Trash Free Tuesday and Environment News

The Environment Portfolio will be introducing Trash Free Tuesdays, where students are  encouraged to bring a trash-free lunch every Tuesday. Every piece of packaging or excess food that we can save from landfill makes a difference.  As part of our commitment to the environment we are going to hold Trash Free Tuesdays, commencing on Tuesday… Read more »