News Category: Mission & Identity

Cardinal Newman School Visit

On 20 August, five students in Year 11, from Cardinal Newman school in Argentina, accompanied by one teacher, spent the morning at our College. They were shown the many amazing aspects of the day to day teaching and learning that occurs and the wonderful facilities that St Edward’s are privileged to have. During period one… Read more »

Social Justice

A reminder that your son’s Waterford (15 hours) commitment is due at the end of Term 3. Please ensure that he is working towards completion of this and hopefully aims for 100 hours, in which he will receive Edmund Rice Honours at Awards Night. Term 3 opportunities include: MS Readathon 40 Hour Famine Coast Shelter… Read more »

The Latest from the Environment Portfolio

Last term the College averaged over 200 students per week coming to school Trash Free on Tuesdays and over 50 staff adopted the initiative. Students who brought a trash free lunch every Tuesday last term will be rewarded in Week 3 with a pizza lunch from one of our supporters, BamVino.  Members from the Environment… Read more »

Social Justice – Waterford Project

A reminder that your son’s Waterford (15 hours) commitment is due at the end of Term 3. Please ensure that he is working towards completion of this and hopefully aims for 100 hours, in which he will receive Edmund Rice Honours at Awards Night. Term 3 opportunities include: MS Readathon 40 Hour Famine Coast Shelter… Read more »

Environment Portfolio Report

Over the course of Term 2, St Edward’s has transitioned dramatically toward a greener environment. New initiatives, such as ‘Trash Free Tuesday’ and ‘Envirobank return and earn scheme’ have contributed greatly towards setting the pace for a cleaner environment within St Edward’s and other local schools. There has been a noticeable increase in staff and… Read more »

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 »