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The theme for the autumn edition of News magazine is Integrity, one of the qualities Newington College cultivates in the ‘Great Hearts’ of our students

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Boarding

Boarding at Newington is a unique and special experience. Having additional access to the school’s teaching and physical resources puts our boarders in the best situation to make the most of what the College has to offer.

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Why a boys' school?

There can be real differences in the way boys learn best in comparison to the educational needs of girls.

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What sets Newington apart

• Internationally respected boys’ education • Outstanding wellbeing programs • High-quality boarding facilities staffed by qualified teachers • Broad academic and co-curricular program • Celebration of diversity and inclusion

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Newington’s first female subject head, Edith Whitaker, was appointed in 1942 following the departure of many male teachers to enlist in the army.

One of the many great women who have helped shape the Newington we know today.
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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Newington’s first female subject head, Edith Whitaker, was appointed in 1942 following the departure of many male teachers to enlist in the army. 

One of the many great women who have helped shape the Newington we know today.

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Don’t forget Miss Gray, who taught at Wyvern!! She was a wonderful lady and brilliant teacher.

And Edith Jefferies who taught 3rd class at Wyvern.

Pictured here is Wyvern Year 1 student Strato, whose sister Alegra died of Brain Cancer in 2017 when she was just six years old. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the month of Alegra's birthday.

To raise funds for cancer research and better treatment options, the Little Legs Foundation has created a virtual garden, where donors can plant a virtual daisy in support of kids like Alegra, or as a token to a loved one. Plant a daisy and donate here: www.daisygarden.com.au
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Pictured here is Wyvern Year 1 student Strato, whose sister Alegra died of Brain Cancer in 2017 when she was just six years old. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the month of Alegras birthday. 

To raise funds for cancer research and better treatment options, the Little Legs Foundation has created a virtual garden, where donors can plant a virtual daisy in support of kids like Alegra, or as a token to a loved one. Plant a daisy and donate here: www.daisygarden.com.au

Q&A with Head of Studies Andrew Millar

As the College’s resident astronomer and Head of Studies, no two days are the same for science teacher Andrew Millar. We check in with him below to talk about his... Read More

Remote Learning Survival Guide

Being away from the College is far from ideal, but we’re lucky to have a great collection of resources here at Newington to help us learn throughout difficult circumstances. So,... Read More

Philosophical thinking starts early

Dr Britta Jensen recently joined Newington’s Philosophy and Religious Studies (PRS) staff. She is leading the development of a new, bespoke program of philosophy for Newington’s younger learners, with Newington... Read More

Q&A with Head of Boarding Xavier Gargan

Newington’s Edmund Webb Boarding House is home to 50 boys from greater Sydney, regional Australia and overseas. Xavier, his wife Sally and their three children, Rory, 8, and twins Ethan... Read More