Filling in the Gaps – The last box to tick

September 18, 2017 At this time of every year, there are 230-ish boys doing lots of things with the word ‘last’ in front of them.  Their last school assembly, last double Biology lesson, last Cadet parade, last concert, the last time they will walk up the stairs in N-block to a class on … read more

Year 7 Father and Son Breakfast

September 18, 2017 On Friday, 8 September, our Year 7s bought along their fathers, grandfathers, uncles or other significant men to the annual Year 7 Father and Son Breakfast. With over 220 boys and guests in Centenary Hall the coffee and hot chocolate … read more

Maths not a problem for UNSW School Competition Winner Adrian Lo

September 18, 2017 Year 9 student Adrian Lo (9/LE), was awarded 1st Prize in the Junior Division of the UNSW School Mathematics Competition on Friday, 8 September. Adrian is in Year 9 at Newington, and at just 13 years of age, is currently completing … read more

NEWtalks – Real teachers talk about how they teach

September 18, 2017 Newington is committed to continuous improvement. There are many conversations and professional programs at the College which aim to improve teaching and learning. A new program which is available to parents is NEWtalks – a series of presentations from teaching … read more

Continuing Journey of a “New” Boy – From Senior Captain to Year 7 Coach

September 18, 2017 At the Football End of Season Dinner, the audience of supporters, players, coaches and directors were rewarded with a heartfelt speech given by the 2016 Captain of Football, Old Newingtonian and now year 7 coach Sam Mehmet. Speaking about both … read more

Year 12 Visual Arts show off their ‘Constructed Realities’

August 23, 2017 On Tuesday, 8 August, Concordia Gallery and the Newington Visual Arts department had the pleasure of officiating Constructed Realities, the Year 12 HSC Visual Arts Body of Works Exhibition. Constructed Realities presented the work of our graduating Visual Arts students … read more

What’s your ‘Why’?

August 23, 2017 It’s not everyday that a Wallaby player guest speaks at our assembly. Rarer still, is for that international sportsman to be an Old Boy who, at the current peak of his career, has something to say about overcoming negativity and … read more

Basketballers selected for Australian Schoolboys

August 23, 2017 Brandon Freire and Matur Maluach gained selection in the Australian Schoolboys Basketball team at the completion of the School Sport Australian Basketball Championships held in Canberra last week. With NSW fielding two teams, Brandon and Matur played for the NSW … read more

Modern History Tour – What you don’t learn in Textbooks

August 1, 2017 These winter holidays 40 boys and 5 staff had the privilege of spending the holiday period travelling across Europe exploring several places which bare relevance to the history courses in Civics, Elective, HSC Modern and IB History.   “From the Romanov’s lavish … read more

Service Learning Tour – Journeying into the Heart of the Matter

August 1, 2017 Over the last couple of years, senior boys have had the rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of Aboriginal history and culture in action through the Red Centre tours led by Science teacher and Head of Service Learning, Mr Mick … read more

Congratulations to Dr Roger Davidson OAM (ON 1940)

June 20, 2017 Readers will be delighted to learn that one of the most loved and respected members of the Newington community, Dr Roger Davidson (ON 1940), was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. … read more

Year 11s serve up good cheer at Exodus Dessert Van

June 20, 2017 Our Senior Service Learning boys have almost completed their fourth term volunteering in the Exodus Foundation Dessert Van, a Friday night shift that sees representatives from each House accompanied by their parents serve dessert to up to 120 homeless clients in Woolloomooloo. The … read more