A lesson for Le Couteur: Valuing hard work for the sake of others

June 12, 2019 On Thursday 21 March, eight Year 10 Le Couteur boys with the supervision of Mr Potter travelled to the Exodus Foundation in Ashfield to serve food to people who are worse off than ourselves. This experience was the first time … read more

Celebrating 150 Years of Rugby at Newington

June 12, 2019 On Friday 31 May, over 375 guests (a record attendance) came together at Dockside Darling Harbour for the Newington College Rugby Association Season Lunch to celebrate ‘150 Years of Rugby at Newington’. Gordan Bray AM and Justin Sampson were the … read more

Careers Expo 2019

May 16, 2019 Three Careers events will take place on Tuesday 4 June. Year 10,11 and 12 boys and parents are invited to attend.  5.45pm – 7.30pm – P&F Careers Expo in Centenary Hall 6.30pm – 8.30pm – ONU Careers Advice Evening in Tupou College … read more

LitFest 2019

May 16, 2019 Last week, the 9th biennial Literature Festival (LitFest) was held at Newington College. Aimed at encouraging young people to take part in the adventure of books and reading, the Festival was held over three days to give students the opportunity … read more

2019 Tupou College Container Appeal

May 6, 2019 As part of Newington College’s long relationship with Tupou College in Tonga, we are again launching the Tupou College Container appeal. This initiative is supported by Gullivers Sport Travel and has been extremely successful in the past, and we are … read more

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 26, 2019 At an all boys school, Newington students seldom hear what girls themselves have to say about what International Women’s Day means to them. In the week of International Women’s Day, Newington boys from Years 10-12 joined senior girls from MLC … read more

The essence of Easter

March 26, 2019 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. (Mark 10:45) With the Easter celebration fast approaching, the chapel message has turned to the … read more

Senior Production: ‘Love and Information’

March 5, 2019 Confused? That was kind of the point! Last week the Senior Production Love and Information by Caryl Churchill, took place in the Drama theatre. An ambitious project involving boys from Years 11 and 12, and girls from PLC Sydney, the show was … read more

Clean Up Australia Day

March 5, 2019 Newington College is committed to supporting Clean Up Australia Day but this year we were impressed and overwhelmed by how many students were keen to give up their Sunday morning for such a good cause. Over 180 students from all … read more

Nepal Tour 2018/2019

February 13, 2019 As Toni Morrison once said, “At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough”. For three weeks, the beauty of Nepal certainly was enough for the students … read more

Mathematics Mindset

February 13, 2019 Year 7 have just experienced their first Growth Mindset Week in Mathematics. Instead of beginning the year with what you may recall from your high school days as ‘the history of number’ with Roman numerals and the basics of our … read more

Understanding adolescent risk taking

December 7, 2018 As we head toward the summer holidays, our hearts and minds turn towards taking a breath, relaxing and for those of us lucky enough, taking advantage of some time-out from our busy lives. For our boys, the extra downtime can … read more