2020 Tupou College Container Appeal

February 21, 2020 As part of Newington College’s long relationship with Tupou College in Tonga, we are again launching the Tupou College Container appeal. This initiative has been extremely successful in the past and we are now in the process of collecting resources … read more

Q&A with Leigh Capel (ON 2005)

February 19, 2020 In a former life, working at Sotheby’s, Leigh Capel (ON 2005) brushed sand off Russell Crowe’s Romper Stomper boots, took auction bids for US television host John Oliver and told a collector one of his most prized possessions was worthless. … read more

Q&A with David King

October 14, 2019 David King is a Year 6 teacher and Director of Administration at Wyvern House, one of Newington College’s two prep schools. He has been at Newington College for five years. He recently organised the Adventure Film Festival held on our … read more

HSC Drama Expo

September 25, 2019 Congratulations to our HSC Drama boys who presented their group and individual projects at the HSC Drama Expo on Monday 16 September. A special mention to Finn Hoegh-Guldberg, Joshua MacFarlane, Alec O’Shea, Louis Pidcock and Jaga Yap who had their … read more

Q&A with Karen Lak

August 22, 2019 Our Assistant Head of Mathematics, Karen Lak, has been at Newington College since 2007. In addition to her role as a teacher, she also leads the F1 in Schools program on the Senior Campus. Her passions outside of school are … read more

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