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

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

2018 Junior Production – Luke Lloyd: Alienoid

December 7, 2018 Congratulations to the cast and crew of the 2018 Junior Production, Luke Lloyd: Alienoid, which was performed in the Drama Theatre last week. For many of the year 7 and 8 boys involved, this was their first production and all … read more

“In white and black, we’ve got your back”

November 21, 2018 On Wednesday, 14 November the Newington College’s Senior Leaders revealed the motto for 2019 during Assembly. “In white and black, we’ve got your back”. Its aim is to promote support for one another, and a significant part of that will focus … read more

Science success for Kelvin Du

November 21, 2018 As part of their International Baccalaureate (IB) program, students are required to conduct an Internal Assessment (IA) for each subject. In Physics, as with the other sciences, this involves conducting an extended laboratory investigation to produce a comprehensive formal report … read more

Dr Mulford shares the importance of Chapel and exploring faith

November 5, 2018 Philippians 4:4-9 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests … read more

Our first Remembrance Day

November 5, 2018 Our Remembrance Day service on Friday 9 November will mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended the fighting on 11 November 1918. We know that, as news of the signing of the Armistice spread, crowds gathered to celebrate in … read more

P&F Ball shines spotlight on Dr Mulford

September 25, 2018 What do you do when the Headmaster decides to retire? Have a gala ball to mark his incredible contribution! At the recent Newington P&F Ball more than 450 Stanmore, Wyvern and Lindfield parents and Old Boys raised a glass to … read more

HSC Drama students nominated for OnSTAGE

September 25, 2018 A huge congratulations to the Year 12 HSC Drama students who performed at the College’s HSC Drama Expo on 17 September. The expo opened with a short film that perfectly encapsulated the agonies of romance by text message (will she … read more