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Celebrating our Tongan Brothers’ 150th Birthday

November 7, 2016 Our brother school, Tupou College in Tonga celebrated their 150th Anniversary last month, and we, like all good brothers were there to celebrate with them. Our student touring party included 93 boys from all walks of College life. We had … read more

Trip to the Red Centre

November 7, 2016 The second Service Learning expedition to visit Aboriginal Communities in the desert country of Central Australia was held during the June school holidays. It was led by Science Teacher, Mr Michael Moonen and myself and included seven nights of camping … read more

His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga visits Newington

November 7, 2016 The staff and students of Newington College adopted Royal protocol last Monday when the College played host to His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga. The College welcomed the King to the Stanmore campus where he officially opened two of … read more

2016 STEM Festival

November 7, 2016 From Wednesday 12 October to Friday 14 October, Newington boys from Years 6–11 were treated to Nitrogen gelato, a trip to outer space, a nail-bitingly exciting science cook-off, and back-to-back presentations by some of Australia’s top science, technology, engineering and … read more

100 Years of Anzac

September 22, 2016 In 2015, Newington College commemorated the Centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign and the sacrifices of some 650 Newingtonians who served — and 111 who fell — in the First World War. Living Links to Newington’s Fallen Soldiers A highlight of … read more

Newington’s Fallen

September 21, 2016 During Term 1, our Year 9 Civics History students worked in groups to research and write about the school careers and war service of our Fallen soldiers. This work was assisted by a grant from the Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs. The work … read more