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

Fostering Emotional Diversity in Boys

June 27, 2018 Newington prides itself on providing an educational environment and culture that promotes and celebrates both diversity and inclusion. Although I have just begun my journey here, I can already see evidence of this imbued in conversations, customs, practices and procedures … read more

The Magic of Rock

June 27, 2018 The contemporary music program at Newington College is a truly magical thing. Picture this…Centenary Hall, flashing all the different colours you can think of, light bouncing off the walls. Boys and girls jumping up and down, screaming their enjoyment at … read more

Thank you! Red Shield Appeal 2018

June 15, 2018 Sydney turned on a magnificent sunny Autumn day on Sunday, 27 May for the annual Red Shield Appeal. A ‘Newington Army’ of over 300 boys, 75 Parents and staff drivers, joined forces with a team of volunteers from the Salvos … read more

Cars in classrooms

June 15, 2018 I have 20 boys in my senior Economics class, all with their own laptop. What proportion of them do you think have screensavers of images of cars?  I am not sure the answer would be different had I done a … read more

From the Head of Stanmore

May 25, 2018 Sunday, March 25 will remain etched in the minds of many Australian sports lovers as one of those moments that challenges, and potentially changes, perspective.  It was the day when the captain of our National cricket team, Steve Smith, Vice … read more

Making the News

May 25, 2018 Between the 2nd and 4th of May the Making the News class was assigned the job of reporting on various STEM Festival events. The class had been taught many journalistic skills that would assist us in covering the event, but … read more

Before the ELC

April 3, 2018 For ‘old hands’ at Newington, the site of our new Early Learning Centre is remembered as ‘Mary Andrews House’ or ‘Braeside’. These enigmatic names give just a hint of the site’s long institutional history, of which Newington’s ELC is the … read more