Year 12 Visual Arts show off their ‘Constructed Realities’

August 23, 2017 On Tuesday, 8 August, Concordia Gallery and the Newington Visual Arts department had the pleasure of officiating Constructed Realities, the Year 12 HSC Visual Arts Body of Works Exhibition. Constructed Realities presented the work of our graduating Visual Arts students … read more

What’s your ‘Why’?

August 23, 2017 It’s not everyday that a Wallaby player guest speaks at our assembly. Rarer still, is for that international sportsman to be an Old Boy who, at the current peak of his career, has something to say about overcoming negativity and … read more

Basketballers selected for Australian Schoolboys

August 23, 2017 Brandon Freire and Matur Maluach gained selection in the Australian Schoolboys Basketball team at the completion of the School Sport Australian Basketball Championships held in Canberra last week. With NSW fielding two teams, Brandon and Matur played for the NSW … read more

Modern History Tour – What you don’t learn in Textbooks

August 1, 2017 These winter holidays 40 boys and 5 staff had the privilege of spending the holiday period travelling across Europe exploring several places which bare relevance to the history courses in Civics, Elective, HSC Modern and IB History.   “From the Romanov’s lavish … read more

Service Learning Tour – Journeying into the Heart of the Matter

August 1, 2017 Over the last couple of years, senior boys have had the rare opportunity to catch a glimpse of Aboriginal history and culture in action through the Red Centre tours led by Science teacher and Head of Service Learning, Mr Mick … read more

Congratulations to Dr Roger Davidson OAM (ON 1940)

June 20, 2017 Readers will be delighted to learn that one of the most loved and respected members of the Newington community, Dr Roger Davidson (ON 1940), was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. … read more

Year 11s serve up good cheer at Exodus Dessert Van

June 20, 2017 Our Senior Service Learning boys have almost completed their fourth term volunteering in the Exodus Foundation Dessert Van, a Friday night shift that sees representatives from each House accompanied by their parents serve dessert to up to 120 homeless clients in Woolloomooloo. The … read more

Mr Garner recognised for 10 year Service

May 31, 2017 Earlier this month, Newington technology teacher and Duke of Edinburgh co-ordinator Mr Dominic Garner along with 25 others were recognised for their contribution and long service to the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Scheme at a ceremony in Parliament House. … read more

Is it time we talked? – Pornography and Young People

May 31, 2017 ‘Pornography’ and ‘young people’ are not words we like to see in the same sentence. It’s not a topic that makes for easy conversation, nor is it a topic that we are well-equipped to tackle. In the second Wellbeing Series … read more

Year 11 IB Boys bring Science to Life

May 31, 2017 Recently, our Science Superlabs played host to two classes of budding scientists from Year 1 at Wyvern House. This was the first step in a new initiative aimed at enlivening the STEM curriculum for the Wyvern boys and giving them … read more

New into Fencing Nationals

May 31, 2017 Congratulations to our Fencing teams who have made it into the Nationals in Brisbane this coming June. Coming equal third out of 11 teams was our Senior Foil A team made up of: Winston Lin Jack Murtough-Coombes  Deklan Rollason  Ben … read more

Anzac Day 2017 – Re-dedicating Johnson Oval

May 10, 2017 One of the highlights of the Anzac Parade was the re-dedication of the Johnson Oval — named in memory of Gunner Jack Johnson (ON 1913) — as a war memorial a hundred years after his death in the First World … read more