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Digital Responsibility and Citizenship: The Law and Technology

March 21, 2017 As our young men slowly grow into their bodies, they have already grown into the latest technological devices which are either in the form of a smart phone, an iPad or laptop computer. Whichever model is preferred, one thing is … read more

Advice from the Experts

November 7, 2016 There is a lot to look forward to in Term 4. It is getting warm again and there are holidays not too far away, but for many boys their eyes are on the challenges that are lying in between. Years … read more

Liverpool Legend John Barnes Coaches at Newington

November 7, 2016 Newington College students had the unique opportunity to experience an afternoon of coaching and interaction with the former England and Liverpool legendary player, John Barnes. Courtesy of Alcatel’s recent announcement of a Communications partnership with Liverpool F.C. and CEO, Sam Skontos desire to … read more

One World, One Talk – WONTOK Conference 2016

November 7, 2016 WONTOK. While it may at first appear to be an acronym, is indeed the Pidgin word for ‘One Talk’, and can also refer to a kind of family gathering. On Friday 29 May, twelve Year 11 student representatives joined some … read more

Jack de Lacy featured in Biennale of Sydney Student Newspaper

November 7, 2016 Congratulations to Visual Arts student Jack De Lacy whose essay was accepted and published in the 20th Biennale of Sydney Student Newspaper. His essay that explores the question ‘Discuss the role and significance of restaging and reinterpreting historic works for … read more

Newington Library’s First TeachMeet

November 7, 2016 It is said that finding information online is ‘similar to taking a sip from a fire hydrant.’ This is a core concept for staff at Newington Library, in particular, inquiry and research skill development and was the guiding principle behind … read more

Behind the Scenes – Manton Dodgeball Fundraiser

November 7, 2016 Often we consider the success of a fundraising event by the amount of money raised and the number of attendees who participated. While these are all important measures, are there any lessons that can be learnt from coordinating fundraising events? … read more

Founders Concert

November 7, 2016 On Thursday, 28 July 2016, family and friends came together to celebrate the perseverance, creativity and originality of the boys and staff who belong to Newington Music. Themed around the year, 2016, ‘Suite 16′ invited the audience to take a … read more

Interfaith Panel on Religion and Ethics

November 7, 2016 The stars were out on Wednesday 20 July as a packed audience of Newington boys, staff, members of the public and students from neighbouring schools filled out Old Boys Lecture Theatre for the Centre for Ethics public lecture on Religion and … read more

The infectious nature of STEM

November 7, 2016 At the biennial STEM festival 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 maths minds as part … read more

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