| Oct 12, 2022

“Keep calm and carry on”: Catholic Schools NSW wishes the very best to all HSC students

MEDIA RELEASE: “Keep calm and carry on”: Catholic Schools NSW wishes the very best to all HSC students Catholic Schools NSW wishes all NSW students the best as they commence their Higher School Certificate (HSC) exams today. 19,123 Catholic school students from 152 schools will sit the exams. Catholic Schools NSW Chief Executive Officer, Mr Dallas McInerney, extended his best...
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| Aug 08, 2022

2021 Annual Report

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| Jul 13, 2022

Catholic Schools NSW Non-Government Reform Support Fund 2022 Workplan

The 2022 Workplan for Catholic Schools New South Wales Non-Government Representative Body under the Non-Government Reform Support Fund
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| Jun 21, 2022

Modern Slavery

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| Mar 21, 2022

HSC Public Reporting Reform

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| Mar 07, 2022

Whistleblower Policy

Catholic Schools New South Wales is committed to promoting a culture of transparency and integrity by maintaining an ethical work environment and an organisational culture that does not tolerate any act which constitutes ‘Reportable Conduct’ as defined in this policy. This policy gives expression to Catholic Schools New South Wales’s commitment to the prevention, detection, reporting, investigation and rectification of...
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| Dec 15, 2021

Valuing School Reports

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| Dec 08, 2021

2020 Annual Report

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| Aug 06, 2021

Safety, Certainty and Learning

Download a copy of NSW Catholic Schools Position Statement - Return to School and HSC Download a copy of NSW Catholic Schools Position Statement - Return to School and HSC (FAQ)
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| Aug 06, 2021

Safety, Certainty and Learning for Term 3 in NSW Catholic Schools

MEDIA RELEASE: Safety, Certainty and Learning for Term 3 in NSW Catholic Schools Catholic Schools NSW welcomes the announcement from the NSW Government today and has overlaid this with additional detail. Acknowledging that the pandemic continues to surprise, it is our ambition to provide as much certainty and clear guidance as possible for school operations, teacher planning, student participation and...
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| Jun 01, 2021

Catholic Schools NSW Non-Government Reform Support Fund 2020 Annual Report

The Catholic Schools New South Wales - 2020 NGRSF Annual Report for Catholic Schools New South Wales Non-Government Representative Body under the Non-Government Reform Support Fund.
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| Mar 26, 2021

Statement of Intent: Our Shared Commitment

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| Dec 17, 2020

Catholic school students top the state in 16 HSC subjects in 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: Catholic school students top the state in 16 HSC subjects in 2020 Catholic school students achieved outstanding results in this year’s Higher School Certificate exams, with 15 students receiving First in Course awards for 16 subjects. Catholic Schools NSW Chief Executive Officer said these students should be especially proud of their achievements this year. “These students should feel...
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| Nov 15, 2020

A Pathway to Better, Smarter Regulation for Catholic Schools in NSW

Download a copy of the report here  A Pathway to Better, Smarter Regulation for Catholic Schools in NSW 
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| Oct 22, 2020

2019 Annual Report

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| Sep 03, 2020

‘ABC vs The Facts’ on School Funding

View or download Catholic Schools NSW rebuttal document  ‘ABC vs The Facts’ on School Funding
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| Sep 03, 2020

‘Schools in, Schools Out – Says who?’

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| Aug 03, 2020

Publications

Catholic Schools New South Wales 2017 Annual Report Final School's in, school's out - says who ‘ABC vs The Facts’ on School Funding    
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| Dec 05, 2019

2018 Annual Report

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| Dec 05, 2019

2017 Annual Report

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| Oct 09, 2019

Measurement and outcome-based funding in New South Wales schools

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| Oct 09, 2019

Best place for the contest of ideas is in the classroom

Catholic school students would receive a more balanced view of important social and political issues in class than at unregulated, non-educational events, Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) said today. Catholic Schools New South Wales Chief Executive Officer Dallas McInerney says Catholic education supported students becoming more informed about the world and their role in its future but...
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| Jul 29, 2019

New report shows path to more diverse school leadership

School authorities must deliberately target their diverse teaching ranks to identify and foster potential leaders from all cultural backgrounds and genders, a new report recommended today. Kelly Humphrey - an Education Officer in the Wagga Wagga Catholic Schools Office and the recipient of the 2018 Brother John Taylor Fellowship - recently researched initiatives in the UK and Fortune 500 companies...
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| Jun 18, 2019

NSW Government school funding should follow need, not sector

Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) today welcomed increased education funding in the 2019-2020 NSW Budget but said programs to address disadvantage should be provided to all students who need them, not just those in government schools. Catholic Schools New South Wales Chief Executive Officer Dallas McInerney welcomed confirmation that the capital funding increase for non-government schools -...
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| Jun 03, 2019

NSW Catholic schools saved taxpayers $480 million in 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) has today released a report showing its schools saved taxpayers almost half a billion dollars last year and will save more than $2.5 billion by 2022. The report is the first in a series of three volumes outlining the benefits of the NSW Catholic schools sector, Catholic Schools New South Wales Chief...
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| Apr 02, 2019

Catholic education welcomes Sarah Mitchell and Kevin Conolly

Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) today congratulated the Hon Sarah Mitchell MLC on her appointment as NSW Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning, saying it looks forward to working with her on important issues concerning the education sector. “We also welcome Kevin Conolly MP as the new Parliamentary Secretary for Education,” Catholic Schools New South Wales...
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| Apr 01, 2019

Catholic Schools NSW Non-Government Reform Support Fund 2019 – 2022 Strategic Plan

The Catholic Schools New South Wales 2019-22 Strategic Plan for Catholic Schools New South Wales Non-Government Representative Body under the Non-Government Reform Support Fund
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| Mar 18, 2019

Submission to Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education

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| Mar 14, 2019

Catholic education says schools are best place to learn about issues

Catholic school students would receive a more balanced view of important social and political issues in class than at unregulated, non-educational events, Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) said today. Catholic Schools New South Wales Chief Executive Officer Dallas McInerney says Catholic education supported students becoming more informed about the world and their role in its future. “These...
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| Mar 07, 2019

Historic capital funding pledge helps Catholic schools plan for growth

Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) said the NSW Government’s capital funding boost gives the non-government schools sector the certainty it needs to plan and meet its share of enrolment growth. The NSW Government today announced it would triple its capital grants to the 944-strong non-government schools sector - which educates one-third of NSW students - to $500...
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| Feb 11, 2019

Global achievers win top NSW Catholic schools sports honours

Paralympian swimmer Tim Hodge and world cross-country champion Ella Heeney have received the Vince Villa Award for most outstanding NSW Catholic school athletes in 2018. Tim and Ella join past winners of the prestigious NSW Combined Catholic Colleges (CCC) honour which have included Olympian Jana Pittman and NRL stars Nathan Cleary and Campbell Graham. CCC Chairman John Sparks said the...
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| Feb 01, 2019

A quarter of a million Catholic school students back in class this week

Almost 257,000 students will walk through the gates of nearly 600 Catholic schools across NSW this week, Catholic Schools NSW (Catholic Schools New South Wales) said today. Catholic Schools New South Wales Chief Executive Officer Dallas McInerney said Catholic education supported a valuable feature of the NSW education landscape – school choice. “Catholic schools educate one in five NSW students...
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| Dec 18, 2018

Submission responding to the Review of the NSW Curriculum

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| Mar 18, 2014

Submission to the Review of the Australian Curriculum

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| Dec 25, 2013

Submission to the NSW Board of Studies on Review of Languages Education in NSW

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| Dec 06, 2011

Catholic Schools New South Wales Review of Early Childhood Funding

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| Dec 22, 2010

Catholic Schools New South Wales Special Needs Submission to NSW Legislative Council

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| Aug 01, 2008

Supporting Aboriginal Students being Schooled Away from Home

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| Jul 01, 2008

Response to NSW Government Consultation Paper on Raising the NSW School Leaving Age

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| Feb 28, 2008

Joint Submission to the Special Commission of Inquiry into Child Protection Services in NSW

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Latest News

Feb 11, 2021

COVID-19 Information & Updates

For resources & updates on COVID-19 please head to the Catholic Schools NSW COVID-19 Resources page.
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Jan 10, 2021

Catholic school students top the state in 16 HSC subjects in 2020

Catholic school students top the state in 16 HSC subjects in 2020 Catholic school students achieved outstanding results in this year’s Higher School Certificate exams, with 15 students receiving First in Course awards for 16 subjects. Catholic Schools NSW Chief...
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Oct 10, 2020

School Safety Information & Updates

Get up-to-date information on schools that have temporarily ceased operations due to adverse weather, bushfire, emergencies or other incidents. For information about flooding in your area please check the NSW State Emergency Service website and ABC Listen app. Catholic schools temporarily non-operational...
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