From the Vice Principal – Term 1 Week 6

Changes to Family Contact Details

In the event that you and/or your children have had a change in circumstance that the College needs to be made aware of, we encourage you to promptly complete the relevant form located on the College website.

Click here to update your contact details.

‘Raising Resilient and Respectful Teens’ – Parent Connect Series 1

Join our panel of experts for an insightful evening as we navigate the challenges of adolescence together.

Claire Eaton, a national speaker and youth coach, will unveil strategies from her book “The Organised Teenager,” empowering parents and teachers to enhance organisation, time management, and productivity in adolescents, ultimately fostering resilience and reducing stress.

Kate Rashton and Nicolette Beard, co-founders of We Are W/M, will share essential knowledge on consent, covering legal aspects, age considerations, consent related to alcohol and technology, and facilitating discussions on sexual consent with young people.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and practical advice to support the well-being and development of your young people.

Presented by Zero2Hero, in partnership with Newman College, all parents and community members are invited to attend.

Newman College Parents can recieve a discount of 50% of their ticket purchases using the below code:


Click here to purchase your tickets.

Assessment Guidelines

Assessment is a crucial component of the learning process, offering students, parents/guardians, and teachers insights into academic progress and furnishing feedback to shape future learning endeavours. Assessment procedures must uphold principles of fairness, reliability, validity, and transparency. Newman College is dedicated to an assessment process aligned with our Vision for Learning and Learning Cycle. Students are encouraged to actively participate in diverse assessments that align with the curriculum, presenting valuable opportunities for constructive feedback and feedforward.

Parents/guardians are reminded that, in the event of student illness, it is mandatory to submit a medical certificate to the College absentee email address ( on the day of the absence. Failure to provide this documentation of illness may result in the student receiving a mark of 0 for the missed assessment. Additional information on our assessment policies is available through the links provided below.

Assessment Policy Year 7-9

Assessment Policy Year 10-12

Community Mass

Each Thursday morning at 8.10am, the College celebrates the Eucharist in the Champagnat Chapel. The liturgy is organised and run by students across Primary and Secondary and are a beautiful opportunity to come together to as a school community to pray and celebrate together.

Students, staff, families, alumni and friends are most welcome to join us for these special Community Masses.

Michael Chiera