Mission & Learning
Newman College is a Catholic school educating in the Marist tradition. We strive to animate our delivery of learning, teaching and wellbeing, as one which is innovative and creative, underpinned by contemporary and relevant pedagogy.
Vision for Mission – to form “Good Christians and Good Citizens”.
Newman College is a Catholic school educating in the Marist tradition which endeavours to lead students to know and love Jesus Christ. With Mary as our model in faith, we encourage students to grow into the fullness of their humanity in an educational environment where they feel welcomed, accepted and valued. Read more
Vision for Learning – Shine through Discovery
Our Vision for Learning ‘Shine through Discovery’ – Let your light shine (Matthew 5:16) inspires our faith and learning community to Challenge, Collaborate, Create and Celebrate who we are and what we seek to achieve. By promoting education in the Marist tradition we, at Newman College strive to animate our delivery of learning, teaching and wellbeing. We also work to underpin our contemporary and relevant pedagogy with innovation and creativity.
At Newman College we promote and embrace an holistic education which encompasses academic studies, culture, service, sport and spiritual development. Each of these pursuits is individually important however collectively they have the power to develop your child’s spirit and strength of character: his/her heart and soul. Read more
Student wellbeing permeates our teaching programs, our student support structures and the policies that govern the way we engage with students, staff and parents.
At Newman College, we believe that wellbeing begins, though certainly extends, beyond self. We therefore challenge our students to seek healthy reflection on their own being and place in the world but we also require them to support, and meaningfully contribute towards, the lives of others.
Our objective is to develop a holistic approach to wellbeing in and out of the classroom by guiding students towards the development of skills, mindsets and behaviours that contribute to their social, physical, academic and emotional success. Read more
Students at Newman College are encouraged to engage in a variety of Co-curricular activities including social justice, youth ministry, academic competitions, the arts, cultural tours and sports. Read more
Student resources include book lists, student diary, homework club, assessments, examination timetables, information and communication technology, presentations and the wellbeing program. Read more
In the early years of high school, Newman College offers a broad curriculum where every student in Years 7 and 8 is encouraged to experience as many subject areas as possible.
From Year 9 onwards, students are offered a wide degree of choice to give them the flexibility to pursue the pathway that best suits them. Read more