Catholic schools in Far North Queensland will re-open on Wednesday morning, as will their outside school hours and long day care services. The exception may be a small number of schools still without power where the Principal will make a local decision whether to re-open. At this stage (3pm Tuesday) these schools are Holy Spirit […]
All Catholic schools in the Cairns, Mossman, Cooktown, Tablelands and Cassowary Coast regions will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday 2 March due to the current cyclonic conditions caused by the tropical low which is slow moving off the coast. The only far northern Catholic schools to remain open will be St Joseph’s Parish School, Weipa and […]
Excitement is building and enrolments are growing as construction continues at Cairns’ newest secondary school. Main building works are starting at Newman Catholic College following a month of demolition and preparation at the school’s site on the grounds of James Cook University. Newly-appointed construction company Bryant Building Contractors met with members of Cairns Catholic Education’s […]
Development of Cairns’ newest secondary school is progressing through its major milestones, with funding for the highly anticipated project approved. The almost $15 million funding announcement by Barron River MP Craig Crawford on Friday means Stage 1 of Newman Catholic College will soon go to tender and a nationwide search will begin for a foundation […]
Department of Health have upgraded their advice regarding COVID-19. Information for schools and early childhood centres, students and their parents Students and staff returning from, or transited through Iran are now also required to self-isolate for 14 days upon their return to Australia. The self-isolation period is still applicable to persons returned or transited from […]
The new secondary college planned for the James Cook University campus at Smithfield has been named: Newman Catholic College. Cairns Bishop James Foley announced the name following community consultation and recommendations from the Catholic Northern Beaches Parish whose parishioners strongly endorsed the recognition of the recently canonised St John Henry Newman. Read the full story: […]
Community members are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the charism and name for the proposed Catholic Secondary College to be established on the JCU Campus at Smithfield in 2022. The meeting will take place at 10 am on 1 December, 2019 at Holy Cross Church, Reed Rd, Trinity Park following Mass at 8.30 am and […]
If you’re interested in finding out about the proposed new secondary college at James Cook University Cairns Campus, take a look at the following video series where our project leaders present information about the project’s purpose, partnership, opportunities, design and build, and community consultation.