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 […]
Newman Catholic College
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.
Holy Cross School at Trinity Park is the closest feeder school to the proposed new college which will cater to families in the Northern Beaches region and further north to Port Douglas and Mossman. Here are some of the students sharing their hopes and dreams for the school and its design.
Listen to CES – Cairns’ Dora Luxton talk with 846 4CA’s John MacKenzie about the proposed new school