Media Centre

Safety in the spotlight during Child Safety Week

In a first for the Catholic Diocese of Sale, parishes and schools across the region will soon unite to celebrate Child Safety Week.

High achievers recognised with Premier’s VCE Awards

Three graduates from Catholic secondary colleges in the Diocese of Sale have been acknowledged for their strong performance in Year 12 during 2020, winning Premier’s VCE Awards.

Aboriginal foundation celebrates new milestones

A charity which aims to change the lives of Aboriginal children across Victoria recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, and a record number of students being supported in local Catholic schools.

Secondary students accepted to Monash Scholars Program

High achieving students from four Catholic secondary schools across the Diocese of Sale have been invited to participate in the Monash Scholars Program.

Plans announced for Our Lady of Sion Convent and former Sion Campus, Sale

Bishop Greg Bennet and Director of Catholic Education, Ms Maria Kirkwood, have announced their plans for the historic site in Sale.

Cranbourne Catholic schools celebrate new facilities

Bishop Greg Bennet visited two Catholic schools in Cranbourne to bless and formally open their new facilities.

A bright future for Catholic schools in Yarram and Stratford

Both schools will begin Term 3 with new school leaders.

A new chapter for Catholic education in Orbost

St Joseph’s Primary School in Orbost is about to start a fresh chapter, with the appointment of Mrs Kirsten Daly as Principal.

Eco Warriors at Nagle College

In the lead-up to World Environment Day, we put the spotlight on Nagle College's Year 9 Eco Warriors program.

2021 Catholic Education Awards Announced

Educators and students from across Gippsland and Melbourne’s south-east have been recognised for their dedication, with Diocese of Sale Catholic Education awards.

A helping hand for graduates

First-year teachers from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Sale recently gathered to attend a program designed to support their entry into the profession.

Investing in School Leadership

Future leaders of Catholic primary and secondary schools within the Diocese of Sale recently gathered in Inverloch for a three-day workshop to build on their leadership skills.

Catholic College Sale celebrates past and welcomes new beginnings

The school and broader community from Catholic College Sale recently gathered to celebrate the opening of the refurbished John XXIII building and to say their final goodbyes to the historic Sion campus.

Welcoming the new school year

The community at St Brendan’s Primary School in Lakes Entrance gathered to celebrate the beginning of the new school year with two significant ceremonies; a Mass, and an official Welcome to Country and Smoking ceremony.

A fresh start for staff and students

There were plenty of new faces at St James Primary School in Nar Nar Goon on the first day of school, with 17 Foundation students and a new principal all ready to begin the new school year.

A new chapter for Catholic Education in Cranbourne

Staff and students at St Thomas the Apostle Primary School in Cranbourne East will have a fresh start to the new year, after farewelling their former principal.

First day at Warragul's newest primary school

The first day of school was doubly exciting for students of St Angela of the Cross, with balloons in the school colours to celebrate the opening of the new school.

End of an era in Sale

After nearly 130 years, the historic Sion Campus of Catholic College Sale has closed its doors, with students set to take advantage of new facilities at the school’s St Patrick’s campus.

Lest we forget...

On November 11, schools across the Diocese of Sale took a moment to reflect on Australia’s rich history and remember the brave sacrifices of our men and women.

What'll happen to the wattle?

Nagle’s Year 8 Enhanced Science students have been selected to take part in the ‘What’ll happen with the wattle??!’ program, supported by the Australian Space Agency.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

To commemorate NAIDOC Week 2020, Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) acknowledged and celebrated our nation’s story, which began long before European settlement. This year’s theme, ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.

Celebrating resilience this World Teachers' Day

Catholic school teachers will receive an extra reward for their efforts this Friday, as local schools celebrate World Teachers’ Day.

New principal aims to inspire

Becoming the principal of Trinity Catholic Primary School in Narre Warren is a dream come true for Mrs Kathryn Pepper.

New look for Catholic Education

The governance body that oversees Catholic schools in south-east Victoria has unveiled a new logo.

Students start face-to-face learning in kid's paradise

It was smiles all around on Monday, as Foundation students at St Kieran’s Primary School in Moe returned to the classroom.

Pastoral care continues during remote learning

Nagle College continues to support the emotional and physical wellbeing of its students by ensuring pastoral care continues throughout remote learning.

A very different RUOK day

Are you okay? was the question virtually circling the Catholic Education Office on 10 September, R U OK? Day.

Spotlight on Child Safety

Catholic schools will reinforce the importance of child safety to teachers, parents and students next week, in line with National Child Protection Week.

Positive moves at St Catherine's

Staff and students at St Catherine’s Primary School in Berwick are finding many ways to stay positive.

Strengthening relationships at St Patrick's

Members of the Pakenham school community are finding ways to build connections with each other during remote learning.

Joining together for the community

Nagle College staff cooked dozens of meals for St Mary's Parish and the Bairnsdale Corps of the Salvation Army, thanks to a generous donation from Sunrise Rotary Bairnsdale.

Student Pursuit of Excellence Awards

St Peter’s College recently held its annual Student Pursuit of Excellence awards via video, so the whole school community could still celebrate the college’s high achievers while most students are learning from home.

A flexible approach to remote learning

St Brigid's Primary School in Officer has been busy preparing online resources and activities for students to undertake remotely, as primary school children begin Term 3 at home.

Sacred Heart Primary School enters a new era

Described as a small school with a big heart, Sacred Heart Primary School in Morwell is about to start a new chapter.

Catholic Education Awards Announced

Educators from across Gippsland and Melbourne’s south-east have been recognised for their dedication.

New school on track to open in 2021

Work has been steadily progressing to prepare for the opening of Warragul’s newest primary school, St Angela of the Cross.

Three students from the Diocese of Sale have been recognised for academic excellence at the Premier’s VCE awards.

Catholic schools get creative with ANZAC Day commemorations

Catholic schools across the Diocese of Sale found innovative ways to celebrate ANZAC Day in spite of social distancing restrictions.

Remote schooling in Term 2

To minimise the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) will move to remote schooling from the beginning of Term 2.

Local Catholic school takes positive approach to remote schooling

Staff at Lumen Christi Primary School in Churchill are keeping school spirits high as they prepare for the possibility of remote schooling.

School holidays to start early

To minimise the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Diocese of Sale Catholic Education Limited (DOSCEL) has decided to start school holidays early.

Catholic Schools' precautionary measures

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Sale have begun taking precautionary measures to try to minimise the spread of coronavirus. All schools remain open at this stage, and parents have been advised to send their children to school as usual.