SESQUI EVENTS & CELEBRATIONS

The Newington College community is hosting a number of events designed specifically to celebrate the history of the school in our Sesquicentenary year. Scroll down below to see the full list, and click on each event to find out more information.

 

Tuesday 29 January
Sesquicentenary Assemblies
A formal assembly at each campus to present the boys their Sesquicentenary items. To read the news item about this event, click here
Sunday 3 February
150th Anniversary Chapel Service
A commemorative service and blessing of Newington College. To read the news item about this event, click here
Friday 22 March
150 Years of Sport
A luncheon tribute to the history of Newington Sport as one of the six original members of the AAGPS. To read the news item about this event, click here
Tuesday 30 April
ANZAC Day Service
A military Memorial Service in honour of the fallen servicemen of Newington College. To read the news item about this event, click here
Thursday 6 June/Friday 7 June
Full School Photographs
Aerial and full campus photographs will be taken to capture our community in the Sesquicentenary.
Friday 17 May
Founders Society Luncheon
Members of the Founders Society will celebrate their annual gathering with Sesquicentenary flair. To read the news item about this event, click here
Saturday 25 May
Senior and Deputy Prefects’ Afternoon Tea
The Headmaster will acknowledge student leadership across the years as host at a Senior and Deputy Senior Prefects’ afternoon tea. To read the news item about this event, click here
Saturday 25 May
The ONU Dinner
All members of the ONU will be invited to formally acknowledge the contribution of the ONU to the development of Newington. To read the news item about this event, click here
Thursday 11 July
Tupou College Invitational Visit
A delegation from Tupou College, Tonga arrive for a week of shared
tradition, rugby and hospitality. To read about their visit, click here
Tuesday 16 July
Founders Day Chapel Service
This very special day, celebrating exactly 150 years of Newington, will also be acknowledged with the opening of the Rae and Pyke centres. To read about this event, please click here
Wednesday 17 July, 7.00pm
Founders Concert
A concert at the Sydney Town Hall, including commissioned works, will showcase the elite soloists and ensembles of Newington College. to read about the concert, please click here
Saturday 7 September
Back to Newington Day
Our biggest ‘home game’ weekend of the year for rugby and football includes a food, gifts and novelty fair.
Saturday 14 September
The Black and White Ball
The Gala Ticket event to conclude the Sesquicentenary Committee’s calendar of celebratory occasions. Dress code: Formal B & W of course! To read the news item about this event, click here