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Alesco Student of the Year 2021

Annelise Brown Annelise came to Alesco Cooks Hill to start Senior 1 at the beginning of 2020. Prior to this Annelise had been home schooled. She has flourished in Alesco’s learning environment. As unpredictable as 2020 was Annelise achieved excellent results and always maintained positivity, even during uncertain times.  As a senior leader in 2021, […]

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Science benches on their way in Australian first

We are so excited to announce, in partnership with the Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation and IPC Irwin, Alesco has officially ordered seven brand new mobile science benches for each of our campuses! And they are now officially on their way Down Under. The benches were originally designed with consultants from the UN for a United […]

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Teacher’s Aide of the Year Nomination

  Atwea College and Alesco Senior College are proud to announce that Student Learning and Support Officer Belinda Wells has been nominated for Teacher’s Aide of the Year. Belinda, who now works at our new Abermain Campus, started with Alesco Cessnock in 2016 as a Student Welfare Officer. Before this, she worked with Father O’Riley’s […]

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Life changing education

Akiva Pacey O’Toole was the first student to walk through the doors of Alesco Senior College in Tuncurry at the schools inception in 2016. She used the opportunities Alesco offered her to work on her personal growth and work out where her life would take her. She became a dedicated and determined young lady who […]

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Alesco part of international project

Alesco Senior College recently participated in The Manning River Turtle Conservation Project by making 60 craft turtles using paddle pop sticks, wool and a simple weaving technique.  Their baby turtles will form part of a large mother turtle, covering 8m x 10m and will be photographed from the air by a drone in late May. […]

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2020 Alesco Graduations

For the first time in our school’s history, Alesco held separate graduations for each campus in the Hunter and Mid North Coast regions. From Tuesday 1st December until Friday 11th December 2020, Alesco Tuncurry, Tomaree, North Lakes, Raymond Terrace, Newcastle and Cessnock ran events at local venues and live streamed via Zoom to anyone who […]

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Students’ lives changed through alternative education

As enrolments for 2020 open at the Tomaree campus of the award winning Alesco Senior College, graduating students are encouraging young people to consider a different pathway to completing high school. In the past three years, more than 60 young people who were at risk of not completing their school education, are now creating exciting […]

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Past Student Profile – Caitlin

Year 10 seemed bleak for Caitlin Cooper when her childhood friends excluded her from their new social group and her parents separated.

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