Adult Learners Week

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, […]

Adult Learners Week

Atwea College Student of the Year

To celebrate Adult Learners Week 2021, Atwea College will be hosting their annual Adult Learners Week Awards on Thursday September 9. Meet our nominees for Student of the Year! Amanda Dawson Amanda enrolled into to this Certificate III Individual Support (Disability) course with determination and willingness to commit to the course and to achieve a […]

Adult Learners Week

Atwea College Tutor of the Year 2021

Jaimie Adamson It is our pleasure to recommend Jaimie Adamson for Outstanding Tutor of the Year! Jaimie sets high, but not unreasonable, standards for her students and gives them the tools to succeed. Students are motivated and her successful teaching techniques are reflected in her student’s results. Jaimie has a gift for making her students […]

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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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Business Skills that benefit others

Jessica Bonniface, trainer at Atwea College, considers herself a professional student; “I do not think there has been a time in my life when I have not undertaken some sort of education/learning and I enjoy being able to pass on my learning to others.” Currently teaching Certificate II and III Business Administration (EVET) to year […]

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Student Story – Daizee Watling

Education is a powerful resource that can be used to change the course of someone’s life. Daizee Watling had a crossroads moment at school when she made the change to Alesco Senior College’s Newcastle campus based at Cooks Hill. “I was not fitting in at my previous school and believe that changing to Alesco allowed […]

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Cosi all wrapped up

Cosi has finished and the show was a huge success! Congratulations to the cast and crew on a great performance. Be sure to check out what’s coming up at the CAS. In a burnt-out old theatre adjoining the grounds of a mental hospital in 1970s Australia, a motley crew is assembling. Corralled by the manic […]

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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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