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TWCS School Concert 2021


On Thursday 16th September our 2021 School Concert was held at the Christian Family Centre, Seaton. The concert was called "In the beginning" and told the story of God's Creation through days 1-7. The students dressed in a plethora of costumes, dancing, singing and playing instruments such as ocarinas, belle plates, ukuleles, recorders and bucket drumming. They also used body percussion to create rainstorm! The 5/6's treated us to a rap battle and to finish the whole school performed "In the Beginning" by Andrew Chinn

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2021 House Leaders


Congratulations to our 2021 House Leaders. our school community gathered to listen to the Year 6 students present their speeches for voting of House Leader.

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Inspiring Excellence 2020


Congratulations to the following students who received an 'Inspiring Excellence' award for their commitment for displaying dedication to their learning, endeavouring to improve an area of challenge and exhitbiting many of the character strengths or espousing a sprituality aligned to St Mary of the Cross MacKillop and Fr Julian Tenison Woods.

Reception - Grace, Year 1 - Annika, Year 2 - Mira, Year 3 - William, Year 4 - Marissa, Year 5 - Nathaniel, Year 6 - Abigail.

Annika was the recipient of the Hindmarsh Award voted by staff for her overall commitment to learning.

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Capturing the Spirit Awards 2020


The Capturing the Spirit awards are presented to two graduating students who throughout their time at Tenison Woods have reflected the Tenison Ten and the Josephite traditions along with the spirit of Fr Julian Tenison Woods and St Mary of the Cross MacKillop. 

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Fresh look at Australia's first Saint


To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the canonisation of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop 4 year 6 students, Ruby, Olivia, Amiel and Rose have produced their own unique visual interpretations of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop. 

Full story is available on The Southern Cross website.


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School Fees Reduced in 2021


Today we welcomed Fr Philip Marshall and Bruno Vieceli to announce the unprecedented move, that the South Australian Commission for Catholic Schools (SACCS) will reduce school fees at every Catholic parish primary school in the state in 2021.


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National Reconciliation Week 2020


National Reconciliation Week started in 1993 as a week of prayer for Reconciliation. Religious communities worked together to pray for reconciliation between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people.

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TWCS welcomes Archbishop Patrick O'Regan to Adelaide


Tenison Woods Catholic School warmly welcome our new Archbishop Patrick O’Regan to Adelaide.


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New Archbishop of Adelaide


It is with great appreciation that we welcome the announcement of our new Archbishop Partick O'Regan. Pope Francis appointed Bishop O'Regan, currently Bishop of the Diocese in Sale Victoria as the 12th Archbishop of Adelaide.

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