Newington College is an independent, Uniting Church, day and boarding school for boys, located in Stanmore, an inner-western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Established in 1863 at Newington House, Silverwater, the college is open to boys of all faiths and denominations. Since 1922 Newington has been governed by an Act of Parliament.
Newington has two preparatory schools, Wyvern House, in Cambridge Street, Stanmore, and a Preparatory School at Lindfield, on Sydney's Upper North Shore. The college have a rowing facility on the Parramatta River at Abbotsford. Newington currently caters for approximately 1,580 students from Kindergarten to Year 12, including 48 boarders from Years 7 to 12.
The school is a member of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA), the Junior School Heads Association of Australia (JSHAA), the Australian Boarding Schools' Association, and a founding member of the Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools of New South Wales (AAGPS).
The college prepares students for the School Certificate, the Higher School Certificate and the International Baccalaureate.
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... The Wesleyan Collegiate Institute opened at Newington House, Silverwater, on Thursday 16 July 1863, with 16 students aged from seven years of age - so ... A bequest, by John Jones, of land at Stanmore, saw the College move to the newly fashionable inner-city suburbs of Sydney in 1880 ... The Rev Dr Charles Prescott, as President and Headmaster of Newington, wanted to give greater emphasis to preparatory education at the College but it was twenty years after his arrival ...
... In 1923, Warden was appointed a member of the Newington College Council and served until 1948 ... years he was actively involved in the development of the College's buildings and grounds ... William Glasson, donated two thousand pounds for the erection of a grandstand between the College ovals ...
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