Addresses from Dr Mulford

Headmaster’s Address

April 20, 2017 Headmaster Dr David Mulford’s address to the College on the first assembly for Term 1, 2017 on Tuesday, 1 February, 2017. A special welcome to new boys and new staff. A special thank you to staff for providing many wonderful … read more

Headmaster’s Prizegiving Address

April 20, 2017 Headmaster Dr David Mulford’s address to the College during Annual Prize giving on Thursday, 8 December 2016. What a year! In the prize giving program I use quotes to illustrate the themes of change and revolutions. I quote Charles Dickens from … read more

Headmaster’s Address

April 20, 2017 Headmaster Dr David Mulford’s address to the College during the visit of the King and Queen of Tonga to Newington for the opening of the Tupou College Centre, 18 July 2016. I acknowledge it is wonderful to have the King … read more

Finding a Balance in Sport

April 20, 2017 Over the years, Newington has forged many excellent partnerships with sporting organisations. They have proven to be beneficial in so many ways. However, my concern is that there is a growing specialisation of all sports at younger and younger ages. … read more

Partnership

April 20, 2017 Written for Autumn News Magazine 2016 This edition of News has a central theme of partnerships. As a College we have five main partnerships. These are with the boys, parents, teachers, Old Boys and community, (local, national and international). Other … read more

Headmaster’s Address

April 20, 2017 Headmaster’s address at the first full college assembly of 2016. One reason why Newington is special is our diversity – we are so multi-cultural and multi-faith and we foster difference through our unity of purpose. The Australian of the Year … read more

Headmaster’s Address

April 20, 2017 Headmaster Dr David Mulford’s address at Annual Prize Giving, 8 December 2015 I read on a t-shirt when I recently attended the IB conference for heads the following statement; “The most important things in life are not about things”. I became … read more

Service, Leadership and Learning to Care

April 20, 2017 Written for Autumn News 2015 The College continues to present opportunities for boys to learn how to care. Four of our eight core aims and values at Newington deliberately overlap. They are learning through service, building our character, caring for … read more