The building is of a rare design and is a significant landmark in the northern Illawarra. Reviews I'm , rate this school. He says that when Coordinators used to walk around asking who wanted prac students, many would say they did. Welfare and personal development: Holy Spirit College aims to be a true community that, through common effort, will provide the opportunity for a complete education and help to enable its members to lead a truly Christian life. It still has retained its old world charm. Miss Harriet Overington held a grant of 2000 acres called Bellambi or Palamba.
The eldest son Michael married Jane Geraghty and they had five sons and five daughters. The Cawley family also donated Cawley Park in Russell Vale to the Wollongong Council in 1939. The Bellambi Estate was a 2,000 acre grant occupied by Miss Harriett Overington later Mrs J S Spearing. Renowned speaker Paul Dillon will be coming to Holy Spirit College on June 18 to speak to our Year 10, 11 and 12 students, and will also present to parents for 90 minutes that evening. Mon-Fri 15:10 School Bus 16 Holy Spirit College to Woodland Ave, Woonona Holy Spirit College - Cawley Street ent, R Lismore, R Gladstone, L Union, over the Railway Line and up Bellambi Lane, R Princes Highway, Last Stop Woodland Ave, Woonona. But from Term 2 the College will be among those telling universities that they will no longer accept prac students under current arrangements.
Later in 1862 the coal mine became insolvent and the mine and leases were sold. He started the Illawarra's intercolonial trade with shipments to Adelaide and Launceston. Land Grants In 1824 Moses Brennan received permission to occupy 800 acres in a small tract of land named Bullambee. Thank you to the staff who give of their time to s upport this amazing event each year. In 1842 the estate was subdivided and the village of Bellambi was laid out with provision being made for a wharf. This position has been forced upon us.
There is a great deal of administration and we find that they coordinate a lot with their supervising teachers via email and often contact us outside of school hours. The community of Holy Spirit College has now grown in an environment of respect and appreciation of the past and a tremendous enthusiasm and hope for the future. Although standing side by side on land bordered by Cawley and Gladstone Streets, the two schools had previously existed separately - St Paul's as a 7-12 boys' school in the care of the Marist Fathers, and Holy Cross as a 7-10 girls' school run by the Sisters of St Joseph. Cousins, 1994 Early Residents Pat Geraghty Pat Geraghty arrived in the Illawarra area in 1828 at the age of twenty five. Sport: Competition teams in athletics, swimming, rugby league, rugby union, soccer, basketball, netball, touch, hockey, cricket, volleyball and tennis. In 1983 Holy Spirit College opened as a result of the amalgamation of St Paul's College and Holy Cross College.
In 1983 Holy Spirit was formed from the Amalgamation of Saint Paul's College a Marist Fathers and Brothers all boys yrs 7-12 College and Holy Cross College a Sisters of Saint Joseph all Girls yrs 7-10 College. To those most concerned for the Catholic education of the youth of the region it marked a new beginning. The 'Gala Experience' is one that we don't tend to forget as either staff or student, and this year will be no different. It was the main entry to the Illawarra from the north. William Wilson the manager of South Bulli Colliery opened the hotel to cater for the miners and their families. In undertaking this responsibility, the college aims to complement and supplement the work of parents who remain primarily and principally responsible for the education of their children. The building contractor was Alex McDonald and the interior fittings and furniture were supplied by Wollongong iron monger Walter Vogan.
A village was established on Mrs Spearing's grant in 1842 after its subdivision. Sonya rates her prac experience as the most important element of the Graduate Diploma she completed through the University of Wollongong and she has since enjoyed taking prac students herself. Thomas Hale had a low, woodpile jetty constructed into six feet of water at low tide on the western side of Bellambi Point. The residence is of uncommon style and size in the area and has a strong association with the coal mining industry. His five sons also took up land at Bellambi at the same time. The college aims to provide opportunities for all students to achieve their greatest potential in every aspect of life.
The condition externally is poor and in need of major restoration. Afternoon Services Frequency Start Number Route Mon Only 15:20 School Bus 17 Holy Spirit College to Hopetoun Street, Woonona Holy Spirit College - Cawley Street ent, R Lismore, R Gladstone, L Union, R Pioneer Drive, R Park Road, L Kulgoa Road, L Campbell Street, R Franklin Ave, R Park Road, R Trinity Row, R Farrell Road, R Molloy Street, L Princes Hwy, last drop Hopetoun Street, Woonona. Facilities: New multi-purpose Casey-Ryder Hall, six sports fields, four basketball courts, two netball courts, technology rooms including computer labs, art rooms, darkrooms, science labs, music rooms including keyboard lab, library resource centre, hall, drama studio. The coal was then transferred to bullock drays and conveyed to the village at Bellambi Point. He says the prac relationship is not just about the supervisor and prac student involved, it impacts on the whole school.
After the colliery was taken over by the Bellambi Coal Company a new gauge railway was built following the course of the old wooden tramway. John Cawley left 64 acres of land to the Catholic Church, this land left to the Marist Fathers became the site of the Holy Cross College for girls and St. A sharp nosed punt then replaced the rowing boats. He says work intensification is a contributing factor. In 1901 the directors of the company decided to purchase the adjoining South Bulli Colliery. This lagoon, forest and dune system has an area of about one square kilometre.