Calrossy Centenary

 

Come and join us to help celebrate 100 Years of quality education in Calrossy's Centenary Year.  

 

Calendar of Centenary Events

 

Official Foundation Service – St John’s Church Tamworth

Sunday February 3, 2019 - 2pm

 

Whole School Foundation Service

Monday February 4,  9:30am

This will be the first official Centenary Celebration and will be held at the Bishop Peter Chiswell Hall on the Calrossy William Cowper Campus at 242 Moore Creek Road Tamworth.

 

Official Centenary Opening of the 1989 Time Capsule 

Monday February 4,  1:30pm

At the Calrossy Brisbane Street Campus – 140 Brisbane Street Tamworth

 

“Back to Calrossy Weekend” Centenary Reunion of Alumni

 

To register your attendance along with more information on the accommodation packages please go to https://bit.ly/2TCBtkN

 

Friday April 26 Brisbane Street Campus

  • 12pm Registration opens for Alumni to collect their welcome packages
  • 2pm Check-in at Boarding for those registered
  • 5pm Canapés and Pre Dinner Drinks in the Peter Smart Hall.  Casual Dress
  • Support is available to arrange Class Dinners at local restaurants. Please email alumni@calrossy.nsw.edu.au or call 02 5776 5100 for more information.

Saturday April 27 Brisbane Street Campus

  • 9am – 10am Communion Service Open Table and Official Reunion Photo.
  • 10am – 10:50am Morning Tea and 1989 time capsule that was buried for 30 years will be on display in the Peter Smart Hall
  • 11am - Unveiling of the Mary England Drawing Room
  • 11:30am -  Brisbane St Campus Tours showcasing Calrossy in 2019, Visit our Science Labs, Maker Space and Art rooms, just to name a few and also have the opportunity to meet present staff members.
  • 1:15pm – A bus will be available for transport to the Lunch at our William Cowper Campus.

Saturday April 27, William Cowper Campus – 242 Moore Creek Road

  • 1:30pm BBQ Lunch where you can sample our delicious Calrossy Kamilaroi Shorthorn steaks, in our opinion, the best in the North West.
  • 2:15pm William Cowper Campus Tours including Secondary Boys, Primary classrooms and award winning Kamillaroi Shorthorn Cattle Team displays. These tours will also showcase our plans for the Future developments at the William Cowper Campus and for Calrossy.  
  • 3:30pm Special Reunion Photo at the William Cowper Campus .
  • 4pm Official dedication of our William Cowper Campus School Oval to named Goldsworthy Oval, Blessing of the Oval by Chaplin Stephen Price
  • 4:15pm Alumni Versus Students Centenary Rugby Match with Mr Joe Goldsworthy, Alumni Team Manager and Head Selector Versus Mr. Eliot Sanger, Students Team Manager.  Special Guest Referee to be announced. 

5pm Buses are available for return to Brisbane Street.

6:15pm Buses to leave Brisbane street for Alumni staying in school boarding houses.

  • 6:45pm Dinner Celebration at the Bishop Peter Chiswell Hall at the William Cowper Campus.

Dress Semi-Formal

Champagne on arrival

Cutting of the Centenary Cake 

Sit Down Meal in year groups, Lucky door prizes and raffles, Cash bar in operation, Entertainment by Splashpool 8pm -11pm

Busses leave for the Brisbane Street Campus via accommodation and town at 10pm & 11pm

 

Sunday April 28

 

The entire Calrossy Community, past and present, are invited to the Calrossy Centenary Church Service at St Johns Anglican Church in Carthage Street, Tamworth

Morning Tea will be held at the Calrossy Brisbane Street Campus.  This will also be the opportunity to say final goodbyes. 

 

May 2019

This month marks the 20th year anniversary for Calrossy Primary School.  Events to celebrate this milestone will include an Open Day, Time Capsule Opening, Tabloid Sports Day and lots of fun activities for the whole family. Dates for these events are still to be confirmed. 

 

Tamworth Town Hall – Saturday, September 7, 2019

Don't miss the Calrossy Event of the Year.... The Calrossy “Ball of the Century”.  Tickets will be made available later in the year.

 

Calrossy Centenary Art Show –

Friday November 22 and Saturday, November 23 at the Bishop Peter Chiswell Hall, William Cowper Campus. 

 

Sydney Alumni Gathering –

Sunday October 20, 2019 

 

Please be aware that dates and times for events in May will be confirmed…..

Boarding

  • Health & Wellbeing

    Calrossy's Christian, personal and caring values are nowhere more evident than in the boarding houses.

  • Secondary Girls Facilities

    Calrossy has four boarding facilities for Secondary Girls, conveniently located on or near the Brisbane Street Campus.

  • Secondary Boys Facilities

    Our boys' boarding facility is located near the William Cowper Campus and central to Tamworth.

Scholarships

students

Calrossy offers a variety of scholarships across disciplines for Secondary students.