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Schools unite to support our farmers!

Synopsis for Schools unite to support our Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains have united in their bid to raise much-needed funds for NSW’s drought-stricken farmers raising over $10,000 through various fundraising initiatives. Read more...

Captivate shines during spectacular showcase performance

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students had the opportunity to shine when the Captivate performing and creative arts program recently hosted its 10th Anniversary Showcase at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Read more...

Numeracy team unravel the complexities of teaching Multiplicative Thinking

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) Numeracy Team highlighted their ability to think outside the box when they recently presented their pilot study about incorporating an alternative way of teaching multiplicative thinking at this year’s Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia’s Conference (MERGA). Read more...

Colour Run a Huge Success!

When the suggestion was made by parents to have a Colour Run fundraising event at Our Lady of the Nativity, Lawson, Principal Lisa Samojlowicz said “yes, let’s do it!”. Read more...

Colour run fun at Our Lady of the Nativity Primary Lawson

There were big grins and lots of laughter at Our Lady of the Nativity Primary at Lawson on May 24 as students took part in their first fundraising colour run. Read more...

It's time to celebrate our Catholic schools

Catholic Schools Week was celebrated in the Diocese of Parramatta with schools opening up their doors and demonstrating to their local communities how they teach in their amazing learning spaces and embrace a sense of community.

Lenten Message 2018 - Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv

Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv reminds us that with the celebration of Ash Wednesday, we begin a season of Lent which is meant to be a journey of renewal and transformation. Read more...

Waking up to the sound of elephants

Our Lady of Nativity has the best learning-focused excursions ever with the recent Zoo Snooze camp a spectacular success. Students slept overnight at Taronga Zoo and woke up to the sound of elephants. They wandered the zoo looking at exotic wildlife up close and personal and learnt more about the animal kingdom. Read more...

Educating parents about cyber safety

As the online world moves forward at breakneck speed sometimes our children are more advanced than parents in new technology, and this can pose problems. A free e-Safety workshop will be held on Monday 27 November between 5.30pm and 6.30pm at Blaxland High School Auditorium to shine light on this important subject. The workshop is a great opportunity for parents in our community to gain more knowledge and understanding on how to manage your child's online behaviour, their access and time spent online. Read more...

Year 6 transition to high school

The transition to high school is an important time for our Year 6 students and a group boarded a bus to visit St Columba’s Springwood to check out the “big school”. Read more...