New teachers and leaders called to serve
Beginning teachers, new school principals and leaders gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta as Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests blessed and welcomed Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese staff to their new roles.
Energy reduction program a winner for schools
In coming months, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta will complete a comprehensive three-year school Energy Efficiency program that is tipped to reduce carbon emissions by 2,442 tonnes each year. Read more...
Reconciliation ‘More than a Word’ for Catholic schools
Truth-telling was the focus when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta representatives were Welcomed to Dharug Country during Reconciliation Week. The powerful event held on the site of the Blacktown Native Institute in Oakhurst will have a lasting impact as Catholic schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains put Reconciliation into action in 2021. Read more...
Schools celebrate NAIDOC Week
This week, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools will celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Rescheduled due to COVID-19, NAIDOC Week events include smoking ceremonies, an all-schools dance lesson streamed through Youtube and the virtual Murama Indigenous Youth Summit. Read more...
Our Lady of the Angels Primary is transformed for Christmas!
Christmas at Our Lady of the Angels Primary Kellyville has always been a special event, however, the school community took it to a new level this year. Read more...
Students are encouraged to believe in themselves and 'Dream Big'!
Students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney attended the fourth annual Murama Youth Summit to gain a deeper appreciation of Australia’s unique Indigenous culture. The inspirational event encouraged each of them to achieve their best no matter what setbacks might come their way.
Sarah Davis Visit
his week our Infants classes had a visit from Sarah Davis, an award-winning illustrator. Read more...
OLA celebrations 10 Years
OLA celebrations 10 Years as a school community.
Holy Cross Glenwood a shining example when it comes to PBS4L!
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) teachers were given the chance to see how the Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L) framework is making a difference at Holy Cross Primary Glenwood. The school hosted up to 120 CEDP teachers and staff along with the Executive Director Greg Whitby and Director of Learning Sue Walsh, as they shared their PBS4L journey so far. Read more...
Chatterbox Live encourages a conversation with parents !
Up to 250 parents participated in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s third Chatterbox Live event. The popular Q&A session provided parents and carers with a direct line to Executive Director Greg Whitby. Read more...