On 22 February, staff and students at St Mary MacKillop Primary, Penrith South honoured the canonisation of their school patron by officially changing their school name from ‘Mary MacKillop Primary’ to ‘St Mary MacKillop Primary’.
Over 47,500 students and staff in Catholic schools as well as Catholic Education Office and Chancery staff will pray the Angelus at noon daily as a sign of ‘unity, reverence and dignity’.
CAPTIVATE drama students are part of the prestigious Short and Sweet Theatre Festival in King St Theatre. Top 80 and wildcard entries with CAPTIVATE member Gabriella Florek taking on her first Directoring role
With the release of the HSC results, many of our students from across the Diocese of Parramatta have achieved outstanding recognition for their work being selected in number of state-wide exhibitions and showcases.
On Sunday 25 November, over 60 students and staff from Catholic primary and secondary schools in the Diocese of Parramatta performed in the end of year CAPTIVATE String Concert at St Finbar’s Catholic Church, Glenbrook.
On Sunday 25 November, over 60 students and staff from primary and secondary schools in the Diocese of Parramatta performed in the end of year CAPTIVATE String Concert at St Finbar’s Catholic Church, Glenbrook.
Executive director of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta, Greg Whitby, today called on parents to complain in the strongest possible terms about the injustice of cutting funding to Catholic schools.
The NSW government will announce next week, an unprecedented cut to funding for Catholic schools in NSW of $24.5 million annually.
Catholic Education celebrated its silver jubilee as a system of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta with a creative and performing arts presentation on Tuesday 7 August at Riverside Theatre.
More than 950 students from 23 primary and 17 secondary Catholic schools in western Sydney showcased their creative talents in a series of music, dance, strings and drama performances throughout June.