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  • Catherine McAuley, St Columba’s College and Corpus Christi Primary make the NAPLAN honour roll

    THREE Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools made the NAPLAN honour roll by significantly exceeding national benchmarks.
  • Aspiring tennis star has special meeting with Cumberland Mayor

    ASPIRING tennis star Marco Ciarrocchi was invited to a special meeting with the Mayor of Cumberland Council recently to receive his Youth Sports Person nominee certificate. The Our Lady Queen of Peace, Greystanes Yr 4 student was given the special presentation by the Mayor Greg Cummings as a result of his sporting accomplishments, most notably in tennis.
  • St Joseph’s Primary Schofields - Wanderers School of the Year!

    This week the Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club paid St Joseph's Schofields a special visit to thank them for their support and also announced them as the ‘Wanderers School of the Year’
  • Catholic Schools Week Food for Thought

    St John’s Primary, Riverstone and Trinity Primary School, Kemps Creek thought outside the box when it came to Catholic Schools Week this year. These celebrations were ‘food for thought’ for both of these outstanding Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta learning communities.
  • Young minds with improvement ideas for their community

    A walk around the Glenwood community by Year 1 Holy Cross Primary Glenwood students saw them come up with big ideas on how they could improve a local reserve and shopping centre.
  • Executive Directors Summer Reading Challenge winners are grinners!

    This year’s competition was remarkable with more than 1800 entries from students across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. This annual competition promotes literacy among students across the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta during the summer holidays. 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.




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