Westmead Catholic Education Precinct
A Catholic education precinct will be established at Westmead on site with Catherine McAuley Westmead and Parramatta Marist High.
The education precinct will include:
- Catherine McAuley Westmead - girls’ secondary school of 1,000 students
- Parramatta Marist High - boys’ secondary school of 1,000 students
- Mother Teresa Primary - a new two-stream primary school for up to 420 students
- potential for a Catholic Preschool and Out of School Hours (OOSH) service and Catholic Trade Training Centre
The current primary school at Westmead, Sacred Heart Catholic Primary, will continue to operate on its parish site.
This week is Catholic Schools week and more than 723,000 students from 614 Catholic schools across New South Wales and the ACT will be celebrating, with the theme 'Every child counts'.
Minister for School Education Peter Garrett AM MP launched executive director of schools, Greg Whitby’s new book Educating Gen Wi-fi calling it ‘a book of its time’.
On 7 March, four principals and 150 beginning teachers were commissioned into their roles of service in the Diocese of Parramatta at the annual Education Mass.