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After 31 years working in schools, most recently as Principal of Caroline Chisholm College Glenmore Park, Dr Greg Elliott took on the newly created role of Wellbeing Director for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) at the start of Term 4. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta welcomes our newest Director, Sarah Alder, who joined the team recently as Director Capital Resourcing.

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Twenty-nine outstanding young leaders from secondary schools across the Diocese of Parramatta were recognised through the 2021 Bishop’s Award for Student Excellence. For the second year running, the awards were conferred virtually as a result of COVID-19.
Our Catholic community has been working together to update the way we share our faith with children and young people through a draft new curriculum for Religious Education, Living Life to the Full. Read more...
Trial exams written by the CSSA - once known as the Catholic Secondary Schools Association - which are purchased and run by more than 500 Catholic, independent and public schools were due to begin on July 26 but have been delayed until August 9, system leaders were told late on Thursday. Read more...
With NAIDOC Week to be held during the July school holidays, several Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools got in early and held special events during the last weeks of Term 2. Read more...
Since 2018, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has partnered with The Learning Bar on the annual Tell Them From Me (TTFM) online surveys for students, teachers, and parents and carers. Read more...

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Catholic students from across the country have joined together in a video performance of the national song ‘Faith in the Future’, to celebrate 200 years of Catholic education in Australia, which marks the anniversary of the first official Catholic school opened in Parramatta in October 1820. Read more...
As night gathered over Parramatta Park on a cool May night, Xavier College Llandilo School Captains Paige Manning and Huntley Jones stood together to greet guests at a civic reception to celebrate 200 Years of Catholic education in Australia. Read more...
On Monday 24 May 2021, the Catholic community of the Diocese of Parramatta celebrated 200 years of Catholic education in Australia at a Mass held at St Patrick’s Cathedral. The site of the first Catholic school established by Fr John Therry in 1820 is just a short stroll away in Hunter Street, Parramatta. Read More...

 

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Stuart Matters
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0407 609 419
smatters@parra.catholic.edu.au


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Greg Whitby
Executive Director

School principals and office staff as appropriate.


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