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A record number of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students received scholarships to attend Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) workshops across Sydney during the January school holidays. The students are active in CAPTIVATE, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s creative and performing arts program. Read more...
Using bright colours and recycled materials, students aimed to create an art installation that was not only beautiful but that would bring joy to the school community. Read more...
Following on from the challenge of completing their studies during the COVID-19 crisis, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students have topped the state in three HSC subjects. Read more...
It was a Christmas carol extravaganza for the students of St Monica’s Primary Richmond as they celebrated the festive season with music workshops and a concert led by well known Catholic musician Andrew Chinn. Read more...
Last year country music artist Jason Owen started ‘Doin it for Rural Aussie Kids’, a charity to help children from rural communities in need. This year, to support the 2020 appeal, Jason has enlisted the help of three local Year 6 students to sing back-up with him on a very special song. Read more...
21 members of the Diocese of Parramatta, including a significant number of CEDP staff, have been recognised by Pope Francis for their outstanding service to the Catholic Church as leaders and educators. Read more...
Dr Thomas Fienberg, a music teacher and former school captain of Bede Polding College who now teaches at Evans High School in Blacktown, is being applauded by the Australia Record Industry with a nomination for the 2020 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award. Read more...
It all started three years ago when an Our Lady of Lourdes Seven Hills teacher donated her daughter’s old drum kit to the school. Soon after another teacher donated a bass guitar, then a keyboard. Before they knew it, the OLOL School of Rock band was formed. Read more...
Congratulations to Parramatta Marist High School student artist Thomas Reid whose HSC major work has been chosen to be in the acclaimed ARTEXPRESS showcase which will be exhibited at both the Hazelhurst Gallery and Margaret Whitlam Galleries at WSU. Read more...
HSC major works from Bede Polding College pupils can now be viewed online, allowing all to have a COVID- safe peek. Read more...

 

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Stuart Matters
Media and Communications Officer
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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