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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in both primary and secondary schools

 

Students from St Agnes Catholic High School Rooty Hill have joined over a hundred young men from around Western Sydney to take part in the 2021 Haka Warrior Competition - an event which is being lauded for much more than its powerful performances. Read more...
Students at St Andrews College Marayong will showcase their talent through a special COVID-19 safe Creative Arts Night Spectacular Cinema Night to be held on Tuesday April 27. Read more...
As the school bell rings for lunch, students spill out of the classrooms, filling the amphitheatre at St Clare’s Catholic High School Hassall Grove. It’s ‘Open Mic Friday’, according to the sign on stage and school leaders Denzel, Nicole and Prayer are upfront preparing to start the show. Read more...
In late February, Catholic Youth Parramatta (CYP) hosted their regular LIFTED sessions online, featuring music, prayer, reflection and action for primary school students, Year 12 leaders, young adults and Faith in Action Team (FIAT) teachers across the Diocese of Parramatta. FIAT teachers work together to offer additional opportunities for faith formation to students within their school community. Read more...
Four talented drama students from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s creative and performing arts program, CAPTIVATE, will star in the new Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) production I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You at the Parramatta Riverside Theatres this month. Read more...
It was a tough year to be a student, but the class of 2020 drew inspiration from natural disasters and a global pandemic to create some incredible artworks, including Melissa Knowles from Caroline Chisholm Catholic College Glenmore. Read more...
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...

 

Media enquiries

Stuart Matters
Media and Communications Officer
0407 609 419
smatters@parra.catholic.edu.au


Spokesperson/s

Greg Whitby
Executive Director

School principals and office staff as appropriate.


Available to comment on

  • System or school related issues
  • Catholic education related issues
  • Contemporary learning and teaching
  • De-privatising teacher practice
  • Personalising learning for each student
  • Educational leadership
  • Making schooling relevant in the 21st century
  • Transforming the industrial schooling model
  • Flexible learning spaces
  • Integration of technology into learning