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


Spring is a reminder we have a responsibility to care for our common home. Chishom Primary School Catholic Out of School Hours Care (COSHC) Coordinator Amy Quye talks about empowering ways they can make a positive difference to their environment.


This National Child Protection Week, we reflect on how we are creating a safe, engaging and respectful Church for all children, adults at risk, and the whole community in the Diocese of Parramatta. Read more...


Greg Whitby interviewed on Evenings with Sarah Macdonald discussing remote learning and the COVID crisis. Read more...
Education expert Dr Gavin Hays says that parents and teachers need to think differently about failure. Forget simply seeking a pass mark: failure and challenge can actually set students up for success. Read more...
In coming months, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta will complete a comprehensive three-year school Energy Efficiency program that is tipped to reduce carbon emissions by 2,442 tonnes each year. Read more...
Demi Spiteri, a Year 12 student and the Blacktown City Council Youth Ambassador has been working tirelessly after school hours as a voice for the youth in our local community. Read more...
New Catherine McAuley Westmead Assistant Principal Jaie Skinner has challenged students to think carefully about who they could be and “aim to be that person” Read more....
Western Sydney school students interested in a trade career are clamouring to take part in an exciting new offering from CathWest Innovation College where they get to try a trade for a day. Read more...
This year during National Youth Week (16-24 April), the National Council of the St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia celebrates the growing number of younger people who enthusiastically give their time and expertise to help others. Read more...
Kevin Jones believes the skills that underpin good teaching prepare a candidate for a leadership role. Read more...


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