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How far will some people go to fulfill their dreams? For one talented Australian senior, she’s about to go halfway around the world—literally–to play college softball. Charli Orsini, who lives right outside of Sydney near some of the most famous landmarks in the world, will soon be going to a university she’s never been to… and playing for college coaches she’s never met in person… and they’ve never seen her play in person, either. Read More...
As Sydney passes 100 days of lockdown, ABC News reporters have been out speaking to Sydneysiders about what they're looking forward to most when lockdown is lifted. Read more...
A multimillion-dollar, high-rise Catholic College in Sydney’s northwest is set to open to students — as the principal reveals ‘move in day’. See the flythrough of the school video here.
Rugby fanatic Lucas Watson’s dream came true when his St Andrews College classmates arranged a special surprise for the superfan – tickets to a Parramatta Eels game!
ABC News Sydney filed this special report for R U OK? Day where they talked to Caroline Chisholm College captain Ammaleah and CEDP Director Wellbeing Dr Greg Elliott about how students are staying connected and looking out for each other's wellbeing during the extended lockdown. Read more...
After more than two months of homeschooling and preparation for the HSC under way, Parramatta’s top educators are sharing tips on how to survive the rest of the year. Read more...
Principal at Catherine McAuley Westmead, Mary Refalo, shares her thoughts, and details the challenges faced throughout COVID-19. Read more...
The Catholic school sector has asked Premier Gladys Berejiklian to organise mass vaccination days for teachers at state hubs, saying it could help schools prepare safely for a potential return of students in term four. Read the full SMH article featuring St Clare's Catholic High School.

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Delany College and Principal Paul Easton features in this ABC News Sydney report about changes to plans for the return to school for Year 12 students in Sydney, especially those in strict lockdown areas. Read more...
St Patrick's Marist College Dundas Principal Angela Hay featured in this SBS World News report looking at how the situation has changed regarding plans for Year 12 students to return to face-to-face learning at school. Read more...

 

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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

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  • Catholic education related issues
  • Contemporary learning and teaching
  • De-privatising teacher practice
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  • Making schooling relevant in the 21st century
  • Transforming the industrial schooling model
  • Flexible learning spaces
  • Integration of technology into learning