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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...
The Penrith Panthers' NRL Grand Final success owes much to the football factory that is Patrician Brothers College Blacktown. A sizable portion of the Premiership winning team hails from the CEDP school, renowned for turning schoolboys into superstars. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students have produced some impressive performances at the NSW Catholic Schools Cross Country Championships at Eastern Creek. Read more...
St Columba's student Hunter Kelly became one of the best open water swimmers in the country following an outstanding performance at the National Open Water Swimming Competition at Coolum, Queensland on March 14. Read more...
Behind every sport star are coaches and administrators working tirelessly to help local kids achieve their potential. Meet a few of the star makers driving sport across the region. Read more...
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, local students and their families are being welcomed back to swimming carnivals. After feeling a little like ‘fish out of water’ in 2020, students were keen to dive back into competitive swimming at the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Hills Zone Swimming Carnival held at Mount Druitt Swimming Centre. Read more...
A random act of kindness from Our Lady of the Nativity Lawson Year 1 student and avid rugby league fan Frankie Balchin has reinforced her school’s year-long quest to ‘share the joy’ with students and the wider Blue Mountains community throughout a difficult year. Read more...

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Patrician Brothers College Blacktown are the NSW Rugby League Schoolboys Champions of 2020 after a hard-fought 22-16 win over a determined Westfield Sports High at Leichhardt Oval yesterday. Read more...
Year 12 students at Delany College Granville got some sound advice ahead of their HSC exams with rugby league veteran Joel Thompson visiting the school recently to lend his thoughts on elite performance. Read more...
Patrician Brothers Blacktown are through to the final of the NRL Schoolboy Cup with a nailbiting victory over Endeavour Sports High at Bankwest Stadium. 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

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  • De-privatising teacher practice
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  • Transforming the industrial schooling model
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  • Integration of technology into learning