Latest News

RSS
We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and at Holy Family Primary School in Emerton, a new breakfast program has been launched to ensure that it stays that way! Read more...
There’s no doubt that the Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinations can be a stressful time for some young people across New South Wales. While their classroom journey may have ended, it’s a time of transition, excitement, apprehension and uncertainty as thousands of students transition into their post-school lives. Read more...
The year is really getting away from us, isn’t it? With school back for Term 4, many students will be beginning HSC exams this week. Soon, classrooms will be chockas with candy canes and Christmas cards. Read more...

Category:

St Andrews College Marayong Music Teacher Antonio Chiapetta prides himself on providing his students with the kind of music education he would have wanted as a student and has now been nominated for a Telstra ARIA Award. Read more...
Last year the Parramatta Diocese, inspired by Bishop Vincent, began a journey to rewrite the Religious Education curriculum from a Jesus Kingdom perspective, from the bottom up. Taking the 3000 responses from students, the team used student survey responses to create learning cycles that answered students’ wonderings. St Pauls College Greystanes students were challenged by new learning cycle ‘Let It Reign’ to think differently about the Reign of God. Read more...
Students at Emmaus Catholic College, Kemps Creek and Bede Polding Catholic College, Windsor, are walking the talk when it comes to raising awareness around domestic violence and creating positive relationships. Read more...

Category:

More than 500 Special Religious Education teachers (SRE/catechists) from across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains made their way to St Andrew the Apostle Parish, Marayong, joining 200 student SREs from 19 Catholic high schools, for the annual Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Mass and Awards Ceremony. Read more...
There has been plenty of discussion of young people’s leadership in the world lately following Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN. Young people are raising their voices, both in the community and at school, but are they being heard? Read more...

Category:

Christ the King Primary North Rocks walked away award winners at this year’s Wakakirri Grand Final (division one). The school competed against the top five primary schools in NSW with its adaption of the Margaret Wild picture book The Sloth Who Came To Stay.
St Joseph’s Primary School Kingswood capped off their Book Week celebrations with a Writers’ Festival highlighting their great writing skills. The school’s love of reading made them famous recently when a fun video of teachers singing I Like Big Books went viral on Facebook. Read more...