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A delegation of students from Xavier College recently attended a United Nations Youth Digital Diplomacy Summit to learn about the impacts of the online world in global communities. Read more...
NAPLAN returned this year following its cancellation in 2020 due to COVID-19. While the ongoing debate about the nation-wide assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 continues, schools in the Diocese of Parramatta have a positive approach to how they can use the insight gained from the tests to inform learning and teaching in the classroom. Read more...
In this edition of our new video series 'In The Principal's Office', Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Executive Director Greg Whitby interviews Principal Elizabeth Devlin from Mother Teresa Primary Westmead. Read more...
In this edition of our new video series 'In The Principal's Office', Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Executive Director Greg Whitby interviews Principal Elizabeth Devlin from Mother Teresa Primary Westmead. Read more...
In this edition of our new video series 'In The Principal's Office', Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Executive Director Greg Whitby interviews St Michael’s Primary School Baulkham Hills Principal Danuta Maka. 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...
NOBODY likes tests but it is fair to say that the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) creates more than its fair share of controversy among both educators and parents. 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....
With NAPLAN returning this week for the first time since COVID-19, local schools are preparing to support students in the Nation-wide assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. For many schools, this is the first time that NAPLAN will be conducted online. Read more...
A combined Catherine McAuley Westmead and Parramatta Marist High team recently competed in the National Final of the Formula 1 in schools competition. The team, known as PRISM, consists of Jared So, Natasha Muttoo, Ethan So and Diederik Lubbers worked together in a bid to develop the world’s fastest miniature Formula 1 car. Read more...

 

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Stuart Matters
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0407 609 419
smatters@parra.catholic.edu.au


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Greg Whitby
Executive Director

School principals and office staff as appropriate.


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