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Patties still hungry

Patrician Brothers College Blacktown is renowned for producing top-tier rugby league players - and the new generation is ready to make its mark.

Readers are winners

Congratulations to our winners and all who entered the 2021/22 Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge (EDSRC), it has been an incredible competition this year with a large number of entries.

This HSC topper taught common Punjabi words to his schoolmates

Harkirat Singh, who topped the Punjabi subject in this year's New South Wales HSC, says he is proud to keep his language, faith and culture alive - all while studying at Patrician Brothers' Blacktown.

2021 HSC school duxes reveal future plans

Top students from across the state — recognised as their school’s dux recipient — have revealed their plans post high school.


9 News: Football Factory

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...

How Western Sydney produces so many top Australian athletes

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...

Future engineers build real world knowledge

Twenty-one Preliminary HSC Engineering Studies students from ten CEDP secondary schools had a unique opportunity to expand their real world knowledge of their future career at a recent full day workshop at Western Sydney University. Read more...


Readers are winners!

This year 661 students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains stepped up to take the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge! In total, 4185 books were read as part of the competition: over 1000 more books than last year! Today the winners were announced. Read more...

HSC a brutal and irrelevant way to define ‘intelligence’

Those who received their results on Friday are already making a major discovery of adult life: things that meant the whole world one day can mean absolutely nothing the next. On Thursday night, the ATAR was the be-all and end-all; by Friday lunch, it was on its way to being forgotten. Learn more in this article featuring students from Penola Catholic College and Patrician Brothers...

Patties footy triumph in Schoolboys Cup

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...



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2022 Term 3 Issue 4


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