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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.

Catholic education champion calls time after 48 years service

Greg Whitby AM KSG will retire as Executive Director of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta at the end of the 2022 school year. Over more than 40 years service to education, Greg has been a champion of innovation and change in learning and teaching.

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.

Nine former Patrician Brothers’ Blacktown students in Penrith Panthers Round 1 squad

They are the decade-long schoolmates flung together in the halves to kickstart Penrith’s anticipated premiership defence. Read more...


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.


‘Always be a learner and let your passion and enthusiasm shine’

Patrician Brothers' College Blacktown Principal Frank Chiment reflects on the challenges and triumphs of teaching. Read more...

Students pledge action on the environment

Year 9 students from Catholic secondary schools across Western Sydney have met virtually to discuss what more they can do individually, and in their school communities, families and friendship groups to take action for environmental sustainability and care for the disadvantaged in Australia. Read more...

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...

More time to prepare for HSC exams

HSC students will be given more time to work on their major projects and to prepare for exams to reduce the impact of the current COVID-19 lockdown. Read more...



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2022 Term 3 Issue 4


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