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NAIDOC Week: a time for healing

With NAIDOC Week to be held during the July school holidays, several Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools got in early and held special events during the last weeks of Term 2. Read more...

Energy reduction program a winner for schools

In coming months, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta will complete a comprehensive three-year school Energy Efficiency program that is tipped to reduce carbon emissions by 2,442 tonnes each year. Read more...

Reconciliation ‘More than a Word’ for Catholic schools

Truth-telling was the focus when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta representatives were Welcomed to Dharug Country during Reconciliation Week. The powerful event held on the site of the Blacktown Native Institute in Oakhurst will have a lasting impact as Catholic schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains put Reconciliation into action in 2021. Read more...

Schools positive approach to NAPLAN

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...

‘Pretty good’: After a sleepless night, Flynn wakes to six band sixes

The year 2020 has taught high school students to expect anything and survive disappointment. But it couldn’t curb Flynn Broom’s jitters the night before HSC results were released. Read more...

Schools celebrate NAIDOC Week

This week, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools will celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Rescheduled due to COVID-19, NAIDOC Week events include smoking ceremonies, an all-schools dance lesson streamed through Youtube and the virtual Murama Indigenous Youth Summit. Read more...

LIFTED special gives Year 12 students a boost

Virtual cheers and wishes flowed on Sunday night as Bishop Vincent Long, IFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta provided a special online blessing for Year 12 students across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains ahead of their HSC exams. Read more...

Students build mental health awareness in schools

One hundred and thirty Year 9 students from 20 Catholic secondary schools across western Sydney have met virtually to reflect on mental health at a special Social Justice Day. Read more...

Game plan for greatness

Daniel Merza, award-winning speaker, author, coach and mentor, joined our year 11 boys in a motivational talk getting them prepared for 2020! Read more...

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Students are encouraged to believe in themselves and 'Dream Big'!

Students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney attended the fourth annual Murama Youth Summit to gain a deeper appreciation of Australia’s unique Indigenous culture. The inspirational event encouraged each of them to achieve their best no matter what setbacks might come their way.

 

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