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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in both primary and secondary schools


Congratulations to Mother Teresa Catholic Primary Westmead teacher Veronica Ishak, recipient of the 2020 Council of Catholic School Parents Pre-service Teacher Scholarship. Read more...
The community of Holy Family Primary East Granville was thrilled to welcome Shannon Un to the team as a Community Liaison Officer at the beginning of the 2021 school year. Read more...
A high-rise Catholic School in Sydney’s northwest has reached a major construction milestone. Watch the timelapse video here. Read more...
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...
Pupils are settling into the school year at St Luke's Catholic College's Arrunga learning site at Marsden Park, a brand new high support learning setting that welcomes students with a diagnosis of moderate intellectual disability as a primary disability and low adaptive functioning. Read more...
7 News Sydney recently visited St Patrick's Primary Parramatta as part of its coverage of the bicentennial celebrations of Catholic Education in Australia. Read more..
Students from St Patrick's College Dundas have lent their voice to a special segment about misinformation, fake news and media literacy on the ABC's news and current affairs panel show The Drum. Read more...
St Patrick's Primary has connections to Australia's first Catholic school, established in Hunter Street Parramatta in 1820. Principal Bernadette Fabri recently spoke with The Australian newspaper's National Education Correspondent Rebecca Urban about the significance of the bicentenary of Catholic schools in Australia and what faith means to families in Western Sydney. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta posted a video featuring students from Holy Family Primary School, East Granville, Delany College, Granville and Christ The King Primary School, North Rocks, explaining what Ash Wednesday means to them and what they’re giving up for Lent. Read more...
Students from over 30 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools are on a mission this Lent, hoping to raise funds and awareness for the plight of some of the world’s most vulnerable through Project Compassion. Read more...


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