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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has once again taken out the Training Provider of the Year at the NSW Training Awards. At the same time, Year 10 student Ethan Zammit has been named VET in Schools Student of the Year. Read more...
What started as a novel idea by one Hawkesbury school to adapt the annual Book Week parade to a life in lockdown has spread around north-west Sydney. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has once again taken out the 'Small Provider of the Year' at the NSW Training Awards. At the same time, Year 10 student Ethan Zammit has been named 'VET in Schools' Student of the Year.
Two students from Santa Sophia Catholic College Box Hill have proved themselves to be among the best young composers internationally, having received top prizes in the International Youth Music Competition for Composition. Read more..
When he’s not rocking events and parties with his successful Hype Band, St John Paul II Catholic College teacher Michael Kelly is inspiring countless students through engaging VET courses. Read more...
A talented student from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s CAPTIVATE creative and performing arts program recently made her on-stage debut in an Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) production at The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith. Read more...
Students from St Agnes Catholic High School Rooty Hill have joined over a hundred young men from around Western Sydney to take part in the 2021 Haka Warrior Competition - an event which is being lauded for much more than its powerful performances. Read more...
Students at St Andrews College Marayong will showcase their talent through a special COVID-19 safe Creative Arts Night Spectacular Cinema Night to be held on Tuesday April 27. Read more...
As the school bell rings for lunch, students spill out of the classrooms, filling the amphitheatre at St Clare’s Catholic High School Hassall Grove. It’s ‘Open Mic Friday’, according to the sign on stage and school leaders Denzel, Nicole and Prayer are upfront preparing to start the show. Read more...
In late February, Catholic Youth Parramatta (CYP) hosted their regular LIFTED sessions online, featuring music, prayer, reflection and action for primary school students, Year 12 leaders, young adults and Faith in Action Team (FIAT) teachers across the Diocese of Parramatta. FIAT teachers work together to offer additional opportunities for faith formation to students within their school community. Read more...


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