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


After months of home learning, students in kindergarten, year 1 and year 12 return to face-to-face learning today but, while parents are glad their children are getting back to some normality, they know the virus is still out there. Read more...
Just days after big wins at the NSW Training Awards, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is celebrating again after winning two prestigious Australian Council for Education Leaders (ACEL) NSW Awards. Read more...
Almost 100 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students have made the most of being stuck in lockdown during the school holidays by developing valuable skills through a series of online short courses run by CathWest Innovation College.
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...
Delany Catholic College Granville delivered special gift packs to its Year 12 students recently and recently held a virtual afternoon tea to help brighten the day of those undergoing exam-prep stress. Read more...
Teachers and students are trying to stay focused as the pandemic continues to make changes to learning. Read more...
New St Madeleine’s Primary Kenthurst Principal Barabara Young is happy to be the face of calm for her school community. Read more...
Greg Whitby interviewed on Evenings with Sarah Macdonald discussing remote learning and the COVID crisis. Read more...
Education expert Dr Gavin Hays says that parents and teachers need to think differently about failure. Forget simply seeking a pass mark: failure and challenge can actually set students up for success. Read more...
Catherine McAuley Westmead HSC student Annabelle Abdel-Ahad has been named a finalist for the prestigious Vocational Education and Training in Schools Student of the Year Award for the regional NSW Training Awards (Western Sydney and Blue Mountains). Read more...


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