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


St Thomas Aquinas Primary Springwood put faith into action this Refugee Week through support of the work of Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS). In partnership with CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains, this caring school community ran a JRS Food Drive and students learned more about what it means to be a refugee. Read more...
Demi Spiteri, a Year 12 student and the Blacktown City Council Youth Ambassador has been working tirelessly after school hours as a voice for the youth in our local community. Read more...
In the heart of Mount Druitt, a caring team is supporting young people struggling to stay connected with their schooling. A collaboration between Marist Brothers Australia and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, Marist Learning Zone (MLZ) is getting students back on track for success in learning and life. Read more...
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...
A successful school-based apprenticeship program developed between mycar Penrith and Katoomba and CathWest Innovation College has prompted the tyre and auto repair company to expand the program nationwide. Read more...


Remote delivery of subjects to students in Western Sydney through the School of Now has proven timely, giving students advance exposure to learning leveraged with Zoom and the Canvas LMS. Read more...
Managing the shift from classroom to online learning was not just about academics for Emmaus Catholic College teacher Stephen Roberts. Read more...


The learning which has been going on at Our Lady of the Nativity Primary School Lawson has been “astronomical’’ according to its Principal Lisa Samojlowicz.
Penola Catholic College Emu Plains students were given the chance to immerse themselves in thinking outside the box when P-Tech partners Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and Telstra paid them a visit recently. Read more...


In 2020, St Clare’s Catholic High School Hassall Grove welcomed its first Year 12 class. This aspirational school community recently gathered to celebrate the achievements of students who really got stuck into their studies to start the new school year.


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