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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Deputy Executive Director and Director Learning Sue Walsh has resigned from her position emphasising it is not “goodbye, but I will see you later". The popular leader has decided to take a step back from her role after more than 45 years working in Catholic education. Read more...

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Nothing beats the smell of bacon and eggs in the morning, especially as you make your way to school for morning drop off. This was exactly what greeted parents of Our Lady of the Nativity Primary Lawson at the school’s annual Belfanti Breakfast. Read more...

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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta staff recently answered the call for gentlemen to team up and grow their moustaches for Movember. Six staff joined the movement straight away in a bid to raise awareness and funds to support men’s health. Read more...

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During 2019, ten teachers from Catholic schools across Western Sydney were commissioned as Teacher Ambassadors and travelled to the Emera Region in Timor. The journey was an opportunity to immerse themselves in the life of the community while building relationships and learning about local challenges and culture. Read more...

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Year 6 student Angelina El Maalouf’s winning design for a space museum and observatory in Darling Harbour won her class a trip to Luna Park. Her design was chosen as the best among hundreds of entries from students around the state. Read more...
More than 80 students were welcomed into the St Clare’s school community with a tour by their Year 10 peer support buddies. They were also given a brief insight into what secondary school is like by taking part in some subject activities on art, history, maths and Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Technology. Learn more...

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A message from Greg Whitby, Executive Director Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta to the Patrician Brothers’ College Blacktown community concerning a story about former staff that A Current Affair ran on Tuesday 3 December. Read more...

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Summer can be a great time to learn: think swimming lessons! Did you know that some research suggests long holidays are bad for progress at school? Summer learning loss is a fancy way of saying that some students go backwards during the breaks. Read more...

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The tough topic of school suspensions has been back in the news lately. Whatever I say about this one will leave some readers unsatisfied. Yet it’s important to speak up as these decisions can have such an impact on the lives and learning of very vulnerable young people. Read more...

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St Joseph’s Primary School Kingswood put the ‘amazing’ and ‘fun’ back into Mathematics when it held its first Maths Mayhem Day! Kindergarten to Year 6 students got the opportunity to showcase all the hard work they have been doing in Maths this year in a fun interactive environment with their parents, carers and teachers. Read more...