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


With Catholic Schools Week fast approaching, local schools are making a return to regular Open Days as best they can with regard to remaining COVID-19 restrictions. Read more...
Before and after school care at St Michael’s Primary Baulkham Hills is very much a parish affair. It was therefore fitting that members of the parish were part of the blessing of the Catholic Out of Hours School Care (COSHC), which has recently come under the responsibility of Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Services Limited (CDPSL). Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta was delighted to contribute to #EdFest2021, an online event facilitated by Western Sydney University. Read more...
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As COVID-19 restrictions ease, local students and their families are being welcomed back to swimming carnivals. After feeling a little like ‘fish out of water’ in 2020, students were keen to dive back into competitive swimming at the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Hills Zone Swimming Carnival held at Mount Druitt Swimming Centre. 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...
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...


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