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Teachers embrace a design mindset!

Design Thinking has been on the brain in Term 1 for teachers from Caroline Chisholm College, Glenmore Park and St Mark’s Catholic College, Stanhope Gardens who have recently completed a design thinking training program. Read more.....

St John XXIII students launch Project Compassion 2019

800 students from St John XXIII Primary School and St Mark’s Catholic College, Stanhope Gardens launched Project Compassion 2019 on Wednesday 6 March on behalf of the 83 schools and 47 parishes in the Diocese of Parramatta. A vastly multicultural and multi-age community of learners took up the theme of Project Compassion 2019 – Give Lent 100% Hope. Reads more...

Eager bookworms’ love of reading reaps rewards!

This year’s Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge saw a remarkable 1,896 books read as part of the competition from 439 eager bookworms throughout our primary and secondary schools. Read more....

Chatterbox Live empowers Primary school students to speak up!

Year 5 and 6 students recently questioned Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Executive Director Greg Whitby about some of the big issues in education. Homework, bullying and school shoes were hot topics when Holy Family Primary, Emerton hosted the second ever Chatterbox Live. Read more...

Primary school students put faith into action at LIFTED Live Jr

There was singing, dancing, screaming and sharing aplenty as 762 primary school students from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains put their faith into action at the second LIFTED Live Jnr event. Read more...

School leaders embrace diversity and inclusion for 2019!

As students across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains continued their preparations for the beginning of the 2019 school year this week, more than 500 Principals and Leaders of Learning gathered at Rosehill Racecourse for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) annual System Leaders’ Day. Read more...

St Mark's maths whiz ties for award for excellence

St Mark’s Catholic College maths whiz, Alan Gariban, is split between studying pharmacy or psychology next year but he’ll no doubt take plenty of confidence into whatever he chooses after starring in the HSC. Alan, tied with nine others students for first in mathematics general 2. Read more...

Western Sydney Catholic school students number one in HSC

Two St Mark's Catholic College students have achieved ‘First in Course’ recognition in the 2018 HSC. CEDP Director Greg Whitby is very proud of the ‘Class of 2018’, with strong results in the ‘All Rounders’ and ‘Distinguished Achievers’ lists and Parramatta Marist High the top Catholic system school in NSW. Read more...

Nagle College has been revealed as Blacktown’s highest ranked school in the 2018 HSC

The full list of school results from this year’s course was released on Thursday, with girls-only Nagle College listed as NSW’s 228th best performing school. Its students raked in 42 high scores — or Band 6s — from 623 entries. Read more...

Students embrace Indigenous cultural journey

Around 40 students from 10 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools attended the third annual Murama Youth Summit for a deeper appreciation of Indigenous culture and to learn how to keep culture alive! Read more...