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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...

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...

Early uni entry for half of St Mark’s Year 12 cohort

The Year 12 students of St Mark’s Catholic College, Stanhope Gardens have had a very successful year which has seen more than half the cohort gaining early university offers even before completing their HSC exams. Read more...

Destination Education takes St Mark’s Catholic College to Brazil!

The Catholic Learning Community of St Mark’s College Stanhope Gardens was chosen from schools right across Australia to be documented by Brazilian film crew Canal Futura for its ‘Destination Education - Innovative Schools’ program. Read more...

Youngsters show pollies the way

They’re often accused of being childish but it didn’t apply to the John XXIII Catholic College youngsters who visited State Parliament on a school excursion. Read more...

Annual CCD Mass 2018

It was a great celebration of this ministry when over 400 SREs from across the Diocese joined the 300 student SREs from Catholic schools, including the Catholic Learning Community of John XXIII Stanhope, for the Annual Diocesan Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Mass and Awards Ceremony. Read more...

Captivate shines during spectacular showcase performance!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students had the opportunity to shine when the Captivate performing and creative arts program recently hosted its 10th Anniversary Showcase at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Read more...

Professional Learning - a Journey to America

Learning from each other is something we are all encouraged to do from the day we are born and it never stops even when we leave school and enter the workforce and the same can be said about our teachers who are continuously updating their skills and knowledge with colleagues near and far. Read more...