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Year 7 Students Reflect On Their First Term At High School

Year 7 students reflect on how they have found their first term at high school.

Ryan House Wins Swimming Carnival for 2021

Well done to Ryan House who have been announced as the winners of the 2021 Swimming Carnival.

Future engineers build real world knowledge

Twenty-one Preliminary HSC Engineering Studies students from ten CEDP secondary schools had a unique opportunity to expand their real world knowledge of their future career at a recent full day workshop at Western Sydney University. Read more...


Dedication of new teachers and leaders celebrated

Beginning teachers and new school principals gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta this week. The annual Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Commissioning Mass is an opportunity for Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests to bless and welcome these dedicated staff to their new roles. Read more...

Year 10 History Students Learn From Vietnam Veteran

Year 10 History students on Wednesday, 24th March had the opportunity to listen to Mr Vin and Mrs Nancy Cosgrove, representatives from the St Mary’s Vietnam Veterans Association, speak about Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War.

Year 12 Music Group Compositions

Year 12 Music students have been working on group compositions with the students writing and performing their own original songs.

Class of 2020 Where Are They Now

85% of students who completed Year 12 last year are now enrolled in university with Macquarie University the most popular choice and Health degrees the most popular degree.

Career Mondays Returns

Career Mondays has returned and last week it was Dr Stephanie Partridge, Accredited Practising Dietitian from the Westmead Applied Research Centre, who shared her career story with students.


Catholic students together apart during LIFTED week

In late February, Catholic Youth Parramatta (CYP) hosted their regular LIFTED sessions online, featuring music, prayer, reflection and action for primary school students, Year 12 leaders, young adults and Faith in Action Team (FIAT) teachers across the Diocese of Parramatta. FIAT teachers work together to offer additional opportunities for faith formation to students within their school community. Read more...

Readers are winners!

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...





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