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Year 12 Student Awarded the Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence

Congratulations to Year 12 student Aimee Hassett who has been awarded the 2021 Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence.

HSC trial exams delayed by two weeks for more than 500 schools

Trial exams written by the CSSA - once known as the Catholic Secondary Schools Association - which are purchased and run by more than 500 Catholic, independent and public schools were due to begin on July 26 but have been delayed until August 9, system leaders were told late on Thursday. Read more...

NAIDOC Week: a time for healing

With NAIDOC Week to be held during the July school holidays, several Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools got in early and held special events during the last weeks of Term 2. Read more...

Feedback helps schools improve student outcomes

Since 2018, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has partnered with The Learning Bar on the annual Tell Them From Me (TTFM) online surveys for students, teachers, and parents and carers. Read more...

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Students sing praises of Catholic education in Australia

Catholic students from across the country have joined together in a video performance of the national song ‘Faith in the Future’, to celebrate 200 years of Catholic education in Australia, which marks the anniversary of the first official Catholic school opened in Parramatta in October 1820. 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...

CEDP Leaders rise to challenge ahead

In the final days of the summer holidays, more than 500 leaders from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools gathered virtually to prepare for the 2021 school year. Read more...

Papal Honours for CEDP leaders and educators

21 members of the Diocese of Parramatta, including a significant number of CEDP staff, have been recognised by Pope Francis for their outstanding service to the Catholic Church as leaders and educators. Read more...

Schools celebrate NAIDOC Week

This week, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools will celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Rescheduled due to COVID-19, NAIDOC Week events include smoking ceremonies, an all-schools dance lesson streamed through Youtube and the virtual Murama Indigenous Youth Summit. Read more...

Westmead Catholic Community Announcement

The Westmead Catholic Community was announced last year in response to the needs of the growing local community, including for more enrolment opportunities at Westmead’s four outstanding Catholic schools. This project has now been placed on hold by one year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

 

 

 

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