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Education Mass creates a ‘first’ for the Diocese of Parramatta

It was a first for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta recently when the largest cross section of Western Sydney schools attended the annual Diocesan Education Mass at the Cathedral Church of St Patrick’s in Parramatta. Read more…

Positive behaviour creates great learning!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) school leaders and teachers were given a special opportunity to expand their knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support For Learning (PBS4L) when Dr Tim Lewis, Professor of Special Education at the University of Missouri, shared his research with them recently. 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...

Welcome to Maths Club

Today we held our first morning of Math’s Club which will be held every Wednesday and Friday morning before school in the library. All students are invited to visit math’s club and each time students will focus on an area of maths to help sharpen up their skills and generally improve their ability to understand, problem solve and engage in mathematical reasoning and improve their learning. On Wednesday the focus will be on place value which has to do with learning how to place the decimal point in the right spot. On Friday the focus will be on multiplication and division. Read more...

Attendance improves

Congratulations to 2F who have had the most improved attendance and will have Francis Bear visit their class next week because of their great attendance in Week 1. Read more...

The power of acceptance

Our social skill for the next two weeks is defining and acknowledging ‘acceptance’ of each other. Every person is unique and special and we all have feelings. I asked some students what they thought the word acceptance meant. Read more...

New library furniture adds colour

This week saw the arrival of new furniture for our library. We are delighted with the colourful and fresh look that is now being enjoyed by the children and staff. If you get the opportunity you are welcome to take a quick look. We would like to gratefully acknowledge the parent group for their contribution in paying for this furniture. Read more...

St Francis of Assisi Primary 25th Anniversary

We celebrated St Francis Day and our 25th Anniversary.

12 month anniversary of Pope Francis' Papal Encyclical Laudato Si

To commemorate the 12 month anniversary of Pope Francis' Papal Encyclical Laudato Si we asked our schools what they have been doing to care for the environment.

Bishop Vincent Long installed as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta

Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains warmly welcomed Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta on the evening of Thursday 16 June 2016 in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.