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In coming months, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta will complete a comprehensive three-year school Energy Efficiency program that is tipped to reduce carbon emissions by 2,442 tonnes each year. Read more...
Kindy had an exciting visit to Golden Ridge Farm last Thursday. As part of our Science unit, Living Things, we have been investigating the needs of farm animals and what farm animals can give us.
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...
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...
St Francis of Assisi Primary was fortunate to trial a new virtual reality program where students get to experience what life is like in Timor Leste. The story was filmed by an ABC film crew and it aired on their breakfast program. View the video...

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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...
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…

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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…

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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...

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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...

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