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Azri Mortimer receives life-changing heart transplant

Azri, 8, was diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy in December 2016 and told she needed a new heart within 12 months, however, on the 23rd of February, she received a life saving heart transplant.

St Patrick’s book lovers are all on the same page

Reading can broaden your children's horizons, inspire all sorts of creative ideas, and give them an edge in learning new subjects at school. Reading is also a whole lot of fun. Students at St Patrick’s love reading and were also excited that borrowing has started for 2018 with lots and lots of new books now on our library shelves. Just in time for the Premier’s Reading Challenge! Read more...

Lenten Message 2018 - Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv

Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv reminds us that with the celebration of Ash Wednesday, we begin a season of Lent which is meant to be a journey of renewal and transformation. Read more...

St Patrick's Mini Vinnies Nursing Home visit

On Friday 1st December, our St Patrick’s Mini Vinnies group went to a local nursing home called St Dominic’s Hostel in Blacktown to entertain the elderly as well as interact with the residents. Read more…

Leadership Day Reflection

On Thursday 30th November, Year 5 students participated in a leadership day in preparation for their roles as leaders in 2018. Year 12 school leaders from Patrician Brothers College Blacktown and Nagle College spoke to the students about Leadership. One of their key messages was never give up and keep persevering. Read more…

Free dental assessment

Dental examinations will be offered free of charge to students in Kindergarten, Year 2, Year 4 and Year 6 by professional dental clinicians and their assistants on Thursday 23 November. Look out for further information and the parent/carer consent forms that will be sent home with the students as soon as we receive them from Western Sydney Local Health District.

Going Weirdo over books

Weirdo by Anh Do, Tom Gates by Liz Pichon, and You Choose by George Ivanoff have been the most popular reads from the school library in 2017. Read more...

Blinded by science

Our recent Science Week was sensational as students made volcanoes, created electricity from potatoes and as well as built an oven to make a toasted sandwich. Read more...

Kids face up to the naked truth

Schools are inviting police into classrooms to lecture children on the dangers of smart devices and social media. And families are being warned that large numbers of under-age children are creating social media accounts without their parents’ knowledge. Read more...

Restorative Practices

Restorative practice is a strategy that seeks to repair relationships that have been damaged, including those damaged through bullying. It does this by bringing about a sense of remorse and restorative action on the part of the offender and forgiveness by the victim. Learn how we have applied these learnings at St Patrick’s Primary. Read more…