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2019 Cross Country Fun Run

On the 10th April, smiling faces were abound as Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 students took to the athletic field to show their running skills in the St Patrick’s Cross Country Fun Run. Children in K-2 had been learning about core athletic, gross motor skills in their PDH lessons for the last three weeks. They then took to the turf to apply these skills in their Fun Run. Read more...

100 years of Mercy education celebrated by St Patrick’s Blacktown!

On Sunday, March 17, the community of St Patrick’s Primary, Blacktown, gathered to celebrate the Centenary of their school. Read more...

St Patrick's Blacktown Celebrating a centenary of community spirit!

As the school celebrates its 100th birthday, community spirit is still strong at St Patrick’s Primary, Blacktown. After one hundred years of educating young people, two families have had a long association with the school. Read more...

Save Our Sons shower St Patrick’s student with support!

Ash Wednesday was a special occasion for St Patrick’s Primary, Blacktown Year 5 student Yac Yac, who lives with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Read more...

Chatterbox Live empowers Primary school students to speak up!

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...

Primary school students put faith into action at LIFTED Live Jr

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...

School leaders embrace diversity and inclusion for 2019!

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...

Four decades in schooling

Our principal, Anne Marrins, has been formally recognised in the Parramatta Advertiser for her dedicated service to Catholic Education. The article by Greg Whitby, reflects her outstanding career of 47 years and acknowledges the contributions she has made to the lives of many. Read more...

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…