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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...

St Joseph’s Golden Ticket to Learning!

Imagine arriving at school and being met at the gate by Willy Wonka with your golden ticket for learning! That’s exactly what students from St Joseph’s Primary School Kingswood experienced on their first day of school for 2019. 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…

What Chinese educators learned from St Joseph’s

On Tuesday we were visited by 25 educational leaders from China who came to St Joseph’s to learn about education in Australia. Read more...

David Legge - Author Visit

On Monday award-winning and bestselling illustrator of picture books, David Legge came and visited the students here at St Joseph’s. David has written his own book Bamboozled and illustrated many others. He was able to share his love of literature and his passion and talent for drawing with the children. Read more...

Captivate Choir shines in 10th Anniversary performance

Well done to all the students who participated in the 10th Anniversary of Captivate Choir at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Students have been rehearsing since February, both during recess and lunch breaks and also at formal off-site rehearsals with other students in the Diocese as well as during the school holidays. 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...