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Students share care this Refugee Week

St Thomas Aquinas Primary Springwood put faith into action this Refugee Week through support of the work of Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS). In partnership with CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains, this caring school community ran a JRS Food Drive and students learned more about what it means to be a refugee. Read more...

Student leaders encouraged to be ‘agents of the Gospel’

Coming to the end of their schooling journey, Year 12 student leaders have been given the opportunity to reflect on their years of Catholic education. Read more...

Education Perfect

Education Perfect hosted their annual Languages Competition last term. The competition is designed to help boost students' learning journey, engage with the curriculum-aligned content, and motivate them to compete on an international level.

Feedback helps schools improve student outcomes

Since 2018, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has partnered with The Learning Bar on the annual Tell Them From Me (TTFM) online surveys for students, teachers, and parents and carers. Read more...

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Energy reduction program a winner for schools

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...

Reconciliation ‘More than a Word’ for Catholic schools

Truth-telling was the focus when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta representatives were Welcomed to Dharug Country during Reconciliation Week. The powerful event held on the site of the Blacktown Native Institute in Oakhurst will have a lasting impact as Catholic schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains put Reconciliation into action in 2021. Read more...

Living Life to the Full

For a number of years, our Catholic community has been working together on a new approach to sharing faith with children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. On Thursday 3 June 2021, an updated version of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta draft new curriculum for Religious Education was released in response to feedback from clergy, parents, teachers, students and friends, including experts in theology, scripture and Religious Education. Read more...

Year 12 Retreat 2021

Last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, our Year 12 students spent this time at their Retreat.

Blacktown City Youth Ambassador Update

Demi Spiteri, a Year 12 student and the Blacktown City Council Youth Ambassador has been working tirelessly after school hours as a voice for the youth in our local community. Read more...

The Way of the Cross

The community of St John Paul II Catholic College Schofields & Nirimba gathered to remember the Passion of Christ with a moving and powerful Stations of the Cross Liturgy. Read more...

 

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