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The Australian Youth Performing Arts Company (AYPAC) has toured 10 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools with an all-singing all-dancing spectacular. Students and teachers were delighted by the show that also featured juggling and acrobatics. Read more...
On the 11th of September, St Aidans Primary competed in the St Nicholas Netball gala day at Jamison Park in Penrith. The teams, made up of years 3-6 students, played a number of games and developed their sporting skills over the course of a fun day. Read more...

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Up to 75 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta school were represented at the annual Diocesan Education Mass which featured an inspiring homily by Bishop Vincent Long aimed at re energising schools in their mission to transform the lives of their students. Read More...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) teachers were given the chance to see how the Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L) framework is making a difference at Holy Cross Primary Glenwood. The school hosted up to 120 CEDP teachers and staff along with the Executive Director Greg Whitby and Director of Learning Sue Walsh, as they shared their PBS4L journey so far. Read more...
Up to 250 parents participated in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s third Chatterbox Live event. The popular Q&A session provided parents and carers with a direct line to Executive Director Greg Whitby. Read more...
Nineteen Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools have `switched on’ to free solar power and energy efficient LED lighting, under a program tipped to reduce carbon emissions of 2,442 tonnes each year across the schools. Read more...
St Aidan's Primary School, Rooty Hill teacher Matthew Brophy was invited to feature on Studio 10 last week to talk about how important it is for schools to have male teachers and whether they are an endangered species? Mr Brophy has produced a podcast called The Holidays Are Good which features interviews with fellow male teachers talking about their careers with some quirky anecdotes included. Worth a listen!

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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...
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...

 

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