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Young performers intersect at drama festival

Talented drama students from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) creative and performing arts program, CAPTIVATE, performed at the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) 2022 Intersection Festival earlier this month.

Students LIFTED towards the Holy Spirit at LIFTED Jnr

The energy was high as more than 400 students from 24 schools across the Diocese of Parramatta attended LIFTED Live Jr at Wests HQ, Rooty Hill on Thursday 19 May.

Catholic education champion calls time after 48 years service

Greg Whitby AM KSG will retire as Executive Director of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta at the end of the 2022 school year. Over more than 40 years service to education, Greg has been a champion of innovation and change in learning and teaching.

Gaming and sport 'can stem maths exodus'

Gaming or sport should be used to teach maths to "capture the curiosity" of bored school students, an architect of the new national curriculum has advised.

Readers are winners

Congratulations to our winners and all who entered the 2021/22 Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge (EDSRC), it has been an incredible competition this year with a large number of entries.

Year 12 student leaders reignite school communities at LIFTED Leaders

Year 12 student leaders across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains are hopeful of using 2022 as a time to reunite and reignite their school communities after a difficult two years of the pandemic. Read more...

St John XXIII Catholic College formal at CommBank Stadium

Students from St John XXIII Catholic College in Stanhope Gardens donned their finest to mark the end of a school year like no other. Read more...

Sydney principals' messages for the class of 2021 on the first day of HSC exams

The Year 12 class of 2021 has shown extraordinary resilience as their two senior years of schooling have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, as students arrive for their first day of Higher School Certificate exams, two Sydney school principals have a message for them. Read more...

Back to School after lockdowns

Catholic Learning Community of John XXIII Year 5 student Aria Shah called in to lend her thoughts on returning to school. Listen to the interview.

Big wins at NSW Training Awards

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has once again taken out the Training Provider of the Year at the NSW Training Awards. At the same time, Year 10 student Ethan Zammit has been named VET in Schools Student of the Year. Read more...