News

Schools unite to support our farmers!

Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains have united in their bid to raise much-needed funds for NSW’s drought-stricken farmers raising over $10,000 through various fundraising initiatives.

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...

Numeracy team unravel the complexities of teaching Multiplicative Thinking

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) Numeracy Team highlighted their ability to think outside the box when they recently presented their pilot study about incorporating an alternative way of teaching multiplicative thinking at this year’s Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia’s Conference (MERGA). Read more...

Ex St Andrews Primary student inspires others about the work of the SES

It was with great excitement that St Andrews Primary Marayong Year 6 students participated in the entry event of their current Project Based Learning unit with the help of the State Emergency Service (SES). Read more...

Lenten Message 2018 - Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv

Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv reminds us that with the celebration of Ash Wednesday, we begin a season of Lent which is meant to be a journey of renewal and transformation. Read more...

SAPS Yr 6 Student Ivan Farkas is a Tropfest Jr finalist

SAPS Yr 6 Student Ivan Farkas is a Tropfest Jr finalist

BYO iPads helps passion for learning

Students are now bringing their own iPads to school in the Bring Your Own Learning Tool Trial (BYOLTT) for grades 3 to 6 for the remainder of 2017. Preparing students for life in the digital world is extremely important so St Andrew’s Primary is striving to develop digitally literate citizens who understand not only how to use technology effectively but also know how the technology they use works. Read more...

Kindys join the St Andrews family

This week we begin the process of introducing next year’s kinder students to big school which is very exciting for everyone. A special thanks to all the staff for making this transition a smooth one for these children. Read more...

St Andrews Primary make it to first page of the Blacktown Advocate

If you get the Blacktown Advocate be sure to have a look at the front cover, some of our students are gracing it for an article on the Makerspace/knitting. The article about our school is on page 7. Read more...

Our Makerspace

Our school Makerspace is an area that allows for creativity and innovation to occur. In our Makerspace students have the chance to design, create, engineer, build and collaborate