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St Andrews discovers fresh food trail

Year 5 students from St Andrew’s Primary Marayong got a rare “Discovery Tour” of their local Woolworths store in a bid to enhance what they have learnt in their Science and Geography Project Based Learning (PBL) unit. Read more...

St Andrew’s new learning centre is a blessing!

It was a beautiful bright sunny day when Bishop Vincent Long and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) Executive Director Greg Whitby blessed St Andrew’s Primary, Marayong’s new Sr Josita Paczkowska Learning Centre. 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…

Opening and Blessing of The Sister Josita Learning Space

On Tuesday the 30th of October, at St Andrew's Primary School, all staff and students, along with Bishop Vincent, Monsignor Ron McFarlane, the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, Mayor Stephen Bali and Member of Parliament Kevin Conolly gathered for the official opening and blessing of the Stage 2 Building.

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...

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...