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Beginning teachers and new school principals gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta this week. The annual Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Commissioning Mass is an opportunity for Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests to bless and welcome these dedicated staff to their new roles. Read more...
In the second edition of a new video series, In The Principal's Office, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Executive Director Greg Whitby interviews St Canice's Primary Katoomba Principal Miriam Meaney. Through this initiative, Greg hopes to capture insights from Principals with a focus on what they learned from COVID-19. Read more...
In late February, Catholic Youth Parramatta (CYP) hosted their regular LIFTED sessions online, featuring music, prayer, reflection and action for primary school students, Year 12 leaders, young adults and Faith in Action Team (FIAT) teachers across the Diocese of Parramatta. FIAT teachers work together to offer additional opportunities for faith formation to students within their school community. Read more...
This year 661 students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains stepped up to take the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge! In total, 4185 books were read as part of the competition: over 1000 more books than last year! Today the winners were announced. Read more...
In the final days of the summer holidays, more than 500 leaders from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools gathered virtually to prepare for the 2021 school year. Read more...
St Canice’s Primary Katoomba is enjoying wonderful outcomes from a special leadership program delivered by existing student leaders for future student leaders - reinforcing a positive culture at the school and developing new role models for young people. Rad more...
In a feature for the Sydney Morning Herald, Miriam Meaney, veteran educator and principal at St Canice's Catholic Primary School Katoomba, says students have often been her best teachers. Read more...
Students at St Canice's Primary in Katoomba have enjoyed a week of NAIDOC celebrations with visits from Darug men Uncle Chris Tobin and Uncle Lex Dadd learning about Aboriginal tools, rope making, Darug song, ochre face painting and stories that promote community and belonging. Read more...
This week, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools will celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Rescheduled due to COVID-19, NAIDOC Week events include smoking ceremonies, an all-schools dance lesson streamed through Youtube and the virtual Murama Indigenous Youth Summit. Read more...
Excitement and energy were in abundance during the final week of term as St Canice’s Primary Katoomba held an action-packed week of sport, drama, music and art events - highlighted by a special outdoor art exhibition on Katoomba’s main street. Read more...

 

 

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