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In coming months, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta will complete a comprehensive three-year school Energy Efficiency program that is tipped to reduce carbon emissions by 2,442 tonnes each 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...
St Canice’s Primary, Katoomba Stage One students have been learning about Earth’s resources and how they can take care of them, in particular they focused their attention on the importance of water which led to them creating a water conservation project. Read more...

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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...
St Canice’s Primary, Katoomba has adopted a school totem inspired by Blue Mountains landmark, the Three Sisters. The move is part of a project aimed at helping this local community understand its Aboriginal culture.

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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…

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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…

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What do you know about crayfish? Probably not as much as St Canice’s Primary, Katoomba Year 3 and 4 students! These clever kids recently become custodians of the Blue Mountains Crayfish. Read more...

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