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School bush dance a ‘barnstorming’ success

More than 800 people, including students and staff from Santa Sophia Catholic College Box Hill, attended Chisholm Catholic Primary School’s “Dance for Drought” on Thursday night, raising around $4000 for farming families doing it tough in Western NSW. 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...

Santa Sophia Catholic College open for Kindergarten 2019

After careful consideration and in response to sustained demand from local families, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has made the decision to offer Kindergarten enrolments at Santa Sophia Catholic College in 2019. Read more...

‘God is all around’, youth minister says

American Youth Minister and musician Steve Angrisano reassured students of St John Paul II Catholic College in Schofields that they are not alone as “God is sometimes much closer than we realise”. Read more...

Santa Sophia’s First Term success!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s newest school, Santa Sophia Catholic College hit the ground running on January 30, welcoming 25 Year 7 students for the first time. Read more...

ANZAC Commemorations at Santa Sophia Catholic College

As the starting of a new tradition, the school community welcomed guest speaker Warrant Officer, David Walker from the Royal Australian Air Force to address the ceremony, speaking of the true meaning of ANZAC, not as a physical parade or ceremony, but as an embodiment of courage, discipline and mateship. He spoke of the battle of Lone Pine, one of the bloodiest battles of the Gallipoli campaign. Australian soldiers fought to capture the trenches only to fall victim to a staged counter-attack by the Turks; the battle lasting three days, resulting in over two thousand casualties and the awarding of seven Victoria Crosses. Read more...

Mathematics

Mr Castellino co-constructing Knows & Need to Knows in Mathematics (solving problems with positive & negative integers)

Congratulations to all the students for braving the heat and competing in the cross country!

Congratulations to all the students for braving the heat and competing in the cross country event today!

Teachers transforming lives together

On Thursday 25 January, 500 education leaders from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains gathered at Rosehill Racecourse ahead of the 2018 school year. This year’s theme centred on the need for a new educational narrative for Catholic schools in today’s world. At the heart of this narrative is transformation and curiosity. Read more...