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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...
Truth-telling was the focus when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta representatives were Welcomed to Dharug Country during Reconciliation Week. The powerful event held on the site of the Blacktown Native Institute in Oakhurst will have a lasting impact as Catholic schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains put Reconciliation into action in 2021. Read more...
About 80 Blue Mountains children, including St Thomas Aquinas Primary School students, hung colourful handmade Christmas decorations on the tree in Manners Park. Read more...
Sr Monica retires with flying colours of red, navy and gold after 25 years of service at St Thomas Aquinas Primary. Read more...

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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...
Father’s Day means Masses, BBQs, fridge-door-worthy craft and a dad jokes free-for-all, right? Though some of the usual Father’s Day celebrations were off-limits due to COVID-19, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools sought new ways to make the occasion special in 2020. Read more...

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300 Year 5 and 6 students from the four Catholic primary schools in the Blue Mountains gathered at St Thomas Aquinas Church, Springwood, on 26 August 2019 for Mountains Live.
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) teachers were given the chance to see how the Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L) framework is making a difference at Holy Cross Primary Glenwood. The school hosted up to 120 CEDP teachers and staff along with the Executive Director Greg Whitby and Director of Learning Sue Walsh, as they shared their PBS4L journey so far. Read more...
Up to 250 parents participated in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s third Chatterbox Live event. The popular Q&A session provided parents and carers with a direct line to Executive Director Greg Whitby. Read more...