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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...
Nineteen Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools have `switched on’ to free solar power and energy efficient LED lighting, under a program tipped to reduce carbon emissions of 2,442 tonnes each year across the schools. Read more...
Well done to the students of Year 4 for working together to achieve 10 parachute landings!

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St Matthews Students Become Local Councillors, 12 Student Leaders from St Matthew’s visited the local Hawkesbury City Council Chambers recently at the invitation of the local Mayor. Read more....

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Harmony Day at St Matthews Primary. Last week we celebrated Harmony Day. Our liturgy helped us to focus on and celebrate our cultural diversity, inclusiveness and respect for everyone in our school, community and Australia. We continue to pray for each other and our world to strengthen us to respect, forgive and to support everyone we meet. Read more....

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A CENTURY-OLD bell could soon become a prominent feature of the oldest continually operating Catholic church on mainland Australia, with plans to move it to the front of the Windsor building. St Matthew's Catholic Church has lodged a development application (DA) with Hawkesbury City Council to place its 108-year-old bell on display at the front of the church building. Read more...

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On Tuesday 5th March the SRC and Colour House Captains attended the GRIP Leadership Conference at Homebush. The theme of the conference was The People Pathway. The theme reminded us that before there were all the things of the modern world that we take for granted, there were people. People have always and will always matter. In every community there are leaders and we were reminded that our community had chosen us to be leaders. 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...

 

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