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Hippos on houses, ponies in pink, Book Week at Home takes off

What started as a novel idea by one Hawkesbury school to adapt the annual Book Week parade to a life in lockdown has spread around north-west Sydney. Read more...

Local principals share NAPLAN tips

With NAPLAN returning this week for the first time since COVID-19, local schools are preparing to support students in the Nation-wide assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. For many schools, this is the first time that NAPLAN will be conducted online. Read more...

Draft New Curriculum for Religious Education to be shared with local families

Relieving Executive Director Christine Howe invites the community to learn more about how the Curriculum is about sharing our Catholic faith with children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Watch the video...

100 days of schooling like no other

As parents dropped their little ones off at ‘big school’ for the first time earlier this year after much excitement and anticipation, with their shiny shoes, oversized uniforms and the promise of learning and new friendships, no one could have predicted what was to come in those first 100 days of school. Read more...

Top St Matthew's Kindergarten teacher gets recognition

St Matthew’s Primary Windsor Kindergarten teacher Alicia Madden was thrilled when she saw her name in print recently, thanks to student Elora and her family nominating her as a Daily Telegraph Top Teacher. These special awards focus on the care and service shown by teachers during COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

Cyber safety partnership making home learning safer

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is partnering with Family Zone to roll out cyber safety to support students with their home learning. Read more...

'Dark Sky' project!

Earlier this year, Stage Three, in collaboration with the Dubbo School of Distance Education - NSW DEC and the Department of Planning and Environment participated in the 'Dark Sky' project. Read more...

Holy Cross Glenwood a shining example when it comes to PBS4L!

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...

 

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