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For a number of years, our Catholic community has been working together on a new approach to sharing faith with children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. On Thursday 3 June 2021, an updated version of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta draft new curriculum for Religious Education was released in response to feedback from clergy, parents, teachers, students and friends, including experts in theology, scripture and Religious Education. Read more...
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...
2020 has been a final year of primary school like no other for Year 6 students across the Diocese. At St Patrick’s Primary Guildford the end of term was filled with lots of fun activities, events and special recognition from the community to mark this significant milestone for students before they head off to high school. Read more...

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What do you do when COVID-19 restrictions spoil school excursions? A number of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools were determined their students wouldn’t miss out on these valuable experiences and have turned to virtual tours to bring exciting learning opportunities in-house. Read more...
Six weeks on from the explosion that devastated the Lebanese capital, the resulting humanitarian crisis remains in the thoughts and prayers of the Catholic education community of Western Sydney. Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students have also put their faith into action with fundraising efforts to support the people of Beirut at a school level. Read more...
Kindergarten students from St Patrick’s Primary Guildford were overjoyed when Kindifarm visited the school as part of their learning about living things. Read more...
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...

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Last Friday the school celebrated the opening school mass, the commissioning of the 2020 school student leaders, blessing for the school year and blessing of grade prayer clothes. Our theme for the mass and this year is “Making a Difference as we inquire together”. Read more...
After completing their first full week of school, Kindergarten students Anthony, Terese, Christian and Liana from St Patrick's Primary Guildford are practically experts in their new routine. Here is what they have to say so far. Watch the video...

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Year 6 student Angelina El Maalouf’s winning design for a space museum and observatory in Darling Harbour won her class a trip to Luna Park. Her design was chosen as the best among hundreds of entries from students around the state. Read more...

 

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