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Schools positive approach to NAPLAN

NAPLAN returned this year following its cancellation in 2020 due to COVID-19. While the ongoing debate about the nation-wide assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 continues, schools in the Diocese of Parramatta have a positive approach to how they can use the insight gained from the tests to inform learning and teaching in the classroom. 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...

St Bernadette’s expo makes travel possible again

COVID-19 restrictions haven’t stopped this group of students from exploring Australia! A Year 3 ‘Travel Expo’ at St Bernadette’s Castle Hill allowed students and teachers the opportunity to get out and about (virtually) and explore Australia’s states and territories during a time when even the prospect of domestic travel was non-existent. 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...

Learning looks different but our teachers commitment is stronger than ever

As schools and families prepare for another unprecedented term of schooling, teachers in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta have been busy reviewing and planning their work to support learning opportunities at home and in the classroom. 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...

Schools reveal their student's secret powers in reading!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools have celebrated Book Week 2019 superhero style. The 2019 theme ‘Reading is my Secret Power’ 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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