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Chatterbox Live empowers Primary school students to speak up!

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...

Primary school students put faith into action at LIFTED Live Jr

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...

School leaders embrace diversity and inclusion for 2019!

As students across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains continued their preparations for the beginning of the 2019 school year this week, more than 500 Principals and Leaders of Learning gathered at Rosehill Racecourse for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) annual System Leaders’ Day. Read more...

Education Mass creates a ‘first’ for the Diocese of Parramatta

It was a first for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta recently when the largest cross section of Western Sydney schools attended the annual Diocesan Education Mass at the Cathedral Church of St Patrick’s in Parramatta. Read more…

Positive behaviour creates great learning!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) school leaders and teachers were given a special opportunity to expand their knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support For Learning (PBS4L) when Dr Tim Lewis, Professor of Special Education at the University of Missouri, shared his research with them recently. Read more…

Father’s Day

St Joseph’s Primary celebrated Father’s Day with a breakfast and liturgy on Friday morning, with attending dads and kids treated to veritable feast. Thank you to the Parent Group who helped prepare the breakfast and stall. It was great to se so many in attendance. Thank you too, to all those that helped with the Father’s Day Stall. We really appreciate all the support of our wonderful parents and we hope all the days were sent the strongest message of love and support on Father’s Day. Red more...

2018 Book Week Parade

This week St Joseph’s Primary celebrated Book Week with a Parade - there were so many wonderful costumes from Harry Potter, Wolfman, Wimpy Kid, Riverrdale Gang and Fairies. All the teachers and staff dressed up as pirates and the community came to cheer us on. It was a fun morning and highlighted the love of books and dressing up as your favourite character. Read more...

Voice of Youth Winners

Today we were represented at the Voice of Youth Cluster Final by Sophia and Dianne. We saw five schools and ten different speakers... with amazing and diverse topics! Congratulations to Sophia on being awarded the Social Justice Award and Dianne who was named the overall winner (and will progress to the next level). Well done girls! A SUPER proud moment for our school! Read more...

2018 Athletics Carnival Report

The 2018 St Joseph’s Athletics carnival was held Monday June 18 at Peel Reserve, The Ponds. The day was very cold and blustery but that did not deter the students and parents/carers of the St Joseph’s community from trying their best cheering their loudest.

‘God is all around’, youth minister says

American Youth Minister and musician Steve Angrisano reassured students of St John Paul II Catholic College in Schofields that they are not alone as “God is sometimes much closer than we realise”. Read more...