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Raising refugee awareness

St Angela’s Primary Castle Hill students raised thousands of dollars to help refugees who have fled to Australia. Read more...

Everything’s Connected at 2016 System Leadership Day

Over 450 school and education office leaders in the Diocese of Parramatta gathered at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 21 January 2016 for the annual system leadership day, prior to the commencement of the new school year.

Leading for Success at Principals’ Masterclass

The annual Principals’ Masterclass was held on 8 and 9 October 2015, at Rooty Hill RSL, giving school leaders a valuable opportunity to come together to share ideas and participate in professional learning.

Reading Recovery teachers focus on improving students’ oral language

Reading Recovery teachers recently took part in a professional learning day.

Hot air balloon inflates the imagination of St Angela’s students

St Angela’s Primary, Castle Hill students arrived at school on 20 August, 2015 to find something unusual. As part of St Angela’s Writing Festival, a hot air balloon that looked as if it had crashed, was placed on the school oval.

Archbishop of Vancouver challenges Catholic schools to be Church

Clergy, Principals and Religious Education Coordinators (RECs) from the Diocese of Parramatta gathered for the annual Priests, Principals and RECs Forum on Thursday 6 August at Rosehill Gardens.

ANZAC Writing Competition

Year 6 student wins the Hills, Stage 3, Gallipoli writing competition.

Catholic Schools Week Video Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to all entrants of the 2015 Catholic Schools Week NSW/ACT Video Competition - ‘What will your Catholic school of tomorrow look like?’. We are delighted to announce the winners in each division for this year’s competition.

Executive Director recognises the hard work of teachers

Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby visited Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Primary, Baulkham Hills South and St Angela’s Primary, Castle Hill to meet with students, staff and school leaders this week.

Commitment to Catholic school funding sought for the State election

In the lead up to the NSW election on 28 March, the Diocese of Parramatta continues to meet with both Labor and Coalition MPs and candidates to ensure that funding of Catholic schooling, particularly in Western Sydney, is a key commitment for the next State Government.

Reminder: St Angela's Open Day for Catholic Schools Week

Open Day at St Angela's for Catholic Schools' Week 7 -14 March 2015 Also, GREEN MUFTI charity day.

New Procedures for Applying for Student Leave

The Diocese has introduced a new process to apply for leave from school prior to the event.

Catholic Schools Week celebrations

Catholic Schools Week is a celebration that brings together Catholic school communities across New South Wales, held 8-14 March 2015.

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge - winners announced!

The Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge has had another successful year with over 620 students reading 10,000 books over the school holidays – that’s a new competition record!

Catholic schools called to renew and adapt at annual System Leadership Day

Over 450 school and education office leaders in the Diocese of Parramatta gathered at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 22 January for the annual system leadership day prior to the commencement of the new school year.

Students top the state in HSC courses

The HSC results has seen three students from our Catholic schools achieve first in the state for their subjects.

Merry Christmas

Click for our Christmas message and return dates.

St Angela's on "It's Academic" TV show again

Our Year 6 may have left but their memory lives on through TV! Click for broadcast times.

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge is back!

Every year, the Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby, invites students all over the Diocese of Parramatta to participate in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge.

Best practice focus leads to improved Naplan results

For the seventh consecutive year, students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 sat the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (Naplan) in May. Results released in September identified many areas of improvement for students in the Diocese of Parramatta

Farewell with faith, hope and love

The Mass of Thanksgiving to God on the Occasion of the Farewell of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop-elect of Sydney and Administrator of the Diocese of Parramatta, was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta on Wednesday 5 November.

GIFT OF A SHOEBOX PROJECT

A wonderful social justice activity for all the family. Start packing your shoeboxes please.

Professional Signwriters - We Need You

Do we have any signwriters in our community? Amazing opportunity to be part of St Angela's legacy for many years to come.

Kindy Orientation Sessions Start

Over the next three weeks we will be welcoming our treasured new arrivals to our Catholic community.

World Teachers Day Selfie Competition Winner!

Hundreds of students across the Diocese of Parramatta have honoured their teachers in celebration of World Teachers Day by taking a selfie with their favourite teacher.

WONW T4 Wk 1

School starts TUES. Welcome back. Summer Uniform. It's Academic TV quiz show

W.O.N.W. T3 Week 10 incl.Pupil Free Day

Tu- Infants Carnival, W-Y5 Storyfest, Th-Footy Mufti, F-Pupil Free

Going Deeper at Principals Masterclass

The annual Prinicipals Masterclass was held on 13 and 14 August at the Rooty Hill RSL Club, giving school leaders a valuable opportunity to come together to share ideas and participate in professional learning.

Literacy Lessons improving student learning outcomes

Students are receiving more one-to-one instruction in literacy and comprehension thanks to a new Literacy Lessons (L2) program being trialled in 8 primary schools across the diocese.

A Bear, a Chook and a Nerdy Ninja with Spaghetti Legs Walk into a School!

Authors John Larkin (A.K.A Shogun Whamhower) and Lisa Shanahan visit us.

What's on Next Week (Wk 8)

What's happening next week at school

Book Week is Here! What's On Next Week

Term 3, Week 6

Sr Venera Receives Parramatta Diocesan Medal of Honour

Congratulations to Sr Venera Nicolosi (foundation Principal of St Angela’s).

School staff encouraged to have a cuppa for students in need

In Term 3, school staff are invited to have a cuppa and donate to the Bishop Manning Scholarship Fund appeal.

Mary MacKillop Feast Day celebrations

Events were held across the diocese of Parramatta on Friday 8 August in honour of the Feast Day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.

Captivate showcases talented students

Hundreds of students from 35 primary and secondary Catholic schools from across the Diocese showcased their creative talents in a series of music, dance and strings performances throughout June, culminating in the ‘Best Of’ performance on 23 June.

What's on Next Week (Wk9)

Events coming up in Week 9

Parent Teacher Night Online Booking

How to book your meeting.

RE Review: Faith in the future of Catholic schooling

The findings and recommendations of the Review of Religious Education for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta were presented to a forum of over 200 parish priests, principals and Religious Education coordinators on 5 June at Rosehill Gardens.

What's On Next Week at School

Upcoming school events.

Black & White Disco a Huge Hit

They thought they could dance and they proved they can.

Federal Budget 2014-15 No certainty on funding or direction

The Federal Government’s priority to cut the budget deficit will significantly reduce school funding in real terms and create greater uncertainty for schools says Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby

Catholic schools supporting faith@work

Throughout May, Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta will be taking part in the Diocesan Works Fund (DWF) Appeal faith@work.

Congratulations to winners of the Executive Director s Summer Reading Challenge

Students from the Diocese of Parramatta have excelled in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge with over 8,000 books read during the summer. Over 500 students from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta entered the competition this year.

Easter Colouring Competition

Wiseberry Real Estate, Kellyville, are holding their annual colouring competition.

Congratulations to all our schools who entered the Catholic schools week video competition

Over 70% of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta submitted entries in the Catholic Schools Week Video Competition 'what makes our Catholic Schools great?'

PRC Event - Building Resilience

The PRC have invited a guest speaker to talk to parents about the important subject of resilience

Teacher learning community focuses on sustainability

Catholic school teachers and leaders from the Diocese of Parramatta, schools outside the diocese, and the NSW Department of Education met at the Aengus Kavanagh Centre on Wednesday 19 March to form a professional learning community (PLC) for sustainability.

Special Food Day: Baker's Delight

Special Food Day: Baker's Delight

***POSTPONED*** Tuesday's School Tour for 2015

Kindergarten 2015 Enrolment Information Session will be rescheduled.

St Patrick's Day Assembly & Open Classes

St Patrick's Day assembly & open classrooms.

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week continues.

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week begins!

Tour of School and Enrolment Info Session

School Tour & Enrolment Information Session for 2015. Tuesday 18th March.

Enter Facebook 30 sec video competition and win big!

The Diocese and Facebook have teamed up to hold a competition "What's great about Catholic schools?"

Sporting Success Lives On

In the recent February 2014 edition of Parramatta's Catholic Outlook magazine, our athletes were praised for last year's success.