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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...
The outstanding achievements of 34 students in sport were acknowledged late last year at the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Primary Sports Awards night. Read more...

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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...
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...
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...
With great excitement we made our way out to Jamison Park at Penrith on Tuesday 22 August, 2017 to spend a fun-filled day playing netball, umpiring, coaching and supporting our teams! We had eight teams take the court and once again our children played exceptionally well, representing St Bernadette’s in a positive manner. They displayed true sportsmanship by congratulating their opponents and thanking the umpires at the conclusion of each game.

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Congratulations to all the Year 5 and Year 6 children on their outstanding CAPTIVATE performance on Monday night - 4 September. The children looked amazing and performed beautifully. It was a wonderful experience to be part of a combined choir of over 300 children as well as to perform in our small cluster group of 70 children.

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On Friday 18th August Year 6 attended the Voice of Youth Cluster Final at St Monica’s North Parramatta. Sophia N, Nicholas C and Lucy B represented St Bernadette’s with their excellent engaging speeches

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