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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…

Captivate shines during spectacular showcase performance

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students had the opportunity to shine when the Captivate performing and creative arts program recently hosted its 10th Anniversary Showcase at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Read more...

Coding to be mandatory in primary and early high school

The new primary school science syllabus aims to give children a better understanding of scientific concepts and methods by the time they finish year 6 so they are ready for more sophisticated science at high school. As per this article from the Sydney Morning Herald, Holy Cross Glenwood students are already preparing for the new syllabus. Read more…

Science comes alive at Holy Cross Glenwood

Discovering fossils in the sand, learning about pendulum painting, building bridges for chariots to cross and mini robots were all part of Holy Cross Primary Glenwood’s start to the new school term. Read more...

Young minds come up with improvement ideas for their community

A walk around the Glenwood community by Year 1 students saw them come up with big ideas on how they could improve a local reserve and shopping centre. Read more...

iHelp Social Justice Crew Making a Difference

On Sunday the 25th of February, our iHelp (Social Justice) students played a large role in mass at St John 23rd in Stanhope Gardens and later held a cake stall outside the church. The students used their mathematical skills to work out the change for each sale and helped raised an amazing $796. The money raised will support the wonderful elderly people within our community. Read more...

Lenten Message 2018 - Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv

Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv reminds us that with the celebration of Ash Wednesday, we begin a season of Lent which is meant to be a journey of renewal and transformation. Read more...

More Reading Recovery teachers for our students

On Thursday 3 December 2015, the Reading Recovery Graduation ceremony was held at St Francis of Assisi Primary, Glendenning.

Holy Cross students recognised in Parliament for efforts to ban plastic bottles

Holy Cross was mentioned in Parliament this week by Michelle Rowland, recognising the wonderful work of a student from Year 4 and a student from Year 6 who have been examining the problems of plastic pollution in our environment and have been campaigning to curb the use of water bottles in Australia. See what Michelle had to say.