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Numeracy team unravel the complexities of teaching Multiplicative Thinking

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) Numeracy Team highlighted their ability to think outside the box when they recently presented their pilot study about incorporating an alternative way of teaching multiplicative thinking at this year’s Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia’s Conference (MERGA). Read more...

Using play to develop oral literacy

St John’s Primary Riverstone, Early Stage One (Kindergarten) teachers are utilising imaginative play as a way to engage their students in oral literacy. Read more...

Stage One Experiments

This term, Stage One have been investigating mixtures in our science unit. We have enjoyed making predictions about what will happen when we mix certain things together but our favourite part is checking our predictions and conducting experiments!

‘Game on’ says Year 6

Year Six students at St John’s Primary, Riverstone have got lunchtime fun sorted. Whether it’s Scattegories, Connect4, UNO, Dominoes or Chess, all students (and teachers!) from Kindergarten to Year 6 are sure to find a game to enjoy each Thursday at the school. Read more...

Riverstone Festival 2018

Our children, parents and staff showed that they are made of ‘stern stuff’ as they walked the Riverstone Parade in the rain.....

STAGE 3 SCIENTIST HARD AT WORK

Stage 3 conducted an experiment on changes in states of matter.......

Catholic Schools Week Food for Thought

St John’s Primary, Riverstone and Trinity Primary School, Kemps Creek thought outside the box when it came to Catholic Schools Week this year. These celebrations were ‘food for thought’ for both of these outstanding Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta learning communities.

St Johns Open Day 2018

Today St John's Primary School hosted our Open Day as apart of Catholic Schools Week. This allowed the community to see and enquire about enrolments for 2019.......

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...

Pancake Tuesday at St John's

This Tuesday, students, staff and parents from St John's celebrated Pancake Tuesday, in preperation for our Ash Wednesday celebrations, making the beginning of our lenten season.