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From hand span to wing span, St John’s know how to measure success!

Stage 2 students at St John’s Primary, Riverstone have been learning about measurement and numeracy and having a lot of fun along the way. Read more...

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…

Youngsters show pollies the way

They're often accused of being childish but it didn't apply to the St John's Primary youngsters who visited State Parliament on a school excursion. Read more...

School Captains go to Parliament House

St John's School Captains Claudine Eckersley and Benjamin Arrowsmith ready to enter Parliament House.

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...

Book Week Treasure at St John's

Week 4 of Term 3 marked the beginning of our Book Week celebrations at St John’s. This year, the theme of Book Week is “Find your Treasure” with students being invited to use their imagination and make their stories come to life. Read more...