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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...

Shiver me timbers!

As students made their way back to school at St Mary’s Primary, Rydalmere, they were greeted by their Principal Richard Blissenden dressed up as a Sea Captain and invited to enter the school by walking the plank! Read more...

‘Mad scientists' of Year 5 learning that solids, liquids and gases all ‘matter’!

Year 5 have been doing some ’solid’ inquiry-based learning around solids, liquids and gases and recently presented their knowledge about the properties of solids, liquids and gases! Read more...

Opening School Mass

The school community joined together on Thursday 16th February 2017 to mark the beginning of the school year. During mass, each grade received a new class candle, blessed by Fr Peter, that will journey with their class as they progress through the years. Teachers new to St Mary's in 2017 were also welcomed and given their own candles to symbolise the role they now play in our community. Read more...

Catholic Schools Week 2016

During Catholic Schools Week St Mary's hosted a morning for parents seeking enrolment for their child in 2017. Parents were welcome to visit the Open Morning and tour the school. Watch our welcome video...

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.

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.

St Mary's Primary Open Day

St Mary's Primary will be holding an Open Day for prospective parents on Monday 9th March 2015 between 9:30am - 10:45am. Tours of the school will be available.