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St Joseph’s Primary School Kingswood saw the need to improve attendance rates and as a result its tailor-made program has seen an increase in attendance, an improvement in academic results and behaviour. With such great results, the primary school has been recognised with the Ann D Clarke Award. Read more...
To mark World Teachers’ Day, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta and Teachers’ Mutual Bank and congratulate the winners of the Ann D Clark Award! This new award celebrates the work schools do to improve outcomes for students beyond the classroom. Read more...

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St Joseph’s Primary School Kingswood capped off their Book Week celebrations with a Writers’ Festival highlighting their great writing skills. The school’s love of reading made them famous recently when a fun video of teachers singing I Like Big Books went viral on Facebook. Read more...
To support Year 3’s inquiry learning in the classroom we attended the observatory at Western Sydney University - Penrith campus. We learned lots about how force impacts and reacts to objects. Read more...
CAPTIVATE, the Arts unit of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, have been facilitating classroom music programs at St Joseph’s Kingswood for seven years. Lead by Specialist Teacher - Music, Michelle Loevendie, every Monday morning Year 3 and Year 4 students are able to focus on learning their string instruments. Read more...

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Forget outlandish costumes, one Sydney primary Catholic school has stepped it up this Book Week by waxing lyrical over the virtues of reading -- with a little help from 90s rap. Read more...
Up to 75 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta school were represented at the annual Diocesan Education Mass which featured an inspiring homily by Bishop Vincent Long aimed at re energising schools in their mission to transform the lives of their students. Read More...
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...
Up to 250 parents participated in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s third Chatterbox Live event. The popular Q&A session provided parents and carers with a direct line to Executive Director Greg Whitby. Read more...
Nineteen Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools have `switched on’ to free solar power and energy efficient LED lighting, under a program tipped to reduce carbon emissions of 2,442 tonnes each year across the schools. Read more...