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Blacktown Council last month opened new gated, off-leash parks at Paterson Reserve, Quakers Hill and Heber Park, Hebersham to help keep dogs healthy and social. Read more...
Year Six have been working hard on Probability this past week, focussing on Chance. They have designed and conducted chance experiments with small number trials (surface learning) and used these results to make predictions (deeper learning) about what results might look like for a larger quantity. Read more...
Our thanks to everyone who joined us for our wonderful Book Parade and family reading session morning. The costumes of the students and teachers showed what a great love of literature there is at Mary Immaculate Primary. This year there was a huge variety of costumes with children dressed as their favourite book characters. There was everything from Diary of a Whimpy Kid, Wizard of Oz, Minecraft characters, Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter, a world of fairytale characters to, of course, every superhero under the sun! Read more...
On 20 August we welcomed some visitors from Goddard Crescent Preschool who came to experience a morning at big school. The school readiness group included 4 staff members, 31 preschoolers and 8 prospective parents who were interested in seeing whether our school lived up to our magnificent reputation, of which we did! 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...
Primary schools in the Blacktown Local Government Area are outperforming students at similar schools across the country in key NAPLAN subjects, new data shows. A recent article in the Blacktown Advocate named St John Vianney’s Primary, Holy Cross Primary and Mary Immaculate Primary School as ranking in the Top 10 for the Blacktown area. Read more...
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...

 

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