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New ways of accessing music learning

At Santa Sophia Catholic College, not only have we returned from over a term of lockdown and remote teaching and learning in our music ensembles, but we have returned to a brand new school campus and a brand new performing arts hub. Read more..


Santa Sophia students awarded top prizes at International Youth Music Competition

Two students from Santa Sophia Catholic College Box Hill have proved themselves to be among the best young composers internationally, having received top prizes in the International Youth Music Competition for Composition. Read more..

Booked Out Soiree Moves to Larger Venue

Booked out Soiree moves to bigger venue

Catholic students together apart during LIFTED week

In late February, Catholic Youth Parramatta (CYP) hosted their regular LIFTED sessions online, featuring music, prayer, reflection and action for primary school students, Year 12 leaders, young adults and Faith in Action Team (FIAT) teachers across the Diocese of Parramatta. FIAT teachers work together to offer additional opportunities for faith formation to students within their school community. Read more...

Students get opportunity to Dance

Students at Santa Sophia now have the opportunity to learn dance thanks to our new dance teacher. In her short time here, new dance teacher Mrs Concato has already established... Read more...

Reflections on the Learning - The Lion Sleeps Tonight

This is the final post in the series about our international music collaboration between our 3 Catholic Schools – Santa Sophia Catholic College, St Luke’s Catholic College and Chisholm Catholic Primary School with Brightshiners Junior School in Nairobi – Kenya. Read more...

Students begin writing School Song with help from prominent composer

Being a new school, our students are a significant part of our foundation, and we are so excited that our Year 9 Music Class will be taking part in the special task of writing our school song. Read more...

Students from around the world united through music

In a world more isolated than ever due to COVID-19, students who live half a world away, came together to create this beautiful music production of The Lion Sleeps Tonight. Read more...

Write a Book In a Day

On Wednesday 16 September, a team of 8 students had 8 hours to write and illustrate a book to enter into the Write a Book in a Day Competition run by The Kids’ Cancer Project. What a huge ask but the students proved to be up to the challenge. Read more...

Reaching out through music to students in Kenya

Music coordinator in the Diocese of Parramatta, Phil Rooke, is providing music outreach to a community-based school in Kenya with the help of Catholic school students in western Sydney. Read more...



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