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The changes coming to the new primary school curriculum this week

Almost 65,000 kindergarten students will start at NSW public schools this week as a new syllabus that mandates the use of phonics when teaching pupils to read is rolled out in all classrooms. Read more....

REVEALED: The best teacher in the Hills area

The Best Teacher in the Hills area has been nicknamed 'Miss Honey' by her pupils' parents, after the beloved Roald Dahl character.

Santa Sophia Catholic College to open to students on November 8

A multimillion-dollar, high-rise Catholic College in Sydney’s northwest is set to open to students — as the principal reveals ‘move in day’. See the flythrough of the school video here.

More time to prepare for HSC exams

HSC students will be given more time to work on their major projects and to prepare for exams to reduce the impact of the current COVID-19 lockdown. Read more...

HSC trial exams delayed by two weeks for more than 500 schools

Trial exams written by the CSSA - once known as the Catholic Secondary Schools Association - which are purchased and run by more than 500 Catholic, independent and public schools were due to begin on July 26 but have been delayed until August 9, system leaders were told late on Thursday. Read more...

$123 million 'vertical' Sydney school to be built in town centre

A $123 million "vertical" school will be built at the centre of a residential and retail hub in north-west Sydney... The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta made plans to construct a co-educational school, Santa Sophia Catholic College, in buildings up to six storeys on an empty site in Box Hill. Read more...


Santa Sophia Catholic College to be built at Sydney's Box Hill costing $123 million

A new $123million Catholic high school for almost 2,000 students and staff has been approved to be built in Sydney's northwest despite objection from neighbours. Santa Sophia Catholic College at Box Hill will have six storey towers with roof-top sporting facilities across four linked buildings, a knowledge centre, and fitness research hub. Read more..


The futuristic look for Sydney's schools

Santa Sophia Catholic College Box Hill is the new school earmarked to bring thousands of students to a bustling new community in Sydney’s north west — and you can have your say on it from today. Read more..


How 'pre to post' education is changing the game

Principal Mark DeVries is reimagining education at Santa Sophia Catholic College. 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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