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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....

Voice of Youth celebrates 35 years of showcasing strong student voices

Six Year 6 students selected from across 59 primary schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains recently competed in the Diocesan Voice of Youth Public Speaking Competition Grand Final on the 20th of September.

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.

Schools showcase blended learning on world stage

Last month, students from three Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools presented at Instructurecon 2021, the global virtual conference for Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas. Read more...

Local principals share NAPLAN tips

With NAPLAN returning this week for the first time since COVID-19, local schools are preparing to support students in the Nation-wide assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. For many schools, this is the first time that NAPLAN will be conducted online. Read more...

Year 1 Travel Back to the Past

In Investigations, Year 1 students are beginning the unit "Back to the Past" and are exploring the driving question 'To what extent has our family history changed from the past to present?' Read more..

THE YARD dance on youth themes

Santa Sophia were grateful to host the final show of Shaun Parker & Company's THE YARD school tour on Tuesday 23rd March. THE YARD is an award-winning anti-bullying program dealing with themes of bullying, social exclusion, peer pressure and resilience through dance and music. Read more...

Hands on with Medieval Europe

'How does the past influence the present?' Stage 4 History students are studying Medieval Europe, considering how medieval practices have shaped our society and whether the reintroduction of some of these practices would make our society a better place. Read more...

Kindy is off to great places!

It seems like just yesterday that the Kindergarten children arrived at Santa Sophia for their very first day! Read more...

Year 1 take a trip into outer space

Year 1 had an awe-inspiring time today taking a trip into outer space. With thanks to Starr's Planetarium, we were lucky enough that the planetarium came to us! Read more..



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