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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.

Readers are winners

Congratulations to our winners and all who entered the 2021/22 Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge (EDSRC), it has been an incredible competition this year with a large number of entries.

Brand new Box Hill school a blessing for community

Diocese of Parramatta Bishop Vincent Long has blessed and officially opened Santa Sophia Catholic College in Sydney’s North West Growth Area. Read more...

Top tips from principals on homeschooling

With no end in sight for homeschooling we picked the brains of principals and school captains from across the Hills to get their top tips to making studying from home a success. Read more...

Students go STEM MAD for science

Students have been enjoying some fun science investigations for 2021 National Science Week, highlighting how Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools are using research-based learning to engage students with their education. Read more...

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Year 1 Past and Present Dress Up Day

It was a big day for Year 1 students and teachers Miss Messina and Miss Espiritu, as Year 1 students dressed up to the theme 'Past and Present', as a fun exploration of their unit on family history. Read more...

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First library book donated by book's illustrator

We have our first official book for our Knowledge Centre (the library) at Box Hill. 'The Voyage' has been donated to Santa Sophia by the book's illustrator, Andrea Edmonds. Read more...

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COSHC Sharing Friendships

The children at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Out of School Hours Care (COSHC), have a whole lot of new friends each afternoon when they are joined by the children from Santa Sophia Primary School, the new primary school currently sharing their school grounds. 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 2 Excursion to Elizabeth Farm

On Friday 30 April, Year 2 students went on an excursion to Elizabeth Farm, where they learnt about how people lived in the past compared with how we live today. Read more...

 

 


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