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St Paul’s shoots for the stars

July 03, 2020 Suzanne Hatfield-Smith

The English faculty at St Paul’s Catholic College, Booragul, is once again putting its intuitive mind to work, creating experiential, interactive learning opportunities.

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St Bede’s welcomes it refugee families

July 02, 2020 Darrell Croker

Harrowing experiences of persecution retold by relatives who are now part of the community at St Bede’s Catholic College, Chisholm, create an inspirational Refugee Week video. St Bede’s celebrated the week from Tuesday 16 June to Friday 19 June with a theme of “Welcome”.

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Determination masters new style

July 01, 2020 Kate Buchanan Willis

Enthusiastic Year 6 writer from St Columba’s Primary School, Adamstown, Hannah Mather, has used the inspirational story of para-athlete Lauren Parker as the basis for her entry into the Australian Catholics magazine Young Journalist Award 2020.

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School history restored at Merriwa

June 30, 2020 Alexander Foster

The bell tower at St Joseph’s Primary School, Merriwa, has been a central part of its main courtyard for well over 100 years and holds a special place in the school’s history.  

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Hitching a ride back to wellness

June 29, 2020 Grant Diggins

With the upheaval during the pandemic of society and school life as we knew it, the focus was very much on looking after the wellbeing of our students and families who had had to transition very quickly to home learning.

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It takes a global village

June 26, 2020 Lisa Little

To paraphrase the saying, it takes a village to make any educational organisation a place of high quality and equity. The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEA) provides the opportunity for a global network village of policymakers, politicians and practitioners to meet and debate innovative ideas, the latest research evidence, teachers’ experience and strategies that address the central questions to a multitude of educational purposes. It asks, “what is possible?”

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Hi fives all round

June 24, 2020 Grant Diggins

St Aloysius Catholic Primary School, Chisholm commemorated its fifth anniversary on Sunday 21 June with parish priest Fr Paul O’Neill celebrating a special Mass in the school chapel that was live-streamed from 11am.

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Zoom in with St Dominic’s Centre, Mayfield

June 23, 2020 Andrew Drinkwater

As with many schools for Term 2, St Dominic’s Centre, Mayfield has taken its learning online as well as using video-conferencing to deliver lessons via Zoom. This has been an extraordinary leap for our students who have embraced it and exceeded expectations with their conduct and engagement  not only with the lesson content but with each other  and developing a whole new set of life skills and mode of communication with their teachers and peers.