Catholic Schools in NSW and ACT

Catholic schools enrol about 20 per cent of Australian school students. There are 615 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools across NSW and the ACT, providing quality education in a faith-centred environment.

Catholic schools teach the same curriculum as government schools. Expectations of achievement and conduct are high. With a strong focus on the individual, a broad curriculum caters for a wide range of interests and abilities.

Catholic schools offer highly qualified and professional teachers who cater to the diverse learning needs of our students.

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  • New before and after school care grants available for all schools

    NSW Premier Mike Baird, and Minister for Early Childhood Education, Leslie Williams, visited Mother Theresa Primary, Westmead and the onsite Catholic Out of Schools Hours Care service on Thursday 27 August to announce that more families will be able to access before and after school care following the opening of applications for a $20 million grants program.
  • Catholic Education showcasing excellence in education for WSABE

    Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has been recognised for ‘excellence in education’ being selected as a finalist in the  2015 Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE).
  • Diocese of Parramatta hosts Notre Dame Folk Choir 2015 Australian Tour

    Friday 29 May, the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta hosted the renowned Notre Dame Folk Choir on their 2015 Australian Tour. Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students and teachers gathered together at St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta to exchange experiences with the choir through music and workshops.


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