Terra Sancta College student, Adam Kharodia, has just begun his final year of school, but already he has secured a place at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) for 2010.
During the week of 16 March, Catholic Education staff and school leadership teams came together for a series of presentations and workshops aimed at improving student learning outcomes throughout the diocese.
Year 10 students from Parramatta Marist High recently took their Project-Based Learning on the road, visiting three local primary schools and sharing their learning with younger students.
Victor Dominello, Member of Parliament for Ryde, opened Catholic Schools Week at Holy Spirit Primary, North Ryde.
On Tuesday 10 March, Australian author, Simon Higgins visited students at Patrician Brothers' College, Blacktown to share his inspiration for writing.
Students at Patrician Brothers' College, Blacktown recently built an altar for the new school hall at sister school, Nagle College, Blacktown South.
As part of the school's celebrations of Catholic Schools Week, Year 5 students at St Mary's Primary, Rydalmere built 'Tippy Taps' which are used in Uganda to collect fresh water to wash their hands.
This week over 240,000 Catholic students from across NSW and the ACT will celebrate special events from concerts, open houses, and displays to fundraising activities, work on the local environment and technology demonstrations.
Students at Good Samaritan Catholic College, Hinchinbrook, performed two plays in the lead up to Catholic Schools Week.
Students from the Catholic primary schools in the Bega Valley and Monaro will converge on Lumen Christi Catholic College to celebrate Catholic Schools Week.