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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...
Relieving Executive Director Christine Howe invites the community to learn more about how the Curriculum is about sharing our Catholic faith with children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Watch the video...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is partnering with Family Zone to roll out cyber safety to support students with their home learning. Read more...
Last week we focused on number busting using the three levels surface, deep and transfer. We made the success criteria as a full grade using the brainstorming chart and decided which were surface skills, deep skills and then transfer. Read more...
Year Six have been working hard on Probability this past week, focussing on Chance. They have designed and conducted chance experiments with small number trials (surface learning) and used these results to make predictions (deeper learning) about what results might look like for a larger quantity. Read more...
Our thanks to everyone who joined us for our wonderful Book Parade and family reading session morning. The costumes of the students and teachers showed what a great love of literature there is at Mary Immaculate Primary. This year there was a huge variety of costumes with children dressed as their favourite book characters. There was everything from Diary of a Whimpy Kid, Wizard of Oz, Minecraft characters, Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter, a world of fairytale characters to, of course, every superhero under the sun! Read more...
On 20 August we welcomed some visitors from Goddard Crescent Preschool who came to experience a morning at big school. The school readiness group included 4 staff members, 31 preschoolers and 8 prospective parents who were interested in seeing whether our school lived up to our magnificent reputation, of which we did! Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) teachers were given the chance to see how the Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L) framework is making a difference at Holy Cross Primary Glenwood. The school hosted up to 120 CEDP teachers and staff along with the Executive Director Greg Whitby and Director of Learning Sue Walsh, as they shared their PBS4L journey so far. Read more...

 

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