Education Mass creates a ‘first’ for the Diocese of Parramatta

It was a first for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta recently when the largest cross section of Western Sydney schools attended the annual Diocesan Education Mass at the Cathedral Church of St Patrick’s in Parramatta. Read more…

Annual CCD Mass 2018

It was a great celebration of this ministry when over 400 SREs from across the Diocese joined the 300 student SREs from Catholic schools, including McCarthy Catholic College Emu Plains, for the Annual Diocesan Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Mass and Awards Ceremony. Read more...

Busways Stop Work Meetings CANCELLED

Busways Stop Work Meetings CANCELLED

Primary students skill up at Catholic Trade Training Centres

Primary students learnt how taking on a trade could lead to a dream job when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) opened its Trade Training Centres during National Skills Week. Read more...

Captivate shines during spectacular showcase performance!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students had the opportunity to shine when the Captivate performing and creative arts program recently hosted its 10th Anniversary Showcase at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Read more...

Plumbing Issue At School - Wednesday 1 August 2018

Plumbing Issue At School - Wednesday 1 August 2018

Investigating new pathways!

McCarthy Catholic College, Emu Plains students learned about the huge range of different jobs available to them when P-TECH partners PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) visited them recently. Read more...

Students test their Agricultural skills

60 students from four different schools had the opportunity to take part in the first-ever combined Catholic Colleges Agriculture Show recently, testing their Agricultural skills alongside their peers. Read more...


“Never stop being curious” was the message passed onto McCarthy Catholic College students, who were given a rare insight into the world of technology when Telstra paid them a visit as part of their involvement in the P-TECH program.

Sydney Students Sail Through Second Day of NAPLAN

As students around Australia faced their second day of NAPLAN testing on Wednesday, Elijah Butterfield, 14, said he found the reading exam "quite relaxing" said Elijah, who is in year 9 at McCarthy Catholic College in Sydney's west.