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Principal Blog Issue 11 2017

Principal Blog Issue 11 2017

Principal Blog Issue 10 2017

Principal Blog Issue 10 2017

Triathlon 2017

Triathlon 2017

Principal Blog Issue 9 2017

Principal Blog Issue 9 2017

Principal Blog Issue 8 2017

Principal Blog Issue 8 2017

Principal Blog Issue 7 2017

Principal Blog Issue 7 2017

PRC Presentation Raising Resilient Children

PRC Presentation Raising Resilient Children

Athletics Carnival 2017

Athletics Carnival 2017

Swimming Carnival 2017

Wednesday 8th March, Year 7 and competitive swimming students in Years 8-12 participated in the Annual College Swimming Carnival held at Blacktown Aquatic Centre. The girls performed outstandingly well on the day, with several school records broken by Abby Slaughter.

Onstage 2017

Onstage 2017

Principal Blog Issue 4 2017

Principal Blog Issue 4 2017

Encore Showcase 2017

The Encore showcase features exemplary musical performances and compositions from the 2016 HSC practical examinations in Music 1, Music 2 and Music Extension.

Caroline Chisholm College Biggest NAPLAN Improvement

Caroline Chisholm College Biggest NAPLAN Improvement

Caroline Chisholm Welcomes Premier

Premier of NSW and Minister for Education to sign an agreement with Catholic Education, Parramatta. The agreement is that the new school to be built in Sydney Science Park, Luddenham, will be a Catholic School, focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).

Principal Blog Issue 3 2017

Principal Blog Issue 3 2017

Principal Blog Issue 2 2017

Principal Blog Issue 2 2017

Open Night 2017

Enrolment 2018, Open night: Monday 6 March 2017 (6-8.30pm)

Principal Blog Issue 1 2017

Principal Blog Issue 1 2017

School News - January 2017

School News - Uniform shop Extended Hours, Book Collection, BYOD session

Principal Report Issue 19 2016

Principal Report Issue 19 2016

Principal Report Issue 18 2016

Principal Report Issue 18 2016

Principal Report Issue 17 2016

Principal Report Issue 17 2016

Principal Report Issue 16 2016

Principal Report Issue 16 2016

Principal Report Issue 15 2016

Principal Report Issue 15 2016

Onstage 2016 Nominations

Onstage 2016 Nominations

Principal Report Issue 14 2016

Principal Report Issue 14 2016

Year 8 Reflection Day

Year 8 Reflection Day

School Football Knockout Report

School Football Knockout Report

Principal Report Issue 13 2016

Principal Report Issue 13 2016

Principal Report Issue 12 2016

Principal Report Issue 12 2016

Japanese Exchange Students

Japanese Exchange Students

Principal Report Issue 11

Principal Report Issue 11

Principal Report Issue 10

Principal Report Issue 10

Principal Report Issue 9

Principal Report Issue 9

Year 12 Reflection Day

Year 12 Reflection Day 2016

Parent Homework Forum 2016

Invitation to join CCC for a conversation about homework in high school.

Uniform Shop Holiday Hours

8.30am-12.00pm and 1pm-2.30pm on Thursday 21 January, Friday 22 January, Wednesday 27 January & Thursday 28 January

Creative Arts success at Caroline Chisholm College

Six students from Caroline Chisholm College, Glenmore Park had their work nominated for ARTEXPRESS whilst completing Visual Arts during their Higher School Certificate (HSC).

HSC students do Diocese proud with outstanding results

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta have seen some exceptional results in the 2015 Higher School Certificate (HSC) with a number of schools making significant improvements in their overall results.

Teacher Accreditation and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST)

The teacher accreditation landscape is changing as the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) continues to work on implementing the Teacher Accreditation Act.

Australian Catholic Youth Festival

From 3-5 December 2015, students from secondary schools throughout the Diocese attended the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) in Adelaide.

Textbook Ordering Extension

Campion have extended the closing date for text book orders until 15th December 2015. Late orders will still be delivered but not by 27th January 2016.

Visual Arts and Photography Exhibition

Visual Arts and Photography Exhibition

Purchasing of e-Textbooks for Year 8. 9 and 10 Students for 2016

Purchasing of e-Textbooks for Year 8. 9 and 10 Students for 2016 https://goo.gl/msa3a3

RIVER VOICES EVENT POSTPONED - NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED

River Voices event has been postponed due to bad weather. A new date will be advised shortly.

Catholic education farewells Principals after years of service

Thursday 8 October 2015, a number of Principals were farewelled by the diocese.

Leading for Success at Principals’ Masterclass

The annual Principals’ Masterclass was held on 8 and 9 October 2015, at Rooty Hill RSL, giving school leaders a valuable opportunity to come together to share ideas and participate in professional learning.

Bishop of Parramatta Awards recognise student excellence

The annual Bishop’s Award for Student Excellence which recognises the religious and academic achievement of Year 12 students across the Diocese of Parramatta.

Reading Recovery teachers focus on improving students’ oral language

Reading Recovery teachers recently took part in a professional learning day.

Penrith Show

On the weekend of 29th and 30th August the schools agriculture students participated and competed in events at the annual Penrith Show.

Caroline Chisholm ceramic art showcased in Penrith Regional Gallery

The ceramic works of six students from Caroline Chisholm College, Glenmore Park’s Year 10 Ceramics unit, ‘Notanda’, have been selected for a special exhibition in the Penrith Regional Gallery.

Catholic Student Leaders' Forum

More than 75 student leaders from secondary schools across the Diocese of Parramatta met at St Patrick's Cathedral Hall on Tuesday 5 May.

Stop Work Action Suspended

The Stop Work Action for next Tuesday 28 April has been suspended. School will be on as normal.

Catholic Schools Week Video Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to all entrants of the 2015 Catholic Schools Week NSW/ACT Video Competition - ‘What will your Catholic school of tomorrow look like?’. We are delighted to announce the winners in each division for this year’s competition.

Important Notice - Athletics Carnival Cancelled today

The carnival has been cancelled for today due to current weather conditions and forecasts of continuing poor weather. Today, Monday 20 April, will be a normal school day. Please come in normal uniform prepared for the classes on Day 6 of the timetable. We will let you know when arrangements are made for an alternative day to run the carnival.

Important Notice: Athletics Carnival - Monday 20th April 2015

We will make a final decision tomorrow morning at 6.30 am to say whether the carnival is postponed or will run, either normally or in an alternative format.

Commitment to Catholic school funding sought for the State election

In the lead up to the NSW election on 28 March, the Diocese of Parramatta continues to meet with both Labor and Coalition MPs and candidates to ensure that funding of Catholic schooling, particularly in Western Sydney, is a key commitment for the next State Government.

Red Brain, Green Brain

Red Brain Green Brian

Catholic Schools Week celebrations

Catholic Schools Week is a celebration that brings together Catholic school communities across New South Wales, held 8-14 March 2015.

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge - winners announced!

The Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge has had another successful year with over 620 students reading 10,000 books over the school holidays – that’s a new competition record!

Catholic schools called to renew and adapt at annual System Leadership Day

Over 450 school and education office leaders in the Diocese of Parramatta gathered at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 22 January for the annual system leadership day prior to the commencement of the new school year.

Students top the state in HSC courses

The HSC results has seen three students from our Catholic schools achieve first in the state for their subjects.

Uniform Shop Opening Times 2015

Uniform shop opening times 2015, Tuesday's 8.00am to 10.30am and 2.00pm to 3.30pm

Caroline Chisholm College students selected for ARTEXPRESS

Four HSC students from Caroline Chisholm College have been selected to feature their work in the annual ARTEXPRESS exhibition.

Diocese records outstanding results in 2014 HSC

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta has seen some exceptional results in the 2014 Higher School Certificate (HSC) with a number of schools making significant improvements in their overall results.

Uniform Shop during the holidays

Uniform Shop opening during holidays January Wed 21st, Thurs 22nd, Fri 23rd and Tues 27th from 9.30am to 2.00pm

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge is back!

Every year, the Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby, invites students all over the Diocese of Parramatta to participate in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge.

Best practice focus leads to improved Naplan results

For the seventh consecutive year, students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 sat the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (Naplan) in May. Results released in September identified many areas of improvement for students in the Diocese of Parramatta

Farewell with faith, hope and love

The Mass of Thanksgiving to God on the Occasion of the Farewell of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop-elect of Sydney and Administrator of the Diocese of Parramatta, was held at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta on Wednesday 5 November.

World Teachers Day Selfie Competition Winner!

Hundreds of students across the Diocese of Parramatta have honoured their teachers in celebration of World Teachers Day by taking a selfie with their favourite teacher.

Message to Year 12 Sudents

Greg Whitby, HSC Students, Message from director of schools CEO Parramatta

Good luck to our 2014 HSC students

This year, a record number of 79,679 students are enrolled in Higher School Certificate (HSC) courses with more than 2,800 from the Parramatta diocese.

How to clear space on your iPad

How to clear space on your iPad.

Students congratulate Bishop Anthony Fisher OP on his appointment as Archbishop of Sydney

In front of a packed media conference today, the school captain of Catherine McAuley College, Karina Wright, thanked Bishop Anthony on behalf of all the Diocesan schools for his love and support.

Caroline Chisholm College student recognised for excellence

Cristin Warda from Caroline Chisholm College was recognised at the annual Bishop of Parramatta Awards for Student Excellence, which recognise the religious and academic achievement of senior secondary students across the Diocese of Parramatta.

Year 12 Graduation Awards

Year 12 Graduation Award Recipients

Year 12 students hit the air waves

Students at Caroline Chisholm College, Glenmore Park launched their radio show, Chit Chat recently, broadcasting their own program content live from the school’s studio.

Worthy recipients of Bishop of Parramatta Awards for Student Excellence 2014

The annual Bishop of Parramatta Awards for Student Excellence, which recognises the religious and academic achievement of senior secondary students across the Diocese of Parramatta, were held at St Patrick’s Cathedral on Thursday 11 September.

Media Release from Caroline Chisholm College, Glenmore Park

Chit Chat Radio at Caroline Chisholm

School Industry Partnerships Awards

Three of our Year 12 VET Students received awards at the Schools Industry Partnerships Awards.

Going Deeper at Principals Masterclass

The annual Prinicipals Masterclass was held on 13 and 14 August at the Rooty Hill RSL Club, giving school leaders a valuable opportunity to come together to share ideas and participate in professional learning.

School Social Media - Keep in contact with CCC

School Social Media - keeping in contact with Caroline Chisholm from any device.

St Vincent de Paul

Masquerade Party 2014 supporting St Vincent de Paul

Padre Pio Parish Picnic

Sunday 21st September 2014, Parish Picnic

Year 10 PDHPE Excursion

Year 10 attending the B-Streetsmart Road Safety Forum.

Ex Students Meeting 26th August at 6.30 pm

I would like to invite you to a meeting at the school on 26th August at 6.30pm to discuss the possibility of forming an ex students group.

School staff encouraged to have a cuppa for students in need

In Term 3, school staff are invited to have a cuppa and donate to the Bishop Manning Scholarship Fund appeal.

Mary MacKillop Feast Day celebrations

Events were held across the diocese of Parramatta on Friday 8 August in honour of the Feast Day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.

Captivate showcases talented students

Hundreds of students from 35 primary and secondary Catholic schools from across the Diocese showcased their creative talents in a series of music, dance and strings performances throughout June, culminating in the ‘Best Of’ performance on 23 June.

Sydney Dance Eisteddfod

Caroline Chisholm Dance Company competed in the prestigious Sydney Eisteddfod at the University of New South Wales on Saturday 26th July.

Evatt Report

The Evatt Debating Competition is a mock simulation of the real UN Security Council that a couple of our students had the opportunity to participate in.

PDSSSC Netball Gala Day

PDSSSC Netball Gala Day held at Jamison Park on Tuesday 22 July.

Happy 40th Anniversary!

Celebrating our 40th anniversary was an exciting day for all last Friday.

Year 8 Japanese Day

Quotes from the Japanese Language Day held on Wednesday 30 July.

Stop Work Meeting on 23 July 2014

Last Friday you were informed about industrial action taking place across schools in the Diocese of Parramatta on Wednesday 23 July.

Terra Sancta College renamed to honour St John Paul II

To commemorate the Canonisation of Pope John Paul II and his connection to the Diocese of Parramatta, Bishop Anthony Fisher OP, has announced that Terra Sancta College will be renamed St John Paul II Catholic College, Nirimba and Schofields from the commencement of Term 3 this year.

New enterprise Agreement for 2015 proposed for school staff

The proposed new Enterprise Agreement was sent to all Catholic school staff and the Independent Education Union (IEU) today, Monday 7 April to begin a process of consultation to consolidate a number of existing agreements into a single state-wide agreement which supports high quality contemporary teaching and learning.

Annie the Musical by Caroline Chisholm College

Caroline Chisholm College Presents Annie the Musical

RE Review: Faith in the future of Catholic schooling

The findings and recommendations of the Review of Religious Education for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta were presented to a forum of over 200 parish priests, principals and Religious Education coordinators on 5 June at Rosehill Gardens.

Year 7 sees the symphony

Year 7 went on an excursion last week to the ABC studios in Ultimo, where they got to watch an open rehearsal of the Sydney Symphony.

Useful apps to enhance mental health and wellbeing

While there are an abundance of apps available in this field I will outline a few of the most relevant for Australian young people. I hope that you take a moment to have a look at some of these apps, and see which ones may be suitable or helpful for someone in your family.

An agmazing time

Over three days in April, Tara Bennett and I joined 18 passionate Year 10 students from Caroline Chisholm College, at a camp run by the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Hawkesbury Campus and the Royal Agricultural Society (RAS).

Outstanding sports achievement

Lauren Dahl, of Year 11, competed in the NSW All Schools Swimming carnival on Monday 5th May. She placed 3rd in the 100m backstroke, with a time of 1.07.08.

DWF - faith @ work

Within the recent newsletter you will find a letter about the Diocesan Works Fund and their faith@work appeal.

Backing up your iPad

Students are regularly creating work on the iPad that needs saving, this is often saved in Google Drive and other cloud storage, however, regular iPad backup into iTunes is also essential.

Mock Trial Winners

Senior students compete and win mock trial against Penrith High School.

Federal Budget 2014-15 No certainty on funding or direction

The Federal Government’s priority to cut the budget deficit will significantly reduce school funding in real terms and create greater uncertainty for schools says Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby

Executive Director calls for collaboration in proposed Enterprise Agreement

A report in a Sydney newspaper saying Catholic school teachers are considering strike action over a proposed Enterprise Agreement from Catholic employers is premature and does not do justice to the consultation process says Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby.

Catholic schools supporting faith@work

Throughout May, Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta will be taking part in the Diocesan Works Fund (DWF) Appeal faith@work.

SMART Goal Setting

Goal setting is an important part of students' lifelong learning and at CCC we facilitate opportunities for students to develop these skills more.

Congratulations to winners of the Executive Director s Summer Reading Challenge

Students from the Diocese of Parramatta have excelled in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge with over 8,000 books read during the summer. Over 500 students from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta entered the competition this year.

Applications for the 2014 Premier s Teacher Scholarships are now open

Educators are encouraged to apply for the 2014 NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships, offering the opportunity to undertake a five-week study tour in one of the available scholarship categories.

Great new free apps to check out

A look at some fantastic apps that students can use to recreate their learning and demonstrate higher order thinking skills.

Congratulations to all our schools who entered the Catholic schools week video competition

Over 70% of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta submitted entries in the Catholic Schools Week Video Competition 'what makes our Catholic Schools great?'

Teacher learning community focuses on sustainability

Catholic school teachers and leaders from the Diocese of Parramatta, schools outside the diocese, and the NSW Department of Education met at the Aengus Kavanagh Centre on Wednesday 19 March to form a professional learning community (PLC) for sustainability.

Students serving others

Recognising students who have been ambassadors for our school and who have been serving those in our immediate community and beyond.

Students compete at All School Triathlon

Last week 18 Caroline Chisholm College students competed at the All Schools Triathlon at the International Regatta Centre.

Be aware of schemes and scams

So many links go around on the internet but sometimes they are not what they seem and information about your children can become known to people it shouldn't. This article will share some of the things you should be aware of.

River Voices 2014

A collaborative and contemporary art installation that is inspired by the much-loved Nepean River.

St Nicholas of Myra 175th Anniversary Celebration

Our hospitality students sacrifice their own time to serve others in celebration of St Nicholas of Myra.

Tutankhamun's Tomb at CCC

A practical exploration of Tutankhamun's Tomb on the Cola with Year 11 Ancient History.

Hotel Management Institute Inter-schools Challenge

A wonderful opportunity that some of our Year 12 students were involved in with Mr Clerke.

The River Voices Festival 2014

This is an exciting visual arts project that students have been hard at work on for some time.

App of the Week - Aurasma

This weeks app of the week adds a new layer to images, virtually bringing them to life.

Congratulations to students

Students to be congratulated for efforts and achievements above and beyond.

Communicating with the Community

This article shares how Caroline Chisholm College is communicating with its wider community.

Caroline Chisholm Day

Happy faces at Caroline Chisholm Day. We had so much fun.

Distinguished Achievers' Assembly

Distinguished Achievers' Assembly held on 10 February 2014

Student Leadership Training Afternoon

Friday 6th February, the student leadership team had their first training session for the year.

Sport Announcements

2014 has kicked off for sport and students are already busy trialing and competing in events within the school and outside.

App of the Week

An app many students are using on a daily basis on their iPads, across almost every KLA, is Book Creator.

Digital Media in our Classrooms

With the growing use of digital media in our classrooms, it has never been so important to help our students understand their responsibilities online.

2013 HSC Outstanding Results

Our College Dux Gabrielle Griffiths achieved an ATAR of 98. Gabrielle also won a Premier’s All Rounder Award indicating that she achieved a Band 6 in at least 10 units of her study programme.

The launch of a new journey

This article shares how CCC prepared for the 2014 implementation of iPads in the classroom for Years 7 - 9 students.

The iPad journey so far

This is a brief summary of some of the things that are happening around the college with the iPads.

The Mind Boggling Complexity of Seeing Colour

Congratulations to Chloe Sheridan who achieved a Highly Commended for her 'Sleek Geeks' clip.

The National Youth Science Forum Experience

The National Youth Science Forum is a two week forum, catering for students entering Year 12 with a keen interest in Science.

iPad Readiness

Are you ready to go with your iPad next week?