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Opening School Mass

On 15th February our Cerdon College community came together to formally commence the school year, through the celebration of the Eucharist. During this special mass we were able to welcome our newest members, Year 7, to the College. Read more …

Cerdon College Numeracy Evening

The Year 7 Numeracy Evening was held on Monday 18th February and proved to be a very informative night for the parents of those students who attended. Mental computations and EMU (Extending Mathematical Understanding) games and strategies were demonstrated and explained to the parents. They experienced first hand playing many of our favourite EMU games. Read more ...

Red Mass at St Patricks Cathedral

On 13th February, we were given the privilege of attending the inaugural Red Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. This mass is held at the beginning of the law year, as a way of offering thanksgiving for all those who serve the law. It is also an opportunity for members of the judiciary, as well as lawyers and public service officials to reaffirm a commitment to justice and faith. Read more ...

National Youth Science Forum

Once again one of our students, Dominique Espinosa, was successful in gaining a place in NYSF 2019. This prestigious program attracts some of the best young minds across Australia for a 12 days residential camp at the Australian National University in Canberra during the January holidays. Read more ...

The Science Experience at the University of Sydney

More than twenty of Cerdon College students took the opportunity to participate in The 2019 Conoco Phillips Science Experience, as participant and mentors alongside more than one-hundred students across Sydney. The three day holidays program involves team of students working together to solve a murder case, while learning a great deal about different science disciplines. Students were exposed to a variety of workshops, lectures and engaging activities which provided for an amazing learning experience.

2019 Swimming Carnival

On Thursday January 31, the Cerdon College Swimming Carnival took place at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre Homebush. The carnival was a wonderful way to begin the school year, with all students taking the opportunity to support their House. Read more ...

Antonela’s designs on the future

The exceptional costume design work of Cerdon College student Antonela Scarpignato will feature as part of the annual NSW Texstyle Exhibition to be held in March. Showcasing a selection of outstanding Major Works developed by HSC Textiles and Design students from across NSW, the inspiration behind Antonela's major work is based on the features that reflect the iron age and the character of the Morrigan, the Celtic Goddess of war, death and phantom from Irish mythology. Reads more...

School leaders embrace diversity and inclusion for 2019!

As students across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains continued their preparations for the beginning of the 2019 school year this week, more than 500 Principals and Leaders of Learning gathered at Rosehill Racecourse for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) annual System Leaders’ Day. Read more...

Western Sydney Catholic school students number one in HSC

Cerdon College Merrylands student Annamaria Subramaniam achieved ‘First in Course’ recognition in the 2018 HSC. CEDP Director Greg Whitby is very proud of the ‘Class of 2018’, with strong results in the ‘All Rounders’ and ‘Distinguished Achievers’ lists and Parramatta Marist High the top Catholic system school in NSW.

Nagle College has been revealed as Blacktown’s highest ranked school in the 2018 HSC

The full list of school results from this year’s course was released on Thursday, with girls-only Nagle College listed as NSW’s 228th best performing school. Its students raked in 42 high scores — or Band 6s — from 623 entries. Read more...