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Our partnership with Precision Metal Group (PMG) continues to evolve. This term, we have commenced an intensive welding course in the HIVE and on site at PMG’s factory in Wetherill Park. The first intake is composed of Year 10 and Year 11 students. Read More...

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Congratulations to our super swimmers who did themselves & Parra Marist proud at the MCS Swimming Championships. Read More...

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In late February, Catholic Youth Parramatta (CYP) hosted their regular LIFTED sessions online, featuring music, prayer, reflection and action for primary school students, Year 12 leaders, young adults and Faith in Action Team (FIAT) teachers across the Diocese of Parramatta. FIAT teachers work together to offer additional opportunities for faith formation to students within their school community. Read more...
Four talented drama students from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s creative and performing arts program, CAPTIVATE, will star in the new Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) production I’ve Been Meaning to Ask You at the Parramatta Riverside Theatres this month. Read more...
On Friday February 26th the Year 11 & 10 Visual Arts Students visited the Art Gallery of NSW along with teachers Miss Mari, Mrs Jones and Mrs Brunton. Whilst in the gallery, the students looked at Art Express to roughly gather ideas on the Body of Works and how previous students completed their Body of Works. We looked at our desired medium and how previous students had interpreted them in order to achieve their end results. As we look closely at their Visual Arts Process Diary, we’re able to notice the progress, interpretation, experimentations, ideas, inspirations and techniques of each student, and identify the process they followed in creating their Body of Work. Read More...

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This year 661 students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains stepped up to take the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge! In total, 4185 books were read as part of the competition: over 1000 more books than last year! Today the winners were announced. Read more...
In January, eight boys from Year 11 and 12 participated in the Australian Space Design Competition. After powering through the qualifying round, the team earned a place in the National finals, tasked with the design of a research settlement on Mars, capable of providing infrastructure for future human exploration and planetary expansion. Read More..
It is with great sadness that we inform you, the Parramatta Marist community, that Mr Marshal McMahon, a long serving educator and leader in Marist schools passed away at home yesterday. Read more...

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Yesterday, we recognised our 43 high achievers from the Class of 2020 and congratulate them all on their outstanding HSC results. Our School Dux for 2020 Nash Hawkins (pictured) addressed the assembly with warmth, highlighting the respect, hard work & dedication the students, parents & teachers had shown in what was a challenging year for all. Parra Marist is very proud of the 2020 Cohort. Fortior Ito! Read more...
Following on from our news item in December 2020 about some of our Year 10 students presenting to the United Nations for the Universal Periodic Review of Australia’s human rights record, the students have put together a series of recommendations on the topics of climate change, asylum seekers/refugees and domestic violence. The boys presented their findings via Zoom to the Permanent Missions in Geneva, Switzerland of twelve UN member countries. We are proud to advise that from these countries, 15 recommendations on these issues were formally made to the Australian government during the UN proceedings. Read More...

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