Mother’s day @ Mater Dei

“Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher Thank you to the Mater Dei P & C committee for hosting a lovely morning tea, celebrating

Walk Safely to School Day 2021

Sydney Catholic Schools’ Road Safety Education Officer, Andrew Sortwell, invites parents to role model good pedestrian behaviour on Walk Safely to School Day 2021 – and every day. Calling all primary school parents! Consider

First large-scale Cross Country

More than 2500 Sydney Catholic Schools’ (SCS) primary students will represent their schools at the inaugural Cross Country Carnival at Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek, on Wednesday 5 May. St Francis of Assisi

Books for 5-8 Year Olds

My child is 5-8 years old. What should I look for when picking a book they will want to read? We asked Sydney Catholic Schools’ Education Officer: Reading Recovery, Rosemary Peric. 1. What should

Respect in art at NAIDOC celebration

Mater Dei Catholic Primary Blakehurst students have found new appreciation for their aboriginal connections through an artwork and cultural performances unveiled during the schools NAIDOC Week celebrations. The school’s eight aboriginal students worked with Regional

Swift support for primary sports stars

NSW Swifts’ midcourter Maddy Proud was on hand to present 30 young athletes with medals at the 18th annual Sydney Archdiocesan Primary School Sports Awards. Among the recipients  was Mater Dei Catholic Primary School Blakehurst Year