Catholic Schools Week: Let's celebrate distinctiveness

Welcome: One in five NSW students, including those from non-Catholic backgrounds, attends a Catholic school. Photos: Catholic Schools NSW
Welcome: One in five NSW students, including those from non-Catholic backgrounds, attends a Catholic school. Photos: Catholic Schools NSW

Catholic Schools Week celebrates the strengths and distinctiveness of Catholic schools, and highlights the significant contributions made to their communities.

opportunities: There are many experiences to be had at a Catholic school.

opportunities: There are many experiences to be had at a Catholic school.

“There are almost 600 Catholic schools across NSW, educating more than a quarter of a million students from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds,” Catholic Schools NSW Chief Executive Officer Dallas McInerney said.

“Each Catholic school reflects the community it serves; they are diverse, welcoming places that have educated generations of students from the same family for almost 200 years."

Get set: Many Catholic schools are now taking enrolments for 2020.

Get set: Many Catholic schools are now taking enrolments for 2020.

Catholic schools welcome enrolment applications from all students, including those from non-Catholic backgrounds. Fees are affordable and there is practical support for families who cannot afford to pay full school fees.