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Loyola Literacy Team acknowledged with prestigious award

The inspirational Loyola Senior High School Mount Druitt Literacy Team was recently acknowledged with an Australian College of Educational Leaders NSW Leadership Award. Led by Antoinette Meade, this passionate team of educators includes Sally Johnstone, Bridget Ward, Magda Mizzi, Samantha Fresco and Chrissy Payne. Read more...

Governor’s visit to Loyola full of sunshine!

As part of a day out in western Sydney, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSCG, Governor of NSW, and his wife Mrs Linda Hurley, recently toured Loyola Senior High School and Catholic Trade Training Centre, Mount Druitt. The Governor praised the great facilities at the school and commented that “students demonstrated a tenacious attitude to their learning.” Read more...

Palm Sunday Walk

Last night our students were invited to join the youth and clergy of the diocese, to participate in the Palm Sunday Procession. We walked from Parramatta Town Hall together through Parramatta to share in the Eucharist with the Bishop at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta. Read more...

Lenten Message 2018 - Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv

Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv reminds us that with the celebration of Ash Wednesday, we begin a season of Lent which is meant to be a journey of renewal and transformation. Read more...

Australian Training Awards 2017 Finalists

Loyola Trade Training Centre and McCarthy Trade Training Centre were successful in becoming one of three Australian finalists in this year’s Australian Training Awards. Whilst we were not winners we were recognised nationally as having an exemplary educational program that caters for the diverse needs of so many students. Read more…

Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017

Loyola students recently participated in the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney Olympic Park and the Domain in the city. Throughout the three days, Sydney Olympic Park was transformed into a Catholic hub for entertainment, evangelisation and promoted opportunities for open dialogue on hot topic issues facing the Catholic Church.

Loyola show good form at the 2017 Jesuit Basketball Carnival

During the October school holidays, our Loyola Boys Basketball team travelled to Xavier College, Kew in Melbourne to compete at the 2017 Jesuit Basketball Carnival. While there were no wins, our team showed some outstanding individual performances on the court. Namely, Matthew Ward and Isaac Bullen, who made the All Australian Jesuit Basketball Team for 2017. For his display of sportsmanship off and on the court Jaycob Scimmager was awarded the Spirit of Loyola Award. Read more...

Loyola students win Victor Chang 2016 Science Awards

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute held its Annual Science Award Ceremony for Year 11 students at Blacktown Civic Centre on Tuesday 14 November, 2017. This year three Loyola students were recognised for outstanding achievements in Science. Read more...

12 month anniversary of Pope Francis' Papal Encyclical Laudato Si

To commemorate the 12 month anniversary of Pope Francis' Papal Encyclical Laudato Si we asked our schools what they have been doing to care for the environment.

Bishop Vincent Long installed as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta

Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains warmly welcomed Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta on the evening of Thursday 16 June 2016 in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.