Are you a Year 12 student looking to commence a Primary or Secondary teaching degree in 2024?
Apply for the 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program today. Applications close Monday, 9 October 2023!
This is your opportunity to receive financial support, paid employment in schools and access to exclusive mentoring and support programs.
- $5000 per calendar year of full-time study
- A new laptop on commencement of your teaching degree
- A structured mentoring and peer support program
- Opportunities for paid, part-time employment as an Associate Teacher and permanent employment in a CSPD school on course completion
Who is eligible to apply?
Year 12 students at a CSPD school who:
- Are planning to apply for a Bachelor of Education (Primary or Secondary) at any Australian university, commencing in 2024
- Can provide a recommendation from a year level coordinator, Principal, Assistant Principal or REC from their current school
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25 Sep 2023
Last night, staff from BPC ventured out with the Vinnie's Van, providing sandwiches, snacks, tea & coffee. The best part of the night, as always, was great conversations with the communities of Mt Druitt & Parramatta. Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese Vinnies Western Sydney Vinnies NSW
22 Sep 2023
🎓 Early Entry Offers 🎓 We'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate and celebrate our Year 12 students who are being rewarded for their hard work, achievements and dedication by receiving early entry offers to University. Well done to each of these Year 12 students! More early entry celebrations to come.
21 Sep 2023
On a very hot Tuesday, our Under 16s Rugby League team participated in the Panther Trophy. After a convincing first-up victory against Hawkesbury High 26-0, the boys won their second game against Plumpton High 6-0 and went into the final game needing to win to make the semi-finals. After scoring first, they were up 6-4 with a minute to play. Unfortunately, they couldn't hold out a strong finishing Nepean Creative side and went down 10-6. The boys played each game with great team spirit and should be very proud of their efforts 🏉
21 Sep 2023
✨ BPC Alumni Highlight ✨ In our 4th edition, we hear from Rita Monica McKendry! We would love for any BPC alumni to contribute to this series. If you would like to share your professional pathway or know of someone who would, please complete this form - https://forms.gle/XnJR2njE2EpgSZbm7
20 Sep 2023
🎓🎓 Yesterday morning we farewelled our Year 12 students as a school, with some help from the junior leaders at our Hawkesbury Catholic Primary Schools. Last night, Year 12 then shared their Graduation Mass and Presentation with their families. Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2023! Our prayers are with you as you prepare for your upcoming examinations 🙏
18 Sep 2023
Our College Cattle Team recently attended the Greater Sydney Schools Cattle Competition Presentation Ceremony at Caroline Chisholm College. The team performed very well and should be very proud of their efforts. Some of their results included: ⭐ 1st - steer weight gain ⭐ 2nd - best presented steer ⭐ 3rd - beef appraisal overall ⭐ 3rd - senior parader - Sian Zahra ⭐ 5th - junior judge - Lincoln Abela ⭐ 5th - junior judge - Isaac Xerri ⭐ 5th - junior judging (school) overall ⭐ 5th - junior judging team ⭐ 6th - senior paraders overall Congratulations to the whole team, who cared for the animal through 98 days of preparation 👏👏👏
18 Sep 2023
Thank you to College Alumni and digital commentator Geoff Quattromani for his recent support of our iDesign program. Geoff presented his journey, from his time at the College through to his current career, and how his interests and knowledge have evolved as the industry has changed. One of the great messages that Geoff communicated was how setbacks will always happen, however they often lead to greater opportunities and growth. He inspired students to keep pursuing their interests and embrace challenges that come their way.
18 Sep 2023
✨ BPC Alumni Highlight ✨ In our 3rd edition, we hear from Michelle Williams (Telfer). We would love for any BPC alumni to contribute to this series. If you would like to share your professional pathway or know of someone who would, please complete this form - https://forms.gle/XnJR2njE2EpgSZbm7
18 Sep 2023
✈️ Mrs Dawson and Mrs Graham recently attended an Open Day at Richmond RAAF Base to find out more about their Airbus Apprenticeship Program. ❓Did you know you could commence an Apprenticeship as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical or Avionics) studying a Certificate IV in Aeroskills, based at the RAAF Base without having to join the Air Force? Open to Year 12 leavers and mature age apprentices - contact Mrs Dawson or Mrs Graham for more information.
15 Sep 2023
💛 R U OK? Day 💛 Today Year 10 students ran a bake sale to raise money for R U OK? Day. This day aims to empower people to start meaningful conversations with others who may been struggling. Let the people in your world know you’re here, to really hear, because a conversation could change a life. 💛💛💛
12 Sep 2023
Congratulations to Abigail Saba, one of our College Vice-Captains, for receiving the prestigious 2023 Bishop of Parramatta Award at St Patrick's Cathedral, Parramatta. It was a wonderful evening that celebrated the achievement of one student in each high school in the Parramatta Diocese who consistently witnesses the Catholic faith in their daily interactions. We are very proud of you Abigail!
12 Sep 2023
115 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from four Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) schools have come together at Bede Polding College Windsor for a memorable Hawkesbury Cultural Immersion Day, helping them better understand and identify with their cultural background.
04 Sep 2023
|| 2023 Apprenticeship/Traineeship & Jobs Expos || Western Sydney Apprenticeship/Traineeship & Jobs Expo Tuesday 5 September 2023 - 3pm to 8pm Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre, 30 Herbert St, Cambridge Park NSW Sutherland Shire Apprenticeship/Traineeship & Jobs Expo Tuesday 12 September 2023 - 3pm to 8pm Tradies Gymea, 57 Manchester Rd, Gymea NSW
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08 Sep 2023Apply for the 2024 Teacher Scholarship Program today. Applications close Monday, 9 October 2023!