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Mother's Day at Delany

On Monday the 14th of May we came together as a school community prior to Mother's Day in celebration of the Delany mother's. 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...

2017 Creative and Performing Arts Night

Creative and Performing Arts night was a great event where we had lots of beautiful performances showcasing the best from Visual Arts, TAS & Music. Students performed music from a variety of genres including rock, pop, around the world and their own compositions. Read more…

2018 Artexpress

We are very proud to announce Lauren Daher's work 'And Issi said ...I have called you Roofus' has been selected for inclusion in ARTEXPRESS in 2018. Lauren's work will be on display at The Armory, Sydney Olympic Park, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Orange Regional Art Gallery from 28 February 2018. Congratulations Lauren!

Open Day visitors sparked by engaged learning

Delany College’s recent Open Day was major success with parent interest sparked by the engaged learning - especially in the science rooms. Principal Robert Muscat said 11 families attended and were impressed with the school’s modern learning facilities and the focus on engaged learning. Read more...

Mary an ANZAC student leader

Year 10 student Mary Ghribian visited Europe’s World War I battle fields after being chosen to represent the NSW Premier during the 100th anniversary events. Mary joined students from other schools to gain a glimpse of what war was like, beyond what she could learn from the internet, textbook or a picture. Read more...

2018 College Leaders

Introducing our 2018 Leadership Team from left-right: Jasmine (MacKillop Leader) Joshua (Formation Leader) Marcus (College Captain) Mariatu (Formation Leader) Madeline (Communication Leader) Sahar (Communication Leader) Devran (Chisholm Leader) Helin (College Captain) Chelsie (Formation Leader) Front: Toni (Campion Leader) Elizabeth (Formation Leader) Peter (Tierney Leader)

St Patrick’s Primary debaters hold Delany Cup high

The young debating team from St Patrick’s Primary Parramatta took the honours in the final round of the Delany Cup. The topic was ‘Students should be paid to attend school’. Read more...

Delany student shines in Bishop's Awards for Student Excellence

Nora Monday was was the Delany College recipient of the 2017 Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence presented by Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on Thursday 7 September. The awards are given each year to an outstanding student in every Catholic secondary school in the Diocese of Parramatta. Read more...

Parents participate in 2020 Vision/Mission Forum

At Delany College, our parents are important members of the school community and an integral part of our 2020 Vision/Mission Review. At a Parent Forum at the college on Tuesday 5 September, parents discerned two questions: What would Delany look like in 2020? and How would we get there? Read more...

Delany's basketballers shoot for the stars

Delany students took to the court at an inter-school Boys Basketball Gala Day held at Penrith Valley Regional Sports Centre on Monday 4 September. The event is organised by the Parramatta Diocese Secondary Schools Sports Council (PDSSSC). Delany College was represented by two teams, who took up the challenge with energy and enthusiasm. Read more...

'Finders keepers' a hot debating topic in round 3 of the Delany Cup

Competition is heating up as the final round of the Delany Cup approaches. This annual debating competition is organised by Delany College for Year 5 students from six surrounding Catholic primary schools. Delany’s students are adjudicators, ushers, caterers and helpers for the competition, which runs over four weeks. Round three was held on Wednesday 30 August when students debated the topic, ‘If you find $100, it's yours to keep’. Read more...

Delany College wins prestigious award

Delany College has been ranked alongside with some of Australia’s best schools after being named a Winner in The Educator magazine’s Innovative Schools Awards.

2017 Parent Forum

2020 Vision/ Mission Review - All parents are warmly invited to join our Parents' Forum group on Tuesday 5th September 2017 - 6-7pm.

2017 Bookweek at Delany

The theme for 2017 Bookweek is "Escape to Everywhere". Each year, schools and public libraries across Australia spend a week celebrating books and Australian authors and illustrators. Delany College was fortunate to have author JC Burke visit and share her experiences as a writer.

2017 PDSSSC Athletics Carnival

Congratulations to Mase for a fantastic win in the 800m.

2017 Delany Cup Round 1

The Delany Cup is an annual Year 5 debating competition with our local Catholic primary schools. Round 1 teams were St Margaret Mary's, St Patrick's, Our Lady Queen of Peace and St Oliver's. The topic of debate was "That children should be allowed to have a mobile phone at school" Delany adjudicators were Rhys Ramos, Rasha Aboulhalka, Reegan Roebeck and Jasmine Diab.

2017 Monsignor McGovern Portrait Prize

The Monsignor McGovern Art Prize, for students in Years 5 and 6 attending our local primary catholic schools, was established by Delany College in 2002. The award is named after the Holy Trinity Parish Priest Monsignor Joseph McGovern who first invited the Patrician Brothers to come to Granville and open primary and secondary schools.

2017 Delany Day

"The Cross is the sure way to find Christ," Daniel Delany

2017 Athletics Carnival

2017 Athletics Carnival

2017 Enrichment Reading Program

A new initiative was launched at Delany College, where a number of students from Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in the first session of our Enrichment Reading Program.

Green at Delany

It’s been two weeks and our Delany Gardening & Landscaping Club is up and pumping.

Multicultural Day

A celebration of our cultural diversity through performance and hospitality, photos in the gallery page

Mock Trial Team Enjoys First Round Success

Aiden, Mary, Marie, the mock trial team.

Fast Forward Information Evening

There are so many wonderful opportunities out there for our students at Delany.

Life as a Year 12 Student

People say that being in Year 12 is a year where you’ll have ‘no life’.

2017 Secondary Schools

School Leadership Program at Parliament House

Patrician Induction Day

Year 7 belonging to a community.

Delany College 75th Anniversary Celebration

We warmly extend an invitation, click the image to see the invitation

A beautiful celebration at St Patrick's Cathedral.

Delany's 75th Anniversary, celebrating 75 years of Patrician education.

PDSSSC Swimming Carnival at Blacktown

Our students represented our school and showed great resilience and sportsmanship.

Vinnies Van

Divashna, Nihal, Nora, Patricia and Bettina assisted with the Vinnies Van Appeal, helping our community.

The Premier's Anzac Memorial Scholarship (PAMS)

The winner was announced today at our assembly. Mr Muscat congratulates a very excited Mary Ghribian.

Parent Forum

What's On @ Delany, all welcome!

Bus Strike

Please be advised that all Transit First bus services will not be operating on Tuesday 7 March 2017 between the following times, 7am-9am and 2pm-4pm. If your child travels on a Transit First bus please arrange alternative transport for this day.


Work on Bennalong Street, Granville from Wednesday 8 March.

HSC student workshops

Parramatta Library’s is commencing the school year with 2 great workshops in March for HSC students.

Year 11 Information

2017 for Year 11, click image to view our presentation

Open Day

Join us on Open Day, Two sessions! click image to see the details.

HSC Standards

Frequently Asked Questions. 'Minimum Literacy & Numeracy Standard'

Year 7 Parent Information Night 2017

The year ahead for our Year 7s. Read our presentation from our information night.

Year 9 Parent Information Night

2017 for our Year 9s. Our presentation at the Parent Information Night.

Welcome back!

School resumes on Monday 30 January for all students. Students must be dressed in summer uniform.

Year 7 technology

This term in Technology Year 7 started a unit called Delany Dragster.

Christmas Hampers

As Christmas is a special time of the year, it's more important than ever to show the people, especially the poor and needy around us, how much we care, love and value our community.

Delany wins Anzac Scholarship

On 8 December, The Hon. (Shayne) Maxwell Shayne Mallard, Member of the Legislative Council, visited the school and addressed students in Years 9 and 10. He announced the exciting news that Delany College has won an opportunity for a student to travel to Anzac sites in Europe in 2017 as a representative of the NSW Government.

Year 8 Geography

On Monday the 5th of November the class of Year 8 went on an excursion to a part of the Blue Mountains called Katoomba Falls.  see photos in gallery

Emu Graduation

Extending Mathematical Understanding graduation, see full article in newsletter and photos in gallery.

Year 12 Retreat

The Year 12 Retreat at the St Benedict XVI Retreat Centre has inspired the year 12 community to reach out to others before ourselves. photos in gallery.

2017 Yr 7 orientation day

A day of getting to know our college, each other, basketball, touch football and cooking. photos in galleries.

CAPA Night

Delany College hosted its annual Creative and Performing Arts Night in the new Senior Study area. Photos in galleries

Congratulations to Hahano

Hahano has been nominated for ENCORE, it is a fantastic achievement.

Student Leadership Day

2017 leaders spent the day at ACU Strathfield planning for next year.

Rockhampton CEO staff visit

Visitors came to see our learning spaces and share ideas about good teaching.

Vinnies Van

Last night the first group of year 11 went out with the Vinnies Van. Thank you Br Charles, Ms Rania Katrib, Ms Sharlene Mourched, Divashna, Madeline, Dennis, Celine and Fouad. They all had a wonderful experience.

Mirath in Mind Awards

Congratulations to Chloe Zaiter.

Diocesan Social Justice Launch

Mary, Irene, Matelita and Vincent from Year 9, attended the Diocesan Social Justice Launch, which focused on social justice in an ageing society.

Townsville Immersion

During the last week of the September school holidays Mr Blomfield and three students travelled to Townsville for an Immersion program.

Vinnies Van

Thank you to Br Charles, Tawanda, Alexander, Thorie, Zeynep and Rachel for working on the vinnies van. It was the last vinnies van for Year 12.

2016 Dux of Delany College

Congratulations to Krystal on her achievement. Krystal received her award from Mr Robert Muscat and Mr Mark Robinson today at our graduation ceremony.

Staff Spirituality Day

Staff explored the theme of Mercy at our school’s staff spirituality day.

Yr 12 Formal

A wonderful night of celebration at Angelos on the Bay. see all the photos at About Delany/Galleries

Year 12 Graduation & Mass

Graduation day is a day to reflect back and realise how much each Year 12 student has achieved and it was wonderful to see so much success in this graduating class. see all photographs: About Delany/Galleries.

Teachers Basketball

Delany College teachers run, dribble, shoot, block and let out some steam on the basketball courts.

Delany Cup Debating Winners

In a hotly contested debate on whether or not to replace the Australian Flag, St Margaret Mary's beat St Patrick's by a whisper.

Stage 5 Survivor @ Delany

Years 9 and 10 using their 4Cs in a survivor style assessment task.

Year 7 Cultural Showcase

Delany's Year 7s have been studying "Our Dynamic Story" - a wonderful way to celebrate their cultures and stories. See the galleries for more photos.

HSC Enrichment Workshops

FREE HSC WORKSHOPS Standard English, Advanced English, Mathematics & General Mathematics

RU OK Day 2016

Delany's Year 8 students have been creating and preparing their stalls during Enrichment classes, using their learning experiences around mental health.

Delanys Got Talent!

Year 10 PDHPE class create and perform a dance routine for the annual Delany's Got Talent competition/assessment task.

A Science Lesson

The activity we were conducting was a science lesson to do with inertia.

"Way of Mercy"

When listening to the words of Mother Teresa today I was reminded of our school Motto and of the community we have at Delany. "The fruit of Silence is prayer. The fruit of Prayer is faith. The fruit of Faith is love. The fruit of Love is service. The fruit of Service is peace." Mercy certainly has a face in our Delany community.

St Vinnies Door Knock Appeal

I wish to express my profound thanks to staff, students, ex-students, the local SVDP team and parents for their enthusiastic participation and making it a great success. I am always moved by the generosity of our school community.

Chess Competition

With tough competition from a number of other schools, our team of players had a rewarding time learning and competing.

2014 Yearbook

click on the image to take a look inside our Yearbook.

Viva - HSC Trial Performances

Thursday 11th August, 2016 at 6pm in Stage 5 space, Delany College. Light refreshments. All welcome.


Yrs 9 & 10 have been engaged in an activity designed to help them develop 21st century work skills of collaboration, communication, critical reflection and creativity. More photos in our galleries!

Vatsal Sharma "Reality"

Year 6 Winning Entry for Monsignor McGovern Portrait Art Prize

Anger Akot "Snap Shot"

Year 5 Winning Entry for Monsignor McGovern Portrait Art Prize

Monsignor McGovern Portrait Art Prize

Noted Australian Pop artist Mr Johnny Romeo, our artist in residence found it quite difficult to determine the winners as he said "the students have created technically and conceptually sophisticated self portraits in various media". more photographs on the galleries page

Sydney Pacifica showcasing Indigenous and Islander culture

Congratulations to Tiani, Annie, Taylor, Hahano, Toaila, Faagi, Leah, Deborah, Supiesi, Aaliyah, Matavai, Elisapeta and Jeanette for their endless hours of hard work and practice culminated in an amazing 15 minute performance combining song & dance.

Vinnies Van

Thank you to Ms Rannia Katrib , Tawanda, Krystal, Jayden, Carissa, Divashna & Fouad for working the Vinnies Van last night.

WYD 2016

Our pilgrims are in Poland, like us on facebook to keep up to date with their progress.

WYD 2016 in SYNC

@HOME in our Parramatta Diocese

Delany Pilgrims in Philippines

We have students and staff members attending WYD 2016, currently working in the Philippines.

Monsignor McGovern Art Prize Competition

You, your friends and family are invited to attend, please see invitation.

Faith in Action

Thank you to Br Charles, Dominique ( the new Vinnies Van Co-ordinator) and Year 12 students, Tawanda, Rachel, Andre, Angela, Jayden and Carissa for helping on the Vinnies Van. Year 9 and 10 students had donated food and toiletry items as part of their project. We have distributed them to the homeless people last Tuesday night.

Celebrating Daniel Delany

On 29 June, we celebrated our founder, Bishop Daniel Delany, with schools from the Patrician and Brigidine networks across Sydney.

Delany student's Archibald Prize entry

Congratulations to Mario for his work of former Parramatta Lord Mayor Paul Garrard.

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.

Schools launch Cyberwise campaign

Launched on 15 June, Cyberwise is a learning and teaching resource for students, teachers and parents to encourage cybersafety in schools.

World Youth Day Pilgrims Heading to Philipines and Poland soon!

During the holidays while most of us are relaxing, our Delany team of WYD pilgrims will be heading off on an amazing mission experience.

Delany Multicultural Day

An afternoon of fun, food, festivities and cultural awareness for our Delany Community.

2016 HSC Study Guide

The 2016 HSC Study Guide will be published in the Sydney Morning Herald & online on Monday 20 June. The guide is a joint project with BOSTES. It is a valuable resource for students, teachers and parents, covering a wide range of HSC subjects.

Parent Teacher Interviews

Monday 27 June 2016 from 3.30pm to 6pm for Year 11 and Tuesday 28 June 2016 from 9am to 6pm for Years 7 to 10.

Be Cyberwise

Cyberwise Awareness video - for all students and parents.

Sustainability Summit

A number of Year 10 students went to Granville Town Hall for a series of seminars titled 'Sustainability Summit' run by Parrramatta City Council and the AYCC which stands for the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. It was an enriching experience for the students in which 120 other students from local schools participated.

Year 9 Immersion in Sydney

experiencing the Old Quarantine Station, Madame Tussaud's, Wildlife World, Sydney Aquarium, Wild Ropes at Taronga, Vivid & Pizza Making Class. see all the photos in the galleries.

2013 Delany College Yearbook

to view click image

Delany College Skoolbag App

Download app on your smartphone today! News, Events, Newsletters, etc.

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta​ welcomes Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen

On 5 May 2016 His Holiness Pope Francis appointed the Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFMConv DD, as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Parramatta.


We had an amazing opportunity to meet Senior Constable Matt Green and Constable Judah Habib.

Multicultural Day

Multicultural Day is approaching soon, join the fun and embrace the school spirit by participating in the various activities on Wednesday 22nd June.

Westen Sydney University UDAY at Parramatta Campus

The day was quite informative and provided us with the answers to many questions that senior students ask about life after school and the ATAR. Photo by Alex.

Senior Photography

Senior Photography, Digital Imagery and Video students spent the day at Wattamolla in the Royal National Park gathering "Landscape" imagery for their next major practical submission.

CAPTIVATE Showcase tickets on sale

The annual CAPTIVATE Showcase Season runs from 16-27 June. Tickets are on sale now.

Statement from Very Rev Peter Williams

Rev Peter Williams' statement regarding Patrician Brothers allegations in the 1970s.

Teacher Appreciation

College Captain, Thorie Tembo shares her thoughts on Delany teachers.

Helping Out at St Oliver's Athletics Carnival

The students who were selected as representatives of Delany were Laura, Umaru, Charbel & Kaylee. Thank you students for a job well done .

Big Morning Tea for the Cancer Council

Delany students and staff will be raising funds for the Cancer Council by way of a bumper morning tea on Friday 27 May.

Vinnies Van

Thank you to Br Charles, Mrs Moujalli, Tawanda, Marina, Thorie, Jayden, Carissa and Makalita for helping with the Vinnies Van. Year 10 students had donated food and toiletry items as part of their Faith in Action project. We have distributed them to the homeless people. A big thank you to the teachers and students for their generosity.

Delany College Monsignor McGovern Portrait Prize

This competition is open to all year 5 and 6 local Catholic primary school students. Last Friday Ms Broue and two year 10 students visited one of these schools to provide a workshop on portrait painting. The competition will culminate with an exhibition and prize awards evening on Tuesday 26 July at 5.30pm (next term). More information will be provided as the evening approaches.

Our new learning spaces, Kildare, Carlow & Tullow

Stage Five students (Years 9 and 10) completed their move into their new home" at Delany College this term, and are currently enjoying the space, the technology, and the expanded learning opportunities such amazing learning areas provide.

Year 7 Debaters

Congratulations a great win against Xavier College!

Early Childhood Education & Care Class

A VET subject held weekly at our school. The course is an opportunity for students doing their HSC to learn about the care of children in an Early Childhood facility (eg. Childcare) as a part of their HSC.

Mother's Day

Celebrating Mother's Day at Delany College.

Best of the Fest

Delany Year 12 excursion to The Best of the Fest by Sydney Writers Festival and Bostes at the Sydney Theatre Company.

Australian Red Cross Blood Donations

Our students were able to help at least 3 different patients and contribute to making up to 22 different products. They have made a significant difference to people’s lives by making the donation.

2016 Federal Election message

2016 Federal Election message from the Executive Director of Schools Greg Whitby.

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta​ welcomes Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta​ welcomes Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen.

Delany Students represent college at PDSSSC Cross Country

10 students from Delany College attended the PDSSSC Cross Country 2016

Mock Trial Team

For weeks before the court was in session, a dedicated and diligent team of Jasmine, Rasha, Elizabeth, Wesley, Mariatu and Mary practised, revised and worked through our case.

Year 8 Medieval Day

A day of humour, mind-blowing tricks & interesting facts.

Short & Sweet "My Skinny Girlfriend"

Performed by Krystal. Krystal will be performing the monologue at the CAPTIVATE showcase in June.

Inspiring Words from Lieutenant Colonel Scott Francis & Mr Barry Bullivant

Guests at our Anzac Ceremony - Barry Bullivant, OAM President of Granville RSL Sub Branch, June Bullivant OAM, Harry Stephens, Historian, Susan Russell, Descendant of WWI Veteran, Barry Russell, John Fairweather, Descendant of WWI Veteran, Roger Apte, Sculptor/Designer of ANZAC memorial, Lieutenant Colonel Scott Francis, Commanding Officer, Parramatta Lancers and Cadets Arjun Singh & Brandon

Anzac Ceremony

At our Anzac ceremony today, we were reminded not only of the sacrifices that were and still are made for us by the members of our defence force, but the traits required that cross over into everyday life. Showing genuine kindness to people, helping a friend in need, feeling fear but dealing with it in order to do what has to be done - all vital in today's society.

Project Compassion fundraising snapshot

On Monday 8 February 2016 the official launch of Caritas Australia’s 2016 Project Compassion appeal was held at the Catholic Learning Community of Blessed John the XXIII and St Mark’s Catholic College, Stanhope Gardens.

Br Jerome Ellens, FSP is welcomed to the Delany College Assembly

It was great to have Br Jerome with us today - Br Jerome is the Superior General of the Patrician Bros worldwide.

Farewell to Mrs Ivanka Rancic

The Delany community bade a sad farewell to Mrs Rancic, who has left to join Holy Cross Ryde.

Vinnies Van

A wonderful experience helping with the Vinnies Van. Thankyou to Jayden, Alexander, Cristian, Tawanda, Zeynep, Carissa, Ms Hamilton & Br Charles.

Leadership Program

Jayden and Thorie, "We saw the importance of leadership in society and the values of participating in it on a small scale, such as in our school".

Hahano leading our youth.

Hahano leading our youth with the Australian Museum's Pacific Youth Program.

Holy Week 2016

This week, we've celebrated Holy Week with Easter Parades and Stations of the Cross Liturgy.

Beginning teachers share their experiences

Beginning teachers share their classroom experiences at the recent Beginning Teachers Orientation Day.

Happy St Patrick's Day

Today, 17 March, we celebrated St Patrick's Day with Mass and activities.

Year 11 Biology

Students went to Sydney Olympic Park Mangrove Wetlands to study the adaptations of the plants and animals in this very salty ecosystem.

Year 8s are working towards their Bronze Certificates

This is based on each student's effort, academic progress, effective teamwork, empathy & ability to positively influence others.

Parent Forum

Cyber Safety Parent Forum - All Welcome - to register go to or call 9637 7788.

Rock & Water

Year 9 girls practiced the ancient art of ‘Rock and Water’ during Thursday afternoon sport.

Student Blog

We are getting our student blog together so that you, as students, can have your say.

24 hours with The Lord

A number of our students attended an initiative at St Patrick's Cathedral that involved leading members of the public in prayer and music. Fr Paul, a Diocesan Priest, opened the Cathedral to allow for Catholics to 'sit with the Lord' over a 24hr period

Catholic Schools Week 2016

I belong. You belong. We belong.

2016 Delany College Open Day

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Primary School Visits 2016

Great to have Holy Trinity and Holy Family students with us today.

Childhood Education Centre

Year 9/10 Child Studies & Year 11 VET Early Childhood Education Centre.

Embodying the Learning

"What keeps me alive?" Year 8 students learning how the digestive system works.

My Audience with the Pope.

Joshua is in Rome and meets the Pope.

Year 7 Elements of Design

Exploring the colour wheel and learning to mix colours.

Vinnies Van

Delany in the Community, an insightful, engaging and a real eye opener for our students who learned about the world around us.

Boys Basketball

PDSSSC Boys Basketball, junior & intermediate teams, well done to both teams.

Public Speaking Competition

Jayden and Arthur were rewarded for their unique take on their subjects. They will represent Delany in the Zone Final on Friday.

Public Speaking Competition

The Students Spoke on a range of topics from 'A Women's Agenda' to 'Be Afraid, Very Afraid'.

Swimming Carnival

Delany College Swimming Carnival held at Granville Pool.

Induction of New Delany Staff

Delany Community welcomed our new college staff including Principal, Robert Muscat and Assistant Principal, Anthony Blomfield.

Year 7 Music

Year 7 are being introduced to the concepts of music and are on their way learning to sight read musical notes.

Ash Wednesday

Delany Community started The Lenten Period and school year with a Eucharistic Celebration.

HSC High Achievers

We honoured Taylor Dib, Raphaella Chidiac & Beverley Kaviya, students for 2015 HSC cohort who achieved outstanding results.

Year 11 Visual Arts

Students hard at work developing ideas for their Abstract artworks

Year 7 Get Connected

The start of 2016 has been a big one for the Year 7 cohort at Delany College.

Everything’s Connected at 2016 System Leadership Day

Over 450 school and education office leaders in the Diocese of Parramatta gathered at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 21 January 2016 for the annual system leadership day, prior to the commencement of the new school year.

Teacher Accreditation and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST)

The teacher accreditation landscape is changing as the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) continues to work on implementing the Teacher Accreditation Act.

Australian Catholic Youth Festival

From 3-5 December 2015, students from secondary schools throughout the Diocese attended the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) in Adelaide.

Delany students learn about careers at Telstra

On Friday 27 November 2015, the Year 11 students at Delany College, Granville were given the opportunity to pick the brains of an executive team at Telstra.

Congratulations Krystal! Successfully auditioned for Back to the 80s performance!

Delany congratulates Year 11 student Krystal Docker!

Farewell Principal, Peter Wade.

We farewelled Peter Wade on Wednesday 25/11, who takes up Principalship at Patrician Brothers Fairfield next year.

Years 7's Matilda the Musical Experience

Year 7s and staff enjoyed their day out at Matilda the Musical.

Delany Arts Students and Staff Safe in Paris

Mr Wade has made contact with our travellers and confirmed they are safe.

Mass celebrates 175 years of Catholic Mission

Friday 16 October 2015 saw Principals, RECs and students from 53 schools from across the Diocese come together with Diocesan priests to celebrate in a World Mission Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.

Catholic education farewells Principals after years of service

Thursday 8 October 2015, a number of Principals were farewelled by the diocese.

Leading for Success at Principals’ Masterclass

The annual Principals’ Masterclass was held on 8 and 9 October 2015, at Rooty Hill RSL, giving school leaders a valuable opportunity to come together to share ideas and participate in professional learning.

Delany Connective awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Education

On 6 October 2015, Delany College, Granville’s Principal Peter Wade received the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, presented by the Asian Education Leadership Awards.

College Leaders 2016

During our Year 12 Mass, we inducted new student leaders for 2016.

Year 12 Celebrate and Graduate

Delany's Year 12s finished up last week with their Homeroom Farewells, Graduation Mass and Prizegiving.

Delany Cup Grand Final 2015

In a hard fought battle, OLQP were declared the debating champions this year.

Delany @ The Digital Education Show, Middle East

Peter Wade and Ivanka Rancic will this week present to an international conference on connected education.

Delany students ignite the ANZAC spirit

In connection with a project funded under the Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program, students in Year 9 at Delany have been studying the history of the Anzacs, specifically those who have connections to the Granville community.

Bishop of Parramatta Awards recognise student excellence

The annual Bishop’s Award for Student Excellence which recognises the religious and academic achievement of Year 12 students across the Diocese of Parramatta.

Contribution to Catholic education over 60 years

On Friday 14 August 2015, Br Charles Barry celebrated his Diamond Jubilee (60 year) anniversary as a Patrician Brother.

Delany Chess Team Success

Delany's 2015 Chess Team attended the Holroyd Invitational Chess Competition

Br Charles Barry Diamond Jubilee

On Friday 14 August, we celebrated with Br Charles Barry his 60 Years of Patrician life.

Catholic Education wins WSABE award for Excellence in Education

At a gala dinner on Friday 14 August, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta was recognised with a prestigious Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE) award for Excellence in Education.

Delany's Social Justice Team attend the Interschool Social Justice Conference

On Friday 7th August, ten Year 8 and 9 Delany students took the opportunity to participate in an engaging social justice conference.

Delany Remembers Lone Pine Sacrifices

Gallipoli team attend Lone Pine Service with the NSW Premier

Delany's World Youth Day 2016 Pilgrims Announced

At assembly this week, our lucky WYD 2016 pilgrims were announced.

Delany Partnering with the University of Western Sydney

Delany College has partnered with the University of Western Sydney’s School of Business and Max Potential, to provide personal leadership coaching for some of our students as a way of preparing them for the HSC and life after school.

Seeking Descendants for Anzac Memorial Project

Seeking Anzac centenary commemoration project help.

Reflections from Delany students' Gallipoli experience

Four Delany College, Granville students and teacher Jennifer Venhuizen had the extraordinary experience of travelling to Anzac Cove, Gallipoli for the Dawn Service.

School Zones Reminder

Advice received for schools and communities from CEC NSW.

Delany's Gallipoli Representatives Share their Experiences with Holy Trinity Primary

Gallipoli Tour students were invited to share their stories with Holy Trinity students.

Delany Celebrates EMU (Extending Mathematical Understanding) Success

Stage 4 EMU students graduated from their courses 16/6/15

Greening Delany Project

For World Environment Day on Friday 5 June, we took a look at what Delany College in Granville has been doing to reduce their carbon footprint, improve sustainability and contribute positively to the environment all year round.

Year 9 Learn from The Unknown Soldier

Year 9 visited the Monkey Baa Theatre in the City to watch the play of The Unknown Soldier.

Delany's Child Studies Class raising money for SIDS

Red Nose Day is coming up on 26th June. The Child Studies class wanted to help out.

Catholic Student Leaders' Forum

More than 75 student leaders from secondary schools across the Diocese of Parramatta met at St Patrick's Cathedral Hall on Tuesday 5 May.

Delany's Tribute to the Anzacs

Delany held their Anzac Day Service Wednesday 29th April .

Stop Work Action Suspended

The Stop Work Action for next Tuesday 28 April has been suspended. School will be on as normal.

Catholic Schools Week Video Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to all entrants of the 2015 Catholic Schools Week NSW/ACT Video Competition - ‘What will your Catholic school of tomorrow look like?’. We are delighted to announce the winners in each division for this year’s competition.

ABC's Delany Gallipoli Feature

ABC News are following the girls' trip to Gallipoli.

Exploring Gallipoli with Delany

The girls have arrived and are enjoying exploring ANZAC Cove.

Delany's Gallipoli Group Heading Off Sunday!

Mrs Venhuizen, Krystal, Divash, Raphaella and Beverley are getting ready to go to Gallipoli for the 100th Commemoration Service.

Holy Week at Delany

A busy last week at the College.

Year 10/11 Road Safety Education

Years 10 and 11 attended a Road Safety Education Program.

Getting Ready for Gallipoli

School students attending Gallipoli for the 100 year commemorative service are getting ready to go, including Delany's girls.

Year 7 Camp Vision Valley

Year 7 Camp - Wednesday 18th March to Thursday 19th March, 2015

Students Representing Delany in Sport

Students heading off to PDSSSC Events to represent the College in Sporting events.

Dr Karl Donates Science Books to Delany

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has kindly donated six of his bestsellers to Delany College

Open Day 11/3/15

Thanks to all those in our community who helped out with Open Day on 11th March, and welcome to all those who visited Open Day to see what Delany College has to offer.

Senior Visual Arts Students Inspired by Art Express

Year 11 and 12 Visual Arts Students visit MCA and the Armory to view outstanding HSC 2014 artworks

Commitment to Catholic school funding sought for the State election

In the lead up to the NSW election on 28 March, the Diocese of Parramatta continues to meet with both Labor and Coalition MPs and candidates to ensure that funding of Catholic schooling, particularly in Western Sydney, is a key commitment for the next State Government.

Delany Students Learn the Benefits of Volunteering

15 Year 10 Delany students attended the launch of the Premier's Volunteer Recognition Program.

Year 9 Meet the Challenges of Camp Wombaroo

Year 9 Camp at Wombaroo

Delany College students preparing to travel to Gallipoli

Delany students featured in an SBS World News video item about students preparing to travel to Gallipoli - to commemorate the 100th anniversary of ANZAC Day.

Catholic Schools Week celebrations

Catholic Schools Week is a celebration that brings together Catholic school communities across New South Wales, held 8-14 March 2015.

School communities mark Ash Wednesday

Schools across the Diocese of Parramatta have observed Ash Wednesday today with liturgies and mass services marking the beginning of Lent.

High Achievers return to Share their Success

Stevana Chaghoury, Andre Farah and Melissa Aguirre Acuna from 2014 Year 12 cohort joined Year 12 2015 to share their secrets to HSC success.

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge - winners announced!

The Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge has had another successful year with over 620 students reading 10,000 books over the school holidays – that’s a new competition record!

Catholic schools called to renew and adapt at annual System Leadership Day

Over 450 school and education office leaders in the Diocese of Parramatta gathered at Rosehill Gardens on Thursday 22 January for the annual system leadership day prior to the commencement of the new school year.

Victor Dominello MP Visits Gallipoli Bound Delany Students

Today, we extended a warm welcome to Assistant Minister for Education, The Hon. Victor Dominello MP, Tony Issa OAM MP, Captain Tim Rowe, Barry (OAM) and Jane Bullivant and the SBS News team.

Congratulations to all HSC Graduates 2014

Congratulations to all our HSC Graduates!

Diocese records outstanding results in 2014 HSC

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta has seen some exceptional results in the 2014 Higher School Certificate (HSC) with a number of schools making significant improvements in their overall results.

Congratulations to 4 students from Delany College on winning trip to Gallipoli 2015

Tony Issa MP, Member for Granville today announced the four students who have been selected from Delany College to represent NSW at Centenary of Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli in April 2015.

Delany Student Scores Third Place in Design an Ad competition

Well done to Tavishi Peiris of Year 7!

Delany Students chosen to attend Gallipoli School Tour 2015

4 Delany students have been chosen to attend Gallipoli 2015 as part of the NSW Government's initiative to include School Groups in the commemorative Anzac Day services.

Executive Director's Summer Reading Challenge is back!

Every year, the Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby, invites students all over the Diocese of Parramatta to participate in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge.

Shadow Minister for Education impressed by 21st century approach

Shadow Minister for Education and Member for Keira, Ryan Park, and Executive Director of the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations, Anthony Farley joined Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby, to visit three schools in the Diocese of Parramatta on Monday 24 November.

Delany Students take the Write Path

Year 7 Delany students join others around the world in Writepath International

Good luck to our 2014 HSC students

This year, a record number of 79,679 students are enrolled in Higher School Certificate (HSC) courses with more than 2,800 from the Parramatta diocese.

Delany College student recognised for excellence

Santa Mandera from Delany College was awarded the annual Bishop of Parramatta Awards for Student Excellence, which recognise the religious and academic achievement of senior secondary students across the Diocese of Parramatta.

New model of schooling launched at Delany College

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has partnered with Telstra to create a ‘connected classroom’ to support a new approach to learning and teaching at Delany College, Granville. 

Delany's Mario Sukkar Wins Young Archie

Mario Sukkar was named as Winner of the 13-15 yr category in the Young Archies yesterday!

Delany Connective Launch

In partnership with Catholic Education Parramatta and Telstra Cisco, Delany College today launched the Delany Connective - an Enterprise School.

Going Deeper at Principals Masterclass

The annual Prinicipals Masterclass was held on 13 and 14 August at the Rooty Hill RSL Club, giving school leaders a valuable opportunity to come together to share ideas and participate in professional learning.

Delany Students Attend Holroyd Chess Tournament

Delany took part in the Holroyd Chess Tournament 27/8/14

Delany College to join the Gallipoli 2015 School Tour

Delany College has been chosen as one of 25 schools joining together in commemorative ceremonies in Gallipoli for Anzac Day 2015.

Delany Knocks for Vinnies

Around 100 students joined staff to help out with this year's St Vincent De Paul Doorknock Appeal.

School staff encouraged to have a cuppa for students in need

In Term 3, school staff are invited to have a cuppa and donate to the Bishop Manning Scholarship Fund appeal.

Mary MacKillop Feast Day celebrations

Events were held across the diocese of Parramatta on Friday 8 August in honour of the Feast Day of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.

Captivate showcases talented students

Hundreds of students from 35 primary and secondary Catholic schools from across the Diocese showcased their creative talents in a series of music, dance and strings performances throughout June, culminating in the ‘Best Of’ performance on 23 June.

Congratulations Delany's Mario Sukkar

Mario's work was selected in the 13-15 y.o finalists in the Young Archie's awards.

New enterprise Agreement for 2015 proposed for school staff

The proposed new Enterprise Agreement was sent to all Catholic school staff and the Independent Education Union (IEU) today, Monday 7 April to begin a process of consultation to consolidate a number of existing agreements into a single state-wide agreement which supports high quality contemporary teaching and learning.

Trade training at school provides head start in critical trade areas

McCarthy Catholic Trade Training Centre assistant principal, John Wills, said trade training courses are not only a great employment pathway for secondary students, they also help to address the skills shortage in trades such as brick and blocklaying.

RE Review: Faith in the future of Catholic schooling

The findings and recommendations of the Review of Religious Education for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta were presented to a forum of over 200 parish priests, principals and Religious Education coordinators on 5 June at Rosehill Gardens.

Federal Budget 2014-15 No certainty on funding or direction

The Federal Government’s priority to cut the budget deficit will significantly reduce school funding in real terms and create greater uncertainty for schools says Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby

Executive Director calls for collaboration in proposed Enterprise Agreement

A report in a Sydney newspaper saying Catholic school teachers are considering strike action over a proposed Enterprise Agreement from Catholic employers is premature and does not do justice to the consultation process says Executive Director of Schools, Greg Whitby.

Catholic schools supporting faith@work

Throughout May, Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta will be taking part in the Diocesan Works Fund (DWF) Appeal faith@work.

Congratulations Taylor Dib!

Taylor was recently awarded a Year 10 Academic Excellence Award by the University of Sydney.

Delany College Open Day 7 May 2014

Delany will be open from 3:30 to 6pm for current and prospective families to check out the College.

Congratulations to winners of the Executive Director s Summer Reading Challenge

Students from the Diocese of Parramatta have excelled in the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge with over 8,000 books read during the summer. Over 500 students from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta entered the competition this year.

Applications for the 2014 Premier s Teacher Scholarships are now open

Educators are encouraged to apply for the 2014 NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships, offering the opportunity to undertake a five-week study tour in one of the available scholarship categories.

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Congratulations to all our schools who entered the Catholic schools week video competition

Over 70% of schools in the Diocese of Parramatta submitted entries in the Catholic Schools Week Video Competition 'what makes our Catholic Schools great?'

Fr Les Campion

It is with deep sadness we will farewell Fr Les Campion on Tuesday 25th March.

Teacher learning community focuses on sustainability

Catholic school teachers and leaders from the Diocese of Parramatta, schools outside the diocese, and the NSW Department of Education met at the Aengus Kavanagh Centre on Wednesday 19 March to form a professional learning community (PLC) for sustainability.

Delany College Enrolments 2015

Delany College will be taking applications for enrolment for 2015 soon!

Welcome to 2014 at Delany College

We welcome all new students to the Delany Community.

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December newsletter from Johnno's Gym.

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