Our Mission and Values

We commit ourselves to the vision of Venerable Catherine McAuley to perform the ordinary extraordinarily well.


Our Mission


Catherine McAuley Westmead is a Catholic girls’ school in the Mercy tradition. Inspired by our founder, Venerable Catherine McAuley, we aspire to a God-centred way of life which respects and affirms the dignity of each person.

 

 

In embracing our Catholic Mercy heritage and charism, we:

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commit to excellence and innovation in girls’ education

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empower young women to be courageous and actively involved in social justice

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value our diversity and inclusiveness

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build community through hospitality

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foster the development of the whole person.

 

 

 

Our Values


Catherine McAuley Westmead is committed to Catholic values that are the touchstones of the Mercy heritage and charism.


We value

 

Mercy

MERCY

MERCY

We reach out to others in need, treat all with respect and reverence and act with compassion in all that we do.

Justice

JUSTICE

JUSTICE

We commit to living justly by engaging in action for social justice and by celebrating our diversity and inclusiveness.

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EXCELLENCE

EXCELLENCE

We strive for our personal best in all we do.

Integrity

INTEGRITY

INTEGRITY

We lead lives which integrate our personal beliefs and values with those of the school.

Courage

COURAGE

COURAGE

We stand up for our beliefs by putting our values into practise.

Hospitality

HOSPITALITY

HOSPITALITY

We create a community where all feel welcome, through openness to people, ideas and challenges.