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Local students ‘Plant the Seed’ for mental health

A team of six senior students from Catherine McAuley Westmead are launching a new mental health awareness program called ‘Plant the Seed’. Read more...


Year 10 Student Has Speech Read Out In Federal Parliament

Year 10 student Reya had a speech read out in Federal Parliament on Monday 18th October as part of the ‘Raise Our Voice in Parliament’ campaign spearheaded by social enterprise Raise Our Voice Australia.

Students pledge action on the environment

Year 9 students from Catholic secondary schools across Western Sydney have met virtually to discuss what more they can do individually, and in their school communities, families and friendship groups to take action for environmental sustainability and care for the disadvantaged in Australia. Read more...

Mercy Values in Action

Erica Vogels, Class of 2011 was destined for a career where she could make a difference; a trait which started in her high school years at Catherine McAuley as Vice School Captain and President of the Student Representative Council.

Plant The Seed

A social media campaign called ‘Plant The Seed’ is soon to be launched by a dedicated group of Year 11 students as part of their involvement in the Western Sydney University (WSU) Masterclass Competition.

2021 Video Wrap Up

The year that has been 2021! Here is a fantastic recap of the year so far at Catherine McAuley Westmead as told by our Student Leaders.

Year 12 Student Awarded the Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence

Congratulations to Year 12 student Aimee Hassett who has been awarded the 2021 Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence.

Over 3 Million Steps Completed in the Steps Forward for Timor Challenge

Clare and Dobson Houses were challenging McAuley students last term to count their steps as part of a ‘Steps Forward for Timor’ challenge to showcase their House spirit whilst at home and raise awareness for the Mercy Works Katilosa Community Centre.


Year 10 Information and Software Technology Students Participate in Cyber Security Incursion

Year 10 Information and Software Technology (IST) students had a unique opportunity this week to participate in a cyber security virtual incursion through a collaboration with Deloitte.

Excellent Results Achieved in NAPLAN 2021

The school’s NAPLAN results have been received and the school can again report excellent results in each of the domains measured (Reading, Writing, Grammar and Punctuation, Spelling and Numeracy).





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