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Australia Day honours for former McAuley Principal

Catholic nun and teacher Sister Barbara McDonough has been awarded an Order of the Australia Medal for her service to education and the Church. Read more...

Class of 2021’s school formal at Rosehill Gardens

It’s used to hosting glamorous events when punters and fashionistas flock there and it was no exception when Graduates from Catherine McAuley Westmead held its formal at Rosehill Gardens.

Farewell School Captains Speech 2021

The outgoing School Captains Aimee and Akansha were not able to deliver their Farewell School Captains Speech to a whole school assembly like they normally would due to Covid restrictions. Instead the outgoing School Captains recorded their speech for everyone to view via this video.

Class of 2021 Graduates

Congratulations to the Class of 2021 who graduated on Friday, 10th December 2021.

Formals get green light

From booking hair and make-up appointments, to finding the perfect dress, the pressure is on for the Year 12 students at Catherine McAuley to plan for their end-of-year celebrations after the State Government finally gave the green light for all to proceed.


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.





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