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F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

Year 11 Catherine McAuley student Natasha Muttoo has taken on the challenge with her PRISM teammates of developing the world’s fastest miniature F1 car.

Do Not Be Afraid To Seize That Opportunity

“Don’t be afraid to seize that opportunity”, says Dr Michele Ziolkowski who has found herself from the school grounds of Catherine McAuley in Westmead to the sand dunes and date palm gardens of The United Arab Emirates. “The worst someone can say is ‘no’ and when someone tells me ‘no’, that it can’t be done, it only makes me more determined to succeed”, she says.


Ryan House Wins Swimming Carnival for 2021

Well done to Ryan House who have been announced as the winners of the 2021 Swimming Carnival.

Future engineers build real world knowledge

Twenty-one Preliminary HSC Engineering Studies students from ten CEDP secondary schools had a unique opportunity to expand their real world knowledge of their future career at a recent full day workshop at Western Sydney University. Read more...


Year 12 Music Group Compositions

Year 12 Music students have been working on group compositions with the students writing and performing their own original songs.

Class of 2020 Where Are They Now

85% of students who completed Year 12 last year are now enrolled in university with Macquarie University the most popular choice and Health degrees the most popular degree.

Readers are winners!

This year 661 students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains stepped up to take the Executive Director’s Summer Reading Challenge! In total, 4185 books were read as part of the competition: over 1000 more books than last year! Today the winners were announced. Read more...

The Rainbow Song Written and Recorded By Year 10 Student

Year 10 student Alana M. has written, recorded and produced her own song! ‘The Rainbow Song’ was written as part of the Captivate Singer Songwriter Program.

Class of 2020 Academic High Achievers Return to Celebrate Their Success

Former Catherine McAuley students from the Class of 2020 returned to school this week to celebrate their successes in the Higher School Certificate.

Students Offered Early Entry To University

Each year many of the school’s Year 12 students are offered early entry to university.






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