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Catherine McAuley Students Chosen To Attend Deloitte Cyber Academy Launch

The world is desperate for skilled cyber professionals right now and by 2026 Australia will need 17,000 more. And three Catherine McAuley students may be amongst them as they have been identified as possible cyber talent!

Let Us Talk About The F Word

Year 11 students were fortunate enough to listen to a very inspiring speech on Wednesday, 16th March by Dr Mariam Chaalan - family doctor, clinical researcher and educator, as part of the school’s International Women’s Day celebrations.

Students Attend All About Women Festival

A small number of students and staff attended the ‘All About Women’ festival held at The Sydney Opera House over the weekend.

Special Recognition for Sister Barbara

Sr Barbara McDonough rsm, School Principal at Catherine McAuley Westmead from 1984 - 1987, was awarded an OAM (Order of Australia Medal) in this year’s Australia Day Honours List.

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.

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.


Promoting learning and growth from the top

Principal at Catherine McAuley Westmead, Mary Refalo, shares her thoughts, and details the challenges faced throughout COVID-19. Read more...

ABC TV: COVID latest impact on schools

Catherine McAuley Westmead features in the latest ABC TV piece on how COVID-19 is impacting Year 12's. Read more....

More time to prepare for HSC exams

HSC students will be given more time to work on their major projects and to prepare for exams to reduce the impact of the current COVID-19 lockdown. Read more...





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