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Catholic Schools Debating Association Competition Begins

The Catholic Schools Debating Association (CSDA) Competition began on Friday night with Catherine McAuley hosting St Patrick’s Marist College Dundas. After two years of COVID style Zoom debating it was such a breath of fresh air to be able to welcome students, parents and guests back on site.

Career Mondays Are Back

Career Mondays are back! Mrs Amanda Chahine, Careers Advisor will be organising a variety of speakers over different Mondays to assist students in their careers research.

NSW Supreme Court Judge Visits Years 11 & 12 Legal Studies Students

Years 11 and 12 Legal Studies students were extremely grateful to have The Honourable Justice Julia Lonergan visit them this week.

Year 12 Students Nominated For A NSW Training Award

Congratulations to Holly Z., Daniella O.and Macy S. who have all been nominated for a NSW Training Award in the category of ‘VET in Schools Student of the Year - Western Sydney and Blue Mountains region’ for their subject Business Services.

Year 7 Visual Arts Join The Totem Project

Year 7 Visual Arts students, in the second half of this term, have been gaining a deeper understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ connection to country and identity.

Year 8 Geographers Explore Water Usage

Our Year 8 Geography classes have spent the term learning all about water - its many forms, its importance, what happens when we have too much (very topical at the moment) or too little of it, how we use it, and the importance of managing it in a sustainable way.

Year 8 English Students Short Written Pieces

Year 8 English students of Ms Lu have been studying a topic on Australian Voices and Poetic Perspectives in the Landscape. Below are two short pieces written by students about rock pools.

Year 9 STEM Club Enters Metro Minds Competition

The Year 9 STEM Club have entered the Metro Minds Competition, a competition run by Sydney Metro inviting students to help solve real challenges in Australia’s biggest public transport project.

Art After Hours For Years 11 and 12 Visual Arts Students

On Wednesday, 16th March, Years 11 and 12 Visual Arts students had the opportunity to visit the Art Gallery of New South Wales, as it opened its doors for Art After Hours.

Education Perfect Language World Championships 2021

336 students from Catherine McAuley participated in the 2021 Education Perfect Language World Championships which took place during March last year. The students achieved excellent results with Catherine McAuley placing 6th in NSW and 10th globally for our enrolment category! In Australia for our enrolment category the school was placed 6th.





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Catherine McAuley Westmead currently has subscriptions to online careers resources and if students and parents have not yet joined you are missing out! All students and parents are welcome and it is never too early to access this information and be ready for the next stage of your daughter’s future.

The following sites provide details on events, spotlights on various career areas and important information on industry trends and study areas that are worth knowing about. These resources are through a paid subscription and students and parents are advised to contact our Careers Advisor, Mrs Amanda Chahine for password details.



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