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Year 12 PDHPE Students Visit Sydney Academy of Sport

Year 12 PDHPE students visited the Sydney Academy of Sport on Monday, 9th May to participate in physical performance testing and learn more about their HSC course ‘Improving Performance’.

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 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.

Duke of Edinburgh Students Back On Track

After numerous disruptions due to Covid restrictions the 32 Catherine McAuley students who are participating in the Duke of Edinburgh International Award are preparing for their practice journey these upcoming school holidays.

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.

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.

Year 11 Leaders Inspired After Attending Young Women's Leadership Seminar Hosted By Parliament Of NSW

Tuesday was International Women’s Day and in recognition of this on Wednesday, 9th of March, Year 11 Leaders were given the opportunity to attend the Young Women’s Leadership Seminar, hosted by The Parliament of NSW via Zoom.

Celebrating International Women's Day

Tuesday, 8th March was International Women’s Day and to mark the day the Year 12 Student Leaders, along with Mrs Refalo, School Principal and Mrs Beadman, Year 12 Coordinator, attended the Western Sydney 29th Annual IWD Breakfast hosted by the Zonta Club of Sydney Hills.

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.

Year 10 Students Learn About Road Safety

Year 10 students are currently considering acquiring their learner’s driving permit and many will soon obtain their provisional licence. Considering this, it is timely that the PDHPE Department organised for all Year 10 students to take part in the Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Program (RYDA) on Friday, 7th August.





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