Enrichment Opportunities

Catherine McAuley students enjoy a wide range of co-curricular opportunities designed to complement and extend their passions and talents, and appeal to a diversity of interests.

Students are encouraged to participate in areas of interest and their involvement and achievement is celebrated.




Catherine McAuley Westmead Extracurricular

These activities include:

  • Academic competitions and challenges
  • Access to opportunities provided through Girls Alliance such as Space Camp
  • Australian Schools Space Design program
  • CAPTIVATE Performing Arts Ensemble
  • Dance troupes
  • Debating
  • Drama Club
  • Environment Group
  • History Club
  • History Mastermind
  • Hospitality
  • IT Group
  • Leadership Programs
  • Maths Lab
  • Mentoring primary school students
  • Mercy in Action Group (MAG)
  • Mock Trial
  • Music ensembles
    (instrument and vocal tuition, choir, band, AMEB exams)
  • Overseas exchange
  • Philosophy
  • Public Speaking
  • Retreat and reflection programs
  • Social justice programs
  • STEM Club
  • Student Alliance Group
  • Student Media Team
  • Student Representative Council
  • Vinnies Van Group
  • Youth Forums.





Metro Minds STEAM Challenge is Sydney Metro's annual design-thinking competition for Year 7 to 10 students living near the metro rail alignment.




School and Representative Sport

Sport at Catherine McAuley Westmead

Catherine McAuley students have opportunities to participate in inter-school, diocesan, regional, state and national competitions with school representative sport:

  • AFL
  • Touch football
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Cross Country
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Golf
  • Flag ball
  • Oztag
  • Frisbee
  • Cricket
  • Triathlon
  • Swimming