Catherine McAuley acknowledges parents and carers as each student’s most influential, primary and essential educators

We encourage parents to be actively involved in school life and work with us to ensure the best educational outcomes for your child. We welcome and value the participation of our parents and families in the life of our school community through:

  • direct communication available online, via school planner, phone contact or meetings
  • regular parent teacher student meetings
  • regular online newsletter
  • detailed interim and formal reports
  • an active Parents and Friends Association
  • involvement in carnivals, masses and celebrations.
Parents as Partners - Catherine McAuley Westmead

Parents and Friends Association

The Parents and Friends Association meets once a term and provides a forum for parents and friends of Catherine McAuley Westmead to discuss issues relating to the education and welfare of the student body

The Association contributes to the school community through involvement in parent information evenings, New Parents’ Welcome, Open Day, Mercy Day and school carnivals.

The Association supports the school financially through the P&F levy and, in consultation with the Principal, makes decisions regarding its allocation within the school.

P&F Brochure

2023 Committee Members

President Elisabeth Majnaric
Vice President Laila Nagawkar
Secretary Vinko Laus
PRC Penny Wallace
General Committee Michelle McCann
Pauline Poumale
Renato Costa
Melanie Wales
Jack Mitri
Helen Bounader

Show your children that volunteering is a good thing.

Speak with our friendly staff today and let them know you’re interested in becoming a parent volunteer.

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Volunteer and contractor training

We welcome the contribution volunteers make to the life of our school.

As part of our commitment to keeping students safe, all volunteers in schools are required to complete the building child safe communities undertaking form and child protection training module before volunteering. These checks reduce potential risk and forms part of our strategy to build child safe communities.

Start your online training

Volunteer and contractor training

Volunteer and contractor training

Catherine McAuley has a supportive and welcoming community

We look forward to you joining us!

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Compass Parent Portal

Download our parent communication app for important updates.

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