Students at Catherine McAuley learn from a team of professional and supportive teachers.

Our teachers are highly skilled and passionate about providing the best learning opportunities for every student. Our commitment to best teaching and learning practice is supported by an extensive professional development program for all staff.

Teachers at Catherine McAuley are lifelong learners themselves so they know what it takes to develop a love of learning. They meet each student where they are on their learning journey, and challenge and support them to become the best learner they can be. Catherine McAuley provides students with a high quality education that prepares them for their future.

It is the quality of our teachers that makes all the difference.

Dedicated Teachers - Catherine McAuley Westmead
At Catherine McAuley Westmead, our comprehensive academic structure is complemented by our Leaders of Learning, Year Coordinators, Homeroom teachers and House Patrons who support and lead stage appropriate programs that address contemporary issues faced by young women.

To assist our teachers in responding to the individual needs of students, our Diversity Team identifies areas of student strengths and challenges and provides specialist support. The Diversity Team includes teachers trained in Special Education and English as a Second Language.

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Student Wellbeing - Catherine McAuley Westmead

Meet our school leaders

The day-to-day running of the College is the responsibility of the Leadership Team, who work to ensure a seamless school journey for our students.

Mary Refalo Catherine McAuley Westmead

Ms Mary Refalo

“It is fabulous to see students enter high school as girls, and leave as strong Mercy women.”

Principal's Welcome

Debbie Grigson Catherine McAuley Westmead

Assistant Principal
Assistant Principal
Ms Debbie Grigson

“In the words of Catherine McAuley - Resolve to do good today and better tomorrow.”

Michael Hall - Assistant Principal at Catherine McAuley Westmead

Assistant Principal
Assistant Principal
Mr Michael Hall

“Learning needs to be transformational.”

Genevieve Banks Catherine McAuley Westmead

Director of Formation and Mission
Director of Formation and Mission
Ms Genevieve Banks

“We can never say it is enough - Catherine McAuley."

Sharon Brincat Catherine McAuley Westmead

Director of Studies
Director of Studies
Miss Sharon Brincat

“I love seeing the Mercy values, such as Justice, Excellence and Hospitality on show each and every day.”

Contact Us

If you wish to make an appointment with a member of the leadership team or a teacher please contact Catherine McAuley weekdays, during school hours on (02) 9849 9100 or use our contact form.

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