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.

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
Our College leaders, teachers and support staff 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.

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

“Learning needs to be transformational.''
—Assistant Principal

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


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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Our teachers are lifelong learners themselves

The majority of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese teachers have more than five years of teaching experience and hold two or more professional qualifications. We invest in continuous staff training, through our own in-house professional learning programs, to coaching, to hosting guest speakers and sharing best practice with other school systems and industry partners.

We encourage personal development, with a significant number of our teachers holding a Masters Degree and many more in the process of obtaining additional qualifications. Our support staff are also very experienced with outstanding skills and in many cases, specialised training.

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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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