Excellent HSC Results From the McAuley Class of 2022
17 Dec 2022
Congratulations to the Class of 2022 who have received outstanding HSC results!
Catherine McAuley has had seven students placed in the Top 10 of the State for their subject; had 77% of courses studied above the State average; and has had one student awarded a NSW Premier’s Award for All-Round Excellence.
Students achieved a band 5 or 6 in 52% of all exams undertaken and a band 4, 5 or 6 in 84% of all exams undertaken. This is a wonderful achievement!
Ms Mary Refalo, School Principal, congratulated the Class of 2022 on these results. "This year's HSC results are excellent, with individual student growth evident for many students and the total numbers of bands 5 and 6 having increased from last year. Catherine McAuley Westmead is incredibly proud of the Class of 2022 who have persisted in striving for higher things in all that they do”.
“As always, student achievement is much about the work of teachers. I'd like to thank the dedicated teams of teachers at Catherine McAuley for their diligence and commitment to the wonderful young women at Catherine McAuley Westmead."
Victoria Carr, shown with School Principal Mary Refalo, was awarded a NSW Premier's Award for All-Round Excellence.
Jerica Macaraeg and Anita Mikhael both placed 5th in the State for Business Services. Shown with their teachers Poonam Relan and Taryn Grima.
Congratulations to Victoria Carr who was awarded a NSW Premier’s Award for All-Round Excellence! Victoria achieved a band 6 in 10 or more units.
70 students have been named on the Distinguished Achievers list. These students have received a Band 6 in at least one course.
Outstanding results were achieved in Business Services with Catherine McAuley having two students place equal 2nd in the State (Christina Batti and Nishika Jain); two students place equal 5th (Jerica Macaraeg & Anita Mikhael) and one student place equal 9th (Sofia Falzon). Of the total 34 band 6’s achieved across the State for Business Services Catherine McAuley students were awarded nine of these! This means over a quarter of the band 6 results for this subject were achieved by Catherine McAuley! This is the 8th year in a row that Catherine McAuley has had a student place in the Top 10 for Business Services.
Other students who achieved in the Top 10 of the State for their subject included Molly Barker who placed 8th in English Standard and Taliah Scanlan who placed 3rd in Human Services.
Wonderful results were also achieved by students studying Creative and Performing Arts with 82% of students receiving a band 5 or 6!
Catherine McAuley had two students nominated for ARTEXPRESS (Yamonna Han Rose and Arabelle Remorozo); two students nominated for the Shape exhibition (Sheryn Lucas and Arabelle Remorozo); and one student who received full marks for their Society and Culture Personal Interest Project (PIP).
Well done to the Class of 2022!
25 Jan 2023
More than 600 leaders from Catholic schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains gathered in Parramatta today to prepare for the school year. At the beginning of 2023, these schools became part of Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD).
20 Dec 2022
Catherine McAuley Westmead wishes all our students, families and staff a very Merry Christmas and enjoyable break. 🎅🎄🎅 Staff return on Friday, 27th January 2023 Years 7 and 11 return on Tuesday, 31st January 2023 Years 8, 9, 10 and 12 return on Wednesday, 1st February 2023
20 Dec 2022
Olivia Payne might still be at school but this clever Year 10 student and young entrepreneur has been recognised for her ingenious business idea ‘Rolls Upon Rolls’, reaching the semi-finals at the recent National Future Anything competition.
18 Dec 2022
AROUND THE CLASSROOMS ➡ Years 7 and 8 students in Technology Mandatory and Year 9 students in Industrial Technology Engineering with Mrs Mani were using the Fusion 360 programme this year to create key tags. The students were able to use the 3D printers to print off their key tags. Great work! 😀
18 Dec 2022
AROUND THE CLASSROOMS ➡ Year 9 Japanese students of Mrs Reynolds participated in a fun in-class activity during the last week of school. The students looked at Japanese eating etiquette and learnt how to use chopsticks correctly. 🥢🥢🥢
17 Dec 2022
16 Dec 2022
JRS were very happy to receive the donated items from McAuley families which were dropped off by Mrs Nicolson yesterday afternoon. Thank you again to all families for their kind donations! ❤️
16 Dec 2022
Lovely to have many of the Year 12 students from the Class of 2022 return this morning for a morning tea with staff to celebrate their HSC results. Congratulations to all students! 🥰🥰
15 Dec 2022
AROUND THE CLASSROOMS ➡ Year 7 Technology Mandatory students of Mrs Hartman created tote bags this term. The students created bags based on the theme ‘Living Things’. Good work Year 7!