We value each child’s individual skills and interests and
give every opportunity for students to grow and further their potential.


At McAuley, the students’ take part in weekly high energy sport lessons. Our Specialist Sports Teacher engages the students in athletics, ball skills, dance and gymnastics. We provide a swimming program in Term 4 where students are skilled in basic and more challenging swimming levels. Students can represent the school at Cluster and Regional Carnivals. They also have an opportunity to be involved in inter-school competitions in a variety of sports including Oztag, Touch Football and Netball. 


Debating is a valuable form of communicating a certain position on a specific topic. It involves developing and presenting an argument in a team environment. Debating in a public forum fosters student confidence and cooperation. Our Year 5 and 6 students are annually given the opportunity to take part in the Eastern Region Debating competition. Our students debate very successfully and competitively.


Our Green Group encourages our students to be stewards of creation. We have a native nature nook, beehive and gardens. Our gardening program is educational and develops new skills.


The McAuley school choir is open to Years 1-6. Our family educator develops students skills in singing, presentations and confidence. The choir performs at various school assemblies and celebrations. Our choir practices once a week during lunchtime in the library. 


The McAuley Chess Club is open to students from Years 1-6. Chess provides the opportunity to learn problem-solving skills, spatial awareness skills, improves memory and exercises both sides of the brain.  A professional chess instructor tutors the students and they compete in an inter-school chess tournament.


McAuley is part of Sydney catholic schools Amadeus program which provides students in Year 3 to 8 with classroom music lessons, ensemble lessons and small group tuition and is led by specialist music teachers and specialist music tutors. Our music tutor brings professional experience from orchestras and ensembles around Australia and the world.


Our Digi STEM program is unique to our school. Through weekly STEM lessons we encourage our students to think creatively, and build and design solutions to real-world problems. During our lessons we encourage our students to come up with new innovative ideas and solutions when problems arise. Additionally, robotics can encourage students to think critically and creatively.


Our extra curricular dance classes for our students provide confidence in expressing themselves and exploring artistic creativity through dance.