Term 4 2023 Start Dates

We wish all our students and families a safe and relaxing holiday. Staff return on Monday 9th October for a Professional Development Day. The office will be open for inquiries. All students return on Tuesday 10th October. (Yr 12 HSC exams begin on Wednesday 11th October.) 

Please note from 9th October to 10 November Dianne McGowan will be Acting Principal, Tiffany Lee Acting Assistant Principal (Learning & Teaching), and Margaret Bertalli Acting Assistant Principal (Mission & Wellbeing).

Year 7 2024 Enrolment Offers Delayed

Due to the impact of unforeseen events last term, the Year 7 2024 enrolment offers have been delayed. Offers will be sent by the end of week 1 this term. We apologise for this change in the process and thank you for your patience.

Kate Thomson - Principal

Term 3 2023 Start Date

All Students & Staff return to school on Monday 17th July 2023. Our Staff Development Day (Pupil Free) for term 3 will be on Monday 31st July. 

Kate Thomson, Principal

ANZAC Times, 2023

Please find below the times for tomorrow’s Anzac Services in the Clarence Valley.  Students who are marching with the school are asked to wear full school uniform and arrive 15 minutes before the march.  Thanks so much to all families involved in supporting Anzac Day and representing McAuley Catholic College.

  • Grafton - March from Market Square at 9.30am
  • South Grafton - Assemble at New School of Arts in Spring St 10.45am
  • Yamba - Meet at the Stella Motel at 9.00am
  • Maclean - March begins at 10.30am near SPAR
  • Wooli - Assemble at Wooli Bowling & Recreation Club for march at 10.45

Pupil Free Day - Monday 6th March 2023

Monday 6th March is a staff development day focusing on Learning and Teaching. Therefore it is a pupil-free day.  Students can be using the time to work on assessments and catch up on incomplete tasks.

Term 1 2023 Dates

Hello and welcome to McAuley Catholic College for 2023. Here is a summary of our return dates for the start of the school year:

Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th January - College Office Open 9am -1pm

Wednesday 25th January - New staff induction Day

Thursday 26th January - Australia Day Public Holiday

Friday 27th January – All Staff return to work - Administration Day. College Office open 8.30 - 3.30

Monday, 30th January - First day for Years 7, 11 & 12.  There is a breakfast gathering for year 7 and their parents from 8am.

College Office - normal hours

Tuesday 31st January - All students return

We are looking forward to seeing all our new and returning students!

Kate Thomson

Forestry Excursion Postponed - 24 October

Due to the wet weather the Year 9 Forestry Excursion has been postponed. 

HSC starts Wednesday 12 October

We wish our Year 12 students all the best for their HSC exams and ask our community to keep our Year 12's in their thoughts and prayers over the next 4 weeks.  

Important dates for Week 1 Term 4 2022

All students and staff return to school on Monday 10th October.

Friday 14th October is a Staff Development Day on School Improvement. (This is a pupil-free day)

Commemorating the life of Queen Elizabeth II