Excellence in Education
Mercy Catholic College is a vibrant, caring community with an outstanding tradition of learning and academic excellence.
Located in the heart of Chatswood Mercy Catholic College was established in 1890 and enjoys a strong profile in the local community.
Mercy Catholic College students are regarded as learners, thinkers, leaders and young women of action and compassion.
We place great importance on celebrating the achievements of our students and ensure that the right opportunities are available so that each student can fulfil her potential.
At Mercy Catholic College up to 12 subjects are undertaken in Years 7 to 8. As well as core subjects students study History, Geography, Visual Arts, Languages (French / Italian), Music and Technology (Food Tech, Textiles, IT, Woodwork).
In Year 9 & 10 electives are offered in such subjects as Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Music, Food Technology, Commerce, Drama and Languages.
In Year 11 and 12 Mercy Catholic College students can select from a wide range of subjects including Business Studies, Community and Family Studies, Studies of Religion, English Extension, Legal Studies and Economics. See our website for more details.
Students undertaking vocational courses have the opportunity to undertake subjects at TAFE level.
Additional languages are available through the Open High School and Mercy Catholic College Saturday School.
Mercy Catholic College Chatswood is one of the outstanding schools in the State in regard to excellence in Higher School Certificate results.
Mercy Catholic College prides itself on achievements in Drama, Music, Dance and the Visual Arts. Music and Art are offered from Year 7 to Year 12 and Drama from Years 9 to12.
The College provides private tuition in Speech and Drama and Year 7 / 8 Drama and Dance clubs are conducted by a private tutor. There is also private tuition in piano, woodwind, strings, voice, brass, drums, percussion, flute and guitar.
Students may join the Mercy Catholic College Choir, a capella Ensemble, Concert Band or String Group.
Mercy Student Leadership
The school ensures as many students as possible have the opportunity at some point in their time at Mercy to be leaders. Each year there are over 40 positions available in the portfolios of Student Representative Council, Liturgy, Mercy Action, Creative Arts, Sport, Media, Environment and Peer Support.
The College enjoys modern facilities and state of the art technology in classrooms. Staff and students have on-site and remote access to learning resources (via 20/20 broadband) as well as notebook, desktop, interactive whiteboard, networked video/DVD and wireless technologies within the College.
The Drama Space is an air conditioned performance space with dedicated stage, lighting and sound facilities and dressing rooms.
The Mercy Catholic College Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue for the creative arts with state of the art lighting and sound facilities and seating for 400.
The Music Centre has fully equipped keyboard laboratories, band and choir rehearsal rooms, an IT/composition suite and a small recording studio.