Mercy Catholic College
101 Archer Street
Tel: 02 9419 2890
Fax: 02 9415 2831
Email: mercy@dbb. catholic.edu.au
Religious Affiliation: Catholic
Learning Extension: Yes
International Students: Yes
Performing Arts Academy: Yes
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 acapella 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.
HSC AchievementsOur students have consistently achieved excellent results in HSC. See our website for details.
Open Day and School Tours
Please contact us to find out about our next Open Day or to arrange a personal tour of the College.
The school has affordable fees. Please visit our website or contact the Registrar for more details.