Our Lady of Mercy College | Catholic Independent Girls School Parramatta

Class of 2018 Achieves HSC Excellence!

The OLMC community proudly celebrates the outstanding achievements of the Class of 2018.
  • 80th school in the Top 100 Sydney Morning Herald List 
  • 6th in State in Community and Family Studies
  • 23% of students achieved an ATAR above 90
  • 8th highest ranked Catholic Independent Girls’ school in NSW 
  • 53 students appeared on the Distinguished Achievers List.
Emma McDermott and Giorga Belcastro received Call Back nominations for Dance. Giorga was nominated for Core Performance and Emma was nominated for all three of her works: Core Performance, Core Composition and Major Study Performance. Emma has now been selected for perform at Call Back 2018 in Major Study Performance with her work titled "Everything happens for a reason."

Talitha Hanna and Natalie Sarmiento were shortlisted for Art Express. Talitha Hanna's Body of Work, Model for a Civil War, will be exhibited as part of Art Express at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre.

Principal Stephen Walsh says the cohort's ourstanding HSC results reflect the growth these young women have made over six years at OLMC: "As the girls' journey continues beyond the gates of the College, out into the world, I encourage them to seek to expand beyond what they know they can be and make a difference in the world, in the spirit of Catherine McAuley." 

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"Mercy …not only bestows benefits, but receives and pardons again and again…"

Catherine McAuley

Mercy is defined as empathy or love that manifests itself in action that is practical and thoughtful, warm and open, respectful and enabling.


"Let charity then be our badge of honour…so that it may truly be said, there is in us but one heart and one soul in God."

Catherine McAuley

Compassion is a non-judgmental understanding of another’s need, which results in unselfish giving to meet that need.


"Never speak with contempt of any nation, profession, or class of people…"

Catherine McAuley

Justice is the treatment of each person with fairness in relation to the equality of all, and the maintenance of a balanced and fair relationship with self and all members of the community.


"Now and again bestow some praise."

Catherine McAuley

Dignity is the treatment of each person with respect and the recognition of their inherent value and worth.


"There is nothing of greater importance than the perfect discharge of our ordinary duties."

Catherine McAuley

Excellence is the state of achievement of the highest possible standards.


"The proof of love is deed."

Catherine McAuley

Hospitality is the creation of a welcoming, open, inclusive and respectful environment for all individuals, through word and deed.


"We can never say 'It is enough'."

Catherine McAuley

Stewardship is the grateful and responsible celebration of the sacred gifts God has given us to do the work he is calling us to do.


"If we are humble and sincere God will finish in us the work he has begun."

Catherine McAuley

Service is the exercising and ministry of leadership in order to make a positive difference in the lives of individuals and communities.