Public Speaking and Debating

At Catherine McAuley students have opportunities to participate in external public speaking competitions. In recent years Catherine McAuley has enjoyed great success in many of these events.

As well as opportunities to represent the school in the CSDA (Catholic Schools Debating Association) competitions in both public speaking and debating, there is also the opportunity to participate in a range of other public speaking competitions and events including the

  • Rotary Clift Public Speaking Competition
  • Rostrum Voice of Youth Competition
  • J. A. Thompson History Debating Competition, and
  • Sydney Morning Herald Public Speaking Competition.