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Welcome Merici sisters, parents and staff to the 2021 school year. We hope you’ve enjoyed your Christmas break and we...
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We look forward to welcoming you to Merici College for Year 7 in 2021. Please find below information that we hope will...
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Our newly appointed Principal, Anna Masters and her Executive members are looking forward to meeting you in the coming...
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For this task, I created a choral piece entitled, ‘A Prayer During Change’, praying to Saint Angela Merici, as ‘…a...
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We congratulate our 2020 graduants on their outstanding academic achievements.
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We wish all our students and their families a very happy and safe Christmas and wonderful New Year.
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Please visit www.merici.college for all enrolment dates and information for 2022 and...

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Uniform Shop Extended Hours by Appointment Only

  • Tuesday 15 December 11am – 3pm
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Canteen and iC Closures (Friday 11 December)

Please be aware that the canteen and iC will be closed on...

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Congratulations to our Class of 2020 on their graduation.
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To garden is to care deeply, inclusively, and audaciously for the world outside our homes and our heads.
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Merici College authorised as an IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) school

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Official International Baccalaureate (IB) Stamp of Approval – MYP Authorisation

We are pleased to announce our formal authorisation as an IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) school. We have been preparing and trialling the MYP for the last 2 years and have received the final ‘stamp’ of approval that we meet IB international standards.

This means we are the only non-government school in Canberra authorised to offer both the MYP and Diploma Programme (DP), providing an IB continuation of programmes.

What is Interdisciplinary Learning at Merici College?

Can you imagine a student working on a Geography project that is also assessed by their French teacher? Or how about having to work on a Italian project that is also marked by a Business teacher?

The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) at Merici College offers just such an opportunity. Students are provided with the chance to connect and collaborate across subjects through what is known as an interdisciplinary unit (IDU). The purpose of this is to allow students to investigate complex problems through different lenses whilst referring to knowledge gained in different disciplines.

Merici College Green Tip #36 - A different approach to buying clothes!

The link between the clothes we wear and their impact on our environment is often overlooked.

​According to https://www.onegreenplanet.org/ fashion is the second largest water polluter in the world. 

Also, did you know that nylon production releases nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that is 300 times more damaging to our climate than CO2? 

Or, that the fashion industry emits more carbon than international flights and maritime shipping combined (Business Insider Australia, 2019). 

St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal on now!

Our Merici College annual St Vincent de Paul Christmas appeal starts today, Monday 16 November. We all know that 2020 has not been the best year for a lot of people in our community so let’s see if we can put some smiles on faces at Christmas time! Please support our appeal by buying a gift and leaving it unwrapped under the Christmas tree in Students Services or make a cash donation and give it to your PC teacher. Please be generous and do what you can to support those in our community so that we can all enjoy Christmas this year!

 

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Year 12 Farewell Assembly

Today our Year 12 students were formally farewelled by the Merici College community at a special assembly. On behalf of the staff and students, Mrs Wholley thanked the Year 12 students for the wonderful contribution they have made to Merici College over the years, “Strive with all your might to remain as you are called by God and to seek and desire all the ways and means necessary to persevere and make progress to the very end.” St Angela Merici

Every year at the Opening Assembly since 2013 I have concluded with the words: