2020 Annual Report to the Community
2020 had a significant effect within to the Merici College school community due to the impact of fire, drought, hail, death in the community and a pandemic; however, it was also a time of great community spirit, growth and resilience.
The College remained focused to the strategic plan and aspirations:
STRONG FAITH: To build a strong and positive Catholic identity, where faith is nurtured, and all are empowered to serve others.
POWERFUL LEARNING: An educational environment that inspires life-long learning, enabling everyone to achieve individual excellence.
THRIVING COMMUNITY: A connected community that cultivates compassionate relationships, well-being and the whole person.
SUSTAINABLE FUTURE: Ethical practices ensure shared responsibility for the stewardship of all resources.
A major focus for the year was on innovation through remote learning, communication with parents and students and mental health and well-being. This report outlines the great work the committed staff, students and parents and carers did to ensure this community remained a safe environment to learn and succeed in.