Welcome to our school policies page. It's important to us to make sure Merici is a safe and nurturing place for all our students, parents, staff and community members. These policies outline our commitment to our community and our policies and procedures regarding our students & staff. You can browser the policies in alphabetical order or choose a category from the sidebar.
This policy describes the principles and expectations for assessing student achievement in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme.
Merici College is committed to offering an inclusive education to all students who are willing to support the philosophy, values and aims of Catholic schooling.
The Merici College Mission and Vision Statement aligns with the philosophy and principles of the International Baccalaureate to develop young women who are ready to take their place in the world.
This policy describes the roles of key staff and the processes for exiting the building and to ensure the safety and well-being of school staff, students, and volunteers in the event of a lockdown of the school
The purpose of this policy is to provide: • guidelines to ensure appropriate and equitable treatment for students with medical conditions undertaking classroom tests and examinations; • information about the causes, symptoms and duty of care for student with specific medical conditions; and • a standard school care plan for students with medical conditions in schools in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn.
An agreement on digital community behaviour for our Junior and Senior School Students
Plagiarism is the copying, paraphrasing or summarising of work, in any form, without acknowledgement of sources, and presenting this as a student‘s own work.
Merici College is a Catholic school which is committed to promoting Christian values where all members of our community are to be treated with dignity, courtesy and respect. We believe that all members of the school community have the right to a learning and work environment free from intolerance, harassment and humiliation. We all share a responsibility to create a culture of caring. This ideal is embedded in our ethos and is fostered by our Pastoral Care Policy and Practices.
This policy acknowledges that the Catholic Education Office (CEO) and System Schools are bound by the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 and states the commitment of the CEO to respect the privacy rights of families, (parent/students) employees, and all individuals in the workplace, and those interacting with the CEO and System Schools. Furthermore, the policy has been established to ensure that all Catholic Education Office workers comply at all times with its obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) as amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.
Merici College does not permit private tutoring of student(s) on school grounds. Merici provides students with opportunities to engage in cross-age tutoring and some subject specific tutoring (e.g. Mathematics) by subject specific teachers.