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.
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.
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.
Merici College has a compulsory school uniform. This uniform is our identity and when students wear the uniform outside of school they represent the school and all it stands for.