The academic year is divided into 4 Terms and 2 Semesters.
Classes start at 8.35am and finish at 3.25pm Monday to Friday.
Term Dates for 2023
Wednesday 1 February to Friday 14 April 2023
Tuesday 2 May to Wednesday 5 July 2023
Monday 24 July to Friday 29 September 2023
Monday 16 October to Friday 8 December 2023
Term Dates for 2024
Wednesday 31 January to Friday 12 April 2024
Tuesday 30 April to Wednesday 3 July 2024
Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September 2024
Monday 14 October to Friday 6 December 2024
Supervision across our campus
We provide student supervision on campus from 8:20am to 3:50pm each school day.
Family/families are reminded that Mercedes College cannot take responsibility for students who arrive on campus before 8:20am or depart after 3:50pm, unless they are involved in a College organised commitment.
Junior School students arriving prior to 8:20am are required to attend our Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) which is available from 7.20am and then again after school until 6pm, Monday to Friday.
Junior School students not collected by 3:50pm will be directed to Strathspey and phone contact will be made with parents/cargivers.
Middle and Senior School students are able to access supervised study time in the Carmel Bourke Library and Technology Centre from 7:30am before school, and until 5pm after school hours.
Students are required to leave the school grounds when their daily school commitments are complete.
Our Strathspey Reception is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4:30pm all year round, excluding public holidays with the McAuley Office open from 8:15am to 4:15pm on schoold days during Term. You are welcome to call us on T | 8372 3200.