School Times and Term Dates

The school day is arranged so that all students attend a 20 minute Pastoral Care session after recess. This allows for communication of relevant information and development of a relationship between each student and her Pastoral Care teacher. The day is organised into six teaching lessons as detailed below:

Before School:        8.00am - 8.45am

Period 1:                    8.45am - 9.32am
Period 2:                    9.32am - 10.19am

Recess:                       10.19am - 10.47am

Preparation Bell:    10.47am

Homeroom:              10.51am - 11.11am

Period 3:                     11.11am - 11.58am
Period 4:                     11.58am - 12.45pm

Lunch:                         12.45pm - 1.41pm

Preparation Bell:     1.41pm

Period 5:                     1.46pm - 2.33pm
Period 6:                     2.33pm - 3.20pm

Mercy College operates on a two week timetable. The College calendar, which is distributed to parents at the beginning of each year sets out the important dates for that year.

Term Dates 2023

Term 1:       Wednesday 1 February - Thursday 6 April

Term 2:       Wednesday 26 April - Friday 23 June

Term 3:       Monday 10 July - Thursday 14 September

Term 4:       Monday 2 October - Wednesday 6 December