General Information

School Hours

The School office is attended between the hours of 8.30pm and 3.30pm during term time.

School staff are on site from 8.30pm to 3.30pm with School commencing at 8.45am.

First Lunch is held between 11.00am and 11.30am.

Second Lunch is held between 1.30pm and 2.00pm.

Classes are dismissed at 2.55pm.

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After Hours Care

After hours care at Our Lady of Mercy is operated by CatholicCare Tasmania. Care is provided on site.

After school care operates from 2.45pm to 6.00pm weekdays during school terms. Care is operated from 8.00am to 6.00pm on pupil free days and during school holidays.

Working with Vulnerable People

New laws designed to reduce the likelihood of harm and create safer environments for all children and vulnerable people have been enacted in Tasmania. The Registration to Work with Vulnerable People Act 2013 (the Act) makes it compulsory for many people who associate with children and other vulnerable people to be registered to Work with Vulnerable People. To comply with the Act, Catholic Education in Tasmania (CET) requires School Support employees, volunteers and external providers to be registered to Work with Vulnerable People.

For further information about registration and the application process, please visit the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office website.

Employment

Vacant positions at Our Lady of Mercy are listed on teachers.on.net and are also listed on the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office website. 

Buses

We have bus services that operate to and from 16 regional areas in the Meander Valley.