ACT Secondary Colleges

Merici College - Braddon

Years: 7-12Type: GirlsPrincipal: Anna MastersStreet Address: Wise St Braddon ACT 2612 Phone: 02 6243 4100 Email: Website:

Merici is a Catholic College for young women in Years 7 to 12, which was established in 1959. The College recognises and celebrates Christ’s presence in our community. Merici is an authorised IB World School for the Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education.

The College provides an engaging educational environment, designed to challenge the students to take risks within and beyond the classroom to achieve individual academic excellence. Merici College is a welcoming community, where authentic relationships are nurtured, and where dignity and integrity are affirmed. The College seeks to foster within their students a life-long love of learning, where each young woman is given the opportunity to grow spiritually, emotionally, intellectually and physically in order to make a positive contribution to society. Merici’s excellent outcomes for students are a culmination of striving to live out their mission: ‘Merici empowers women to love life, have hope, be faithful and build futures more wondrous than they dare to dream’.