News & Events

Principal’s Update

On Monday 12 October all students return to onsite learning. Mr Brian Turner, Principal has prepared a video message to families and a Student Information sheet.

Students and families are asked to read the Student Information prior to returning to school and follow the instructions in order to keep our community safe:


Topics covered in this video include:

  • COVID guidelines
  • Uniform
  • Year 7s
  • Transition from remote learning
  • GAT congratulations
  • VCAA – reporting on VCE grades and accounting for impact of remote learning
  • Confusion around adjusted return and pastoral support
  • Refund for 2020 – Details to be confirmed
  • reGEN and what that means for CMC in 2021 and onwards

Thank you for support.

Mr Brian Turner ,Principal

Principal’s Update – 1 October, 2020

Principal’s Update – 11 September 2020

As we near the end of Term 3, Mr Brian Turner has recorded this update to keep the CMC Community informed of plans for the last week of Term 3 and the commencement of Term 4.

Given the rapidly-changing situation, the College will provide updates as we receive further advice from the Victorian Government, the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria, Mercy Education Ltd and Catholic Education Sandhurst.

Topics covered in this video include:

R U OK? Day

Congratulations to those who contributed to last Thursday’s R U OK? video message

Final Week of Term 3

  • Mercy Day Celebration: Thursday 17 September for all students and staff
  • Staff Spirituality Day (Pupil Free): Friday 18 September

Term 4

  • Term 4 begins Monday 5 October
  • All students in remote learning for Week 1.
  • Exception is on Wednesday 7 October for those undertaking the GAT. This information has been sent to students involved (Years 11/12).
  • All students back to on campus learning from Monday 12 October.
  • Please wear full summer uniform and make sure you have masks ready.

College Closure

  • Please note the College remains closed to visitors until Monday 12 October.

Thank you

Thank you to all families for their support of the College and our teachers and congratulations to students on their high level of attendance in challenging times.

Thank you to staff for their continuing efforts with remote learning and supporting students.

Mr Brian Turner, Principal

Principal’s Message to the CMC Community – 14 August 2020

Topics covered in this video include:

Essential Services students

  • Thoughts go out to families who have lost loves over the past few weeks. You remain in our thoughts and prayers…


  • SMS to remind the parents of absence will resume next as of Monday 17 August as a pastoral reminder for families regarding student attendance

Student Pastoral Care

  • Stay well, take care, be active
  • Connect with school  – reminder Daily Roll with Period 1 teachers – all kids, all subjects

Student Activities

  • SRC students have some great things in store…

Thanks for support

  • Two positive COVID cases.
  • Contact tracing undertaken

Parent Student Teacher Interviews

  • Thanks for your attendance and feedback

Subject Selection

  • Reminder – submit by 19 August

2021 – Grade 6 interviews

Junortoun development


Principal’s Letter to the Community – 10 August 2020


COVID-19 CMC Community Letter – 5 August 2020


COVID-19 CMC Community Letter – 3 August 2020


COVID-19 CMC Community Letter – 31 July 2020

Students and families have been impacted from within Bendigo and other locations. Please watch the video update and download the full letter below.


Principal’s Update 24 July 2020

Currently, for us and our location, the situation is the same as it’s been since we started back – and prior to the holidays.

If your child is unwell, please don’t send them to school…watch full video message below (3:49)

Mr Brian Turner, Principal