Parent Orientation 2024

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Mt Maria College ​Parent Handbook ​

2024 Information Handbook.pdf


First Day of school in 2024​​​​​​​​

Tuesday 23 January:  First day of school for Year 7 and Year 11 students only.  Formal Uniform please.​

Year 7 and 11 students to meet in the Senior Multi-Purpose Centre (SMPC) located at the bottom of the Prospect Road Carpark.   At 8.30am there will be an initial welcome and then Year 7 students will split into their houses for a year level assembly.    Laptop rollout will begin in the afternoon.

Year 7 student to bring lunchbox, water bottle and a couple of exercise books and pens.   

New Students from years 8 to 11 - Tuesday 23 January - 8.30 am -11.00am

New students who are joining Mt Maria College from years 8 to 11 will have 2 hours onboarding with Mr Ian Sweeney - Education Leader Pastoral.  

Please meet  in the Senior Multipurpose Centre  for an 8.30am start.  (formal uniform please)​.   Students will be dismissed by 11.00am.​

Wednesday 24 January:  All students attend Years 7 to 12

  • Formal uniform to be worn

Stationery Lists and Textbooks 

Mt Maria College is pleased to offer parents the convenience and savings of a Textbook Hire Scheme.  Our Lending policy and procedures along with a textbook hire agreement will be emailed home in the week prior to school starting in January 2024 for our Year 7 cohort.


Laptop Program 

School laptops are provided to students on commencement of enrolment.  The laptop is leased over a 3-year cycle for either Years 7-9 or Years 10-12.  The school retains ownership of the laptop and the laptop is returned at the end of year 9 or 12 or when a student leaves the college.   The Mt Maria Student Technology Agreement will be provided prior to starting at the College and Acknowledgement and Agreement request will be emailed home the week prior to starting in 2024. The lease of our laptops are included in the Mt Maria College Fees and Levies. 

2024 Laptop models:
Year 7 - Dell Latitude 3140
Year 10 - Dell Latitude 3340​

Student Technology Agreement.2024.pdf

School Uniform 

Mt Maria College Uniform shop is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 7.30 – 11.30am. 

    • Formal uniform is worn on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday unless your student has a practical HPE lesson.
    • Students are permitted to wear their sports uniform to school on Wednesday and the day they have a practical HPE lesson
    • Mt Maria College school bag to be worn to and from school
    • The College hat must be worn 5 days a week to and from school and during breaks

Book your uniform fitting via this link - Mt Maria College Student Uniform Fittings 2024 Tickets, Mt Maria Uniform Shop, Mitchelton | TryBooking Australia

Uniform shop is open for appointments on Wednesday 17 January and Friday 19 January 2024.  Book via the link above.

Wallk ins availabe on Thursday 18 January.

2024 Uniform Shop Open Hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 7.30am to 11.30am​

​​2.Uniform Information Kit for 2024.pdf

Medical Forms

Current ASCIA Action Plans are the 2023 versions. However, prior versions (2022 and 2021) are still valid for use in 2024.  ASCIA Action Plans do not expire, and therefore the plan is still valid beyond the date of review, which is a guide for patients to see their doctor. For further information about ASCIA Action Plans go to ​

Please provide the College with a current Action Plan, if required for your student, prior to school starting in 2024.  Example of Action Plans below. 
Ascia Action Plan for Anaphylaxis (if applicable to your student)Ascia Action Plan for Anaphylaxis (if applicable to your student)

  • Student Medication Request form​ 
    • This form is only to be used if your student is taking medication during school hours and the medication  is to be administered by College staff.  This form is to be returned along with the medication for your student, to be stored at Student Reception in our locked medication cupboard.)

Parent Portal Access & BCE Connect App 

Parents can gain access to the Mt Maria College Parent Portal and the BCE Connect App from 11 January 2024.

Please follow the instructions in your parent handbook or see video link and instructions here.

BCE Connect - Getting Started - YouTube

 Parent Portal and BCE Connect.pdf

Absences and Late Arrivals

Logging an Absence - BCE-Connect-How to log an absence.mp4 (

Absence and Late Arrivals.pdf

Mobile Phones 

Mobile Phone Policy.pdf

Lockers and combination locks 

All Year 7 and new students are provided with a locker and a combination lock in their first few days of school.   Second hand or new locks can be purchased at Student Reception for damaged or lost locks.  Video instructions are  below if your student needs a little more help with their lock.

Video Guide of how to use Combination Locks

Sport at Mt Maria College 

2024 Sports Handbook.pdf

2024 Sport Expression of Interest.pdf

​​Music at Mt Maria College 

Instrumental Music Program.pdf

Enrol in the Instrumental Music Program.pdf


​​Getting to Mt Maria College

Mt Maria College has two entrances Prospect Road and Osborne Road.   

Mitchelton Train Station is opposite the Osborne Road entrance to the College with traffic lights for a safe crossing. 

Brookside Bus​ Interchange for Translink services is just a short walk to the Osborne Road entrance.  

Ride to school - bike racks are availabe at our Senior Multipurpose Centre off Prospect Road and the ground level of Montagne Building off Osborne Road. Students are responsible for securing the bike themselves with a bike lock.

Brisbane Bus Lines run school services from many suburbs into Mt Maria College.  These services can drop off along Samford Road or Brookside Bus Interchange.   Please follow this link for Mt Maria College services.


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Fees ​

2024 Fees Brochure.pdf

Fee Statements are emailed to families in Term 1 and updated statements sent in Term 2, 3 & 4​

Sibling Discounts available - applied to the Tuition Fee​

Direct Debit Payments or Recurring Credit Pyaments are to be set up to pay fees throughout the year​ - forms below to complete.   
Instalments intervals can vary to suit your family budget eg: full year, each term, monthly, fortnightly or weekly.​

Please return completed form​ to

Help with the Transition to Highschool 

Term Dates for 2024 

​Term 1 
​​Tuesday 23 January - Thursday 28 March

​​10 weeks 

Term 2
​Monday 15 April - Friday 21 June

​10 weeks 

​Term 3

​Monday 8 July - Friday 13 September
​10 weeks 

​Term 4 

​​Monday 30 Septemb​er - Friday 06 December 
​10 weeks 

Mt Maria College Pupil Free Days 2024 

​Term 3
​Monday 08 July 
​Term 3
​Friday 30 August   
​Term 4
​​Monday 30 September​​

Contact the College 

College Reception hours are 8.00am to 3.30pm.  During the Christmas holiday period the College Office will be unattended from Monday 04 December and reopen on Tuesday 16 January 2024. 


If the matter is urgent please, please phone the College on (07) 3550 3400 or email  These will be monitored, and a staff member will get back to you as soon as practicable.​

2024 Parent Orientation.ppt.pdf - Wednesday 08 November - Year 7/2024


​ @ Brisbane Catholic Education, Mt Maria College Mitchelton, 2023