Back to School Toolkit 2023

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Let’s get ready for the 2023 school year!


All the information you need for the new school year can be found by following the links below. Please be sure to carefully read through the documents provided, as each contains important details.

Term dates


View the Term Dates for 2023 here.

The College’s Business Office closes at 12.00pm on Wednesday 21 December 2022.

The College’s Business Office opens at 9.00am on Monday 9 January 2023. The office will be open from 9.00am-3.00pm during the school holidays.

Bell times


Click on the link below to view and download our 2023 bell timetable for the Junior and Senior Schools.

The school day for Junior School commences at 8.45am and concludes at 3.00pm for Prep to Year 6 classes. Kinder concludes at 2.45pm.

The school day for the Senior School commences at 8.40am and concludes at 3.15pm.

Bell Times 2023

Book lists


St Mary’s College has partnered with Office National Hobart to make ordering back-to-school stationery and books easy for parents and students.

Supplies can be purchased in store or online. Please view the key details in the Back to school Office National Cover Letter 2023.

2023 Book lists



To ensure you receive your book and stationery requirements prior to Term 1, 2023, you must complete your order by Friday 20 January 2023. After this date, every effort will be made by Office National to deliver your order before the start of Term 1, 2023 but this cannot be guaranteed.

Orders can be placed from Wednesday 7 December 2022 to Friday 20 January 2023, using the code provided below, and paid via Visa, Mastercard, PayPal or ZipPay.

To order online:

Enter the access code: SMC23


Please note: Orders can take up to 15 working days for delivery. Office National is unable to deliver to PO Boxes or Post Offices.

The postage cost is $12.95 (Office National cannot combine orders for multiple schools). Backorders not received prior to the start of the term will be delivered to the College.

Alternatively, families can buy stationery and books independently, but please ensure you purchase exactly what is on the book list.

Guilford Young College book lists

If your child is taking part in a course at Guilford Young College, back-to-school stationery and book information will be shared soon. Book lists for Guilford Young College will be published on their website once they become available. Please visit their website to view the book lists tab on the Enrolments page here. Guilford Young College also partners with Office National for back-to-school stationery and books.



ICT (Senior School)

The following information outlines the laptop requirements for all students in the Senior School in 2023 as part of the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. Help sessions are available to assist in enrolling laptops into the BYOD platform, installing Microsoft 365 apps and more.

Please see the key details for BYOD laptop enrolment for Senior School students below.

BYOD Laptop Enrolment Senior School 2023

View the device requirements and latest information for ICT at St Mary’s College here.

Click here to book your BYOD Enrolment session.


ICT (Junior School)

Parents and carers are reminded that students in Years 3-6 are not required to attend a Bring Your Own Device enrolment session, as iPads will be enrolled in class at the start of Term 1, 2023.

Please see the following tasks required for the iPad in preparation for Term 1:

Prepare Your iPad – Junior School iPad Readiness Check List

View the BYOD iPad requirements and key device details here.

For additional information on technology at St Mary’s College click here.



At St Mary’s College it is important for students to wear the correct school uniform and to wear it with pride, as it reflects the spirit and image of the College community.

Please refer to our uniform guidelines and ordering information by clicking on the link below.

Uniform guidelines, ordering information and operating hours



The St Mary’s College Uniform Shop is located at the Brisbane Street entrance to the school and is managed by Midford.

All visits to the Uniform Shop including new students require an appointment. This can be done using the below link.

Address: 164 Harrington Street, Hobart 7000
Telephone: (03) 6108 2572
Email: [email protected]
Shop supervisor: Margaret Ilias


ORDER YOUR UNIFORM ITEMS ONLINE accepts online orders.

Fee information


2023 Fees

Please be advised that credit card and debit card authorities need to be completed at the beginning of every year. These forms can be accessed here.

If you have any queries regarding any of the above documents, or if you require further assistance, please contact the College Business Office on (03) 6108 2560.

Additional information that may be useful to families


Outside School Hours Care information

College Opening Hours

We wish all families a happy and productive 2023!



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Groving our love of learning

St Mary's College is located on the traditional lands of the muwinina people of the South East Nation. We acknowledge and deeply respect the palawa people, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community, and all Elders past and present. We are committed to learning alongside our students and community in this place, nipaluna, and support the continued sharing of knowledge and culture.