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CERDON COLLEGE, MERRYLANDS


Established in 1960 by the Marist Sisters, this large Catholic
college caters for girls from Years 7 to 12. Cerdon offers an educational
program designed to meet the needs of all students. It has both gifted and
talented and special education programs, and has a strong pastoral and
spiritual emphasis.

Facilities: Tennis courts, netball/basketball courts, swimming pool,
large modern library, computer rooms, drama theatre, chapel, assembly
hall/gymnasium, music centre, hospitality-grade kitchens and specialist
language centre.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Music,
Drama, Commerce, Design and Technology, Food Technology, Italian, French,
Physical Activity and Sport Science.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Religious Education, Studies of Religion,
English, Ancient History, Biology, Business Services Administration, Business
Studies, Chemistry, Drama, Design and Technology, Earth and Environmental
Sciences, Economics, Food Technology, French, Geography, Hospitality,
Information Processes and Technology, Information Technology, Italian, Legal
Studies, Mathematics, Modern History, Music, PD/Health/PE, Physics, Textiles
and Design, Visual Arts, Exploring Childhood, Photography, Sport, Lifestyle and
Recreation. VET courses include Entertainment, and there is involvement in
school/university courses, such as the STEP Up to teaching program.

Sport: Soccer, netball, cross-country, hockey, touch football,
volleyball, tennis, softball, athletics. Recreational sports include aerobics,
dance, self-defence and indoor soccer.

Extracurricular activities: Vocal group, debating, Mock Trial,
public speaking, oratory, musical, drama, St Vincent de Paul, music,
instrumental and choral group and involvement in Tournament of Minds.

Welfare and personal development: The school has an SRC, a peer
support program and pastoral care throughout. Careers advice and life skills
are offered. There is a uniform policy.

Special features: Cerdon College is a comprehensive school that
produces excellent results in external examinations, and aims to produce young
Christian women committed to making a difference in the world.

Religion Catholic
Type Catholic
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Girl
Enrolment 1050 students
Phone
02 9632******* 02 9632 8759
Address Sherwood Road, Merrylands 2160
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