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LAKE TUGGERANONG COLLEGE


Established in 1990, Lake Tuggeranong is committed to providing a
high-quality program relevant to the needs of all students, whether they are
hoping to enter tertiary education or the workforce on graduation. Situated on
the picturesque shores of Lake Tuggeranong with views of the Brindabella
Ranges, the college enjoys a spectacular setting.

Facilities: Joint-use public library, computer labs, 270-seat
performing arts theatre, 80-seat air-conditioned lecture theatre, dance and
drama studios, photographic facilities, lecture theatre, gymnasium,
rock-climbing wall, rowing shed, workshops, AM radio station, industry standard
multimedia facility.

Electives Years 11 and 12: There are more than 60 courses on offer,
classified into “T” (Tertiary), “A” (Accredited) and “V” (Vocational)
categories, from which students can create a program to suit their educational
goals.

Sport: The college enters a wide range of sporting competitions,
both Thursday afternoon and one-day competitions. A specialised coaching
program has been established in the fields of rowing and golf. This program,
called LakeSport, utilises the expert services of high-level community-based
coaches. Outdoor education is available for all students as a full curriculum
option. Courses include rock climbing, canyoning, snorkelling, surfing and
scuba diving.

Extracurricular activities: Shakespeare Festival, debating, drama
and dance productions, smart ARTS community arts, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Scheme, radio station, Questacon Explainers, Land Care and LakeWatch programs.
Students are encouraged to join the Young Achievers, the BEA Business Plan,
Australian Mathematics competitions, and the chemistry quiz.

Welfare and personal development: A weekly advisory group is the
focus of the student welfare system, which also incorporates life skills,
personal development, an active student council and a non-denominational
chaplain. Work experience is offered to all students and a careers teacher is
on staff.

Special features: The college offers an aviation program enabling
students to complete all aspects of pilot theory up to commercial pilot’s
licence. The course has a vocational aspect where students can receive a
cadetship through a local airline company. There is also a strong emphasis on
the performing arts and business studies. Access to the latest in computing technology
is considered important. Vocational training programs operate in the fields of
motor technology, office skills, multimedia, electronics and community
services.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 11 - Year 12
Enrolment
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 6222
Fax
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 6202
Address Cowlishaw Street, Tuggeranong 2900
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