Established in 1997, the Canberra College is a senior secondary
school (Years 11 and 12), which comprises the main campus at Woden and an annex
at Weston, both in the geographical centre of Canberra. The Woden campus is
only four kilometres south of the new Parliament House. The college offers
access to the widest range of courses of any college in the ACT. International
students actively seek enrolment at the college, which in turn enriches the
Facilities: State-of-the-art IT facilities, extensive library, drama
studio and theatre, dance studio, new science labs, digital photography suite,
refurbished gym and practice firm.
Curriculum: Students have extensive choice in course offerings. The
college is an International Baccalaureate World School and offers the IB
Diploma Program in addition to the ACT Year 12 Certificate. There is also a
focus on vocational courses. The college operates seven VET courses:
Information and Office Studies, General Construction, Retail — Customer
Service, Contemporary Music, Music Industry, Child Care Studies, Tourism
Industry Studies, and Hospitality. The Canberra College has an excellent
balance of vocational, academic and interest courses to fully develop the
potential of all students.
Special features: A diverse range of registered units is available,
including community service, sports and other recreational activities. A
challenging outdoor education program includes abseiling and scuba diving. Jazz
studies and dance are offered as fully accredited courses or registered units.
There is a dynamic focus on the arts, with registered units offered in music
(the college jazz band), dance, life drawing, media and photography. The
student council is energetic and innovative.
Welfare and personal development: There is close communication with
parents and students, with an emphasis on student attendance at all lessons.
There is a well-trained student services support team to advise and assist.
Resources are committed to providing for the educational needs of every
student, including those with learning difficulties, the gifted and talented,
and those from a non-English-speaking background.
Special features: CCCares Program provides individualised learning
programs for young parents and other students who have ceased their links with
education. The young mums and bubs structure is a nurturing and integrated
program that has networks with community-based support agencies.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Years||Year 11 - Year 12|
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 5777 / 61 2 6205 6787
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 5776 / 61 2 6205 6781
|Address||Woden Campus: Launceston Street, Phillip 2606Weston Campus: Fremantle Drive, Stirling 2611|