Erindale College

An ACT Public College

Welcome to Erindale College

Erindale College is in the Tuggeranong Network of schools in Canberra and provides learning programs for 600 students in years 10, 11 and 12 during the day and some 500 adult learners during evening sessions. Our college is the centre of a community complex which includes a modern 443 seat performance theatre. The complex has the joint-use public and college Erindale Library and the Active Leisure Centre includes a swimming pool and fully equipped gym and group fitness spaces with a membership of two thousand people.

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Important News

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2018 Start Up - Further information will be forthcoming

Year 10 and 11 students start on the 5th of February

Year 12 students start on the 6th of February

TSP Orientation Camp Wollongong

Wednesday 21st - Friday 23rd February 2018

Dear Parent/Guardian,

As the coordinator of the TSP program at Erindale College, I have arranged for our Sports Academy students to participate in a three day Orientation and Team Building program at Stanwell Park, near Wollongong.  This program will be conducted by ‘The Tops Conference Centre’ staff who specialises in providing school groups the opportunity of individual challenge through a variety of adventure activities.

The primary aim of this initiative is to introduce our students to leadership, team building and adventure through a variety of activities requiring lateral thinking, problem solving and physical fitness.  It is also an opportunity for students to get to know each other in comfortable surrounds as it offers an amazing location, comfortable accommodation, exciting adventure, recreational activities and great food.

It is our firm belief all students attending the trip will get great benefit from participating in the program which will stand them in great stead for the rest of the school year.

The cost of the excursion is $310 which includes:
*Bus hire and transport
*All meals
*Instruction and gear for all activities

Payments can be made now at the front office or via the payment methods listed here. Full payment is due by Friday 9th February.

If you would like any further information about the proposed venue pr activities program, you can go to the website or contact me at school on 61422978.  We hope you support this very worthwhile opportunity.

Yours Sincerely

Mark Armstrong
Executive Teacher-Talented Sports program
15th November 2017

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Enrolling for 2018

To make this process easier for those wishing to enrol or transfer, please use the online enrolment/transfer form.

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Cambridge Year 10 for 2018

Applications for Cambridge Year 10 (IGCSE) 2018 are now open. This program provides students with an excellent preparation for Tertiary study in Years 11 and 12.

Applications are due in to the College by Friday 11 of August (Term 3, week 4).

Parents and students interested in the Cambridge Program for Year 10 in 2018 are invited to attend the Year 10 Information Evening on Wednesday 26 July at 6pm. Applications will be available on the night or can be accessed from the college website.

Application for Cambridge Year 10

If you have any enquiries, please contact Bridget Martin on 61422985 or email

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Erindale College is offering gifted and talented students in Year 9 the opportunity to study for the Cambridge IGCSE. Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport for progression and success.

The program will focus on the core subjects of:

  • English Literature
  • Mathematics Extended
  • Science: with a focus on Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Global Perspectives: this course develops the ability to think critically about a range of global issues where there is always more than one point of view.

Students undertaking this course will also meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum for Year 10, receiving this qualification at the end of 2018.

In addition, this program also provides students with an excellent preparation for study in Years 11 and 12.

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Erindale College is an approved Cambridge International School and has been offering students the opportunity to follow the Cambridge International curriculum since 2015. As the first public education school in Australia to be granted this status by Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), we are proud to form part of a network of more than 10,000 Cambridge schools in over 160 countries worldwide.

The Cambridge International program allows students access to a rigorous and internationally recognised curriculum and suite of qualifications. In offering the Cambridge International program we aim to equip the students of the Tuggeranong Valley, and Canberra more broadly, for the challenges they face in completing their secondary education and in graduating to further study or employment in the rapidly changing global context.

Erindale College currently offers a variety of entry points and examination levels in the Cambridge International program:

IGCSE: Year 9 (Semester 2 commencement), Year 10
AS Levels: Year 11
A Levels: Year 12

For more information about the Cambridge International Program at Erindale College please click here

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Will Nash Award

During the Canberra Day long weekend earlier this year a family outing almost turned to tragedy when a Canberra man and three of his children were swept away by a rip at Denhams Beach, near Batemans Bay.

Fortunately, another family group were close by and Erindale College Year 11 student William Nash, and his father Kevin, quickly responded and rescued all four people successfully. The family were all treated by NSW Emergency Services on the beach and the 39 year old father was later air-lifted to Royal Canberra Hospital. William reflected later that “if it had been 30 seconds later, he (the father) would have been gone.”

On September 7th, William and his father attended the 2017 ACT Aquatic Industry and Water Safety Awards and were recipients of the prestigious AUSTRALIAN RESCUE MEDAL from the Royal Life Saving Society-Australia. This was a rare nomination with the Medals being issued to only three ACT residents previously.

Congratulations to both William and his father Kevin from everyone at Erindale College.

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