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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Enrolling for 2018/2019

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

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Year 10 in College Application Form: TSP (Talented Sports Program), TDP (Talented Dance Program) and Cambridge International Program.

Year 10 In College Information Evening: Wednesday 1 August 2018

Applications Open

Apllications Close: Friday 17 August 2018

Interviews: Commence September

Preparation Day (incl. Course Selection): Wednesday 12  December 2018

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Y11 2019 Course Selection Bookings- 29 August 2018

Please click here to go to booking website

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Free vaccine for Year 11 and 12 students to protect against meningococcal disease

Erindale College Vaccination days: Thursday 23 and Friday 24 August 2018)

The ACT government is funding a free meningococcal vaccine to young people aged
between 16 and 19 years old in 2018 only. To date, this has been available through general
practitioners. In semester two of 2018, the free vaccine will be available through the Schools
Health Team when they visit the school.

Meningococcal disease is a rare but severe infection that occurs when meningococcal
bacteria invade the body from the throat or nose and enter the bloodstream. The disease
can progress very quickly and can lead to death or permanent disability.

Meningococcal disease is caused by multiple strains of meningococcal bacteria. This free
vaccine protects against meningococcal A, C, W and Y strains.

Young adults and older teenagers are at increased risk of meningococcal disease. They are
more likely to carry the bacteria in their nose and throat, and more likely to spread the
bacteria to others.

To learn more about meningococcal disease, the meningococcal ACWY vaccine and how
you can prepare for vaccination, visit:
http://www.health.act.gov.au/our-services/immunisation/ adolescents

Letter To Parents

Frequently Asked Questions for Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine

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This term the Erindale College Community are fundraising to support the Starlight Foundation. Money raised at tomorrows (Wednesday 8 August 2018) BBQ  will be going towards this charity.

Other events are planned for this term.

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Continued Success in our Cambridge Programs

We have received our results from the November 2017 examination series for both International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the ‘A’ Level examinations. IGCSE exams are presented to Year 11 students in other countries however, our students sit these exams as Year 10 students. Students who sit the ‘A’ Level examinations are completing Year 13 in overseas countries but our candidates sit the exams in Year 12. Both candidacy groups from Erindale College therefore, have had one year less to prepare for these exams and hence, their achievements can only be considered as sensational.

Congratulations to our top performing students in the IGCSE exams, with two students receiving an A* award which places them in the top few per cent of candidates from around the world.

  • Eve  A* in English Literature
  • Sophie A* in Science, A in Mathematics, A in English Literature
  • Lachlan and Cameron also secured an A in English Literature.

Congratulations also to those other students who sat the IGCSE exams and who recorded B and C grades as these are also worthy of celebration.
Congratulations to our ‘A’ level examination candidate who can rate her results alongside her extremely high Australian Admission Rank (ATAR) with extreme pride.

  • Jane A* in Global Perspectives and Research, B in English Literature.

After their success in the IGCSE a number of students are undertaking the Cambridge A/S options in Year 11 and also the ‘A’ levels in Year 12. In 2018 we are offering English Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Global Perspectives and Research. We have 3 students who are continuing with their A/S level and are currently planning to sit their ‘A’ level exams in Mathematic, Physics and Chemistry.

Well Done!

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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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Contact

McBryde Crescent
Wanniassa ACT 2903 Australia
Phone: 6142 2977
Fax: 61422946
Email: info@erindalec.act.edu.au

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