What makes Narrabundah College so unique?

Narrabundah College delivers a senior secondary curriculum to 950+ year 11 and 12 students. It is the school of choice for a significant number of our students locally, nationally and internationally. They choose to enrol for the programs we offer and for the positive, challenging and dynamic learning environment.

Our diverse curriculum offerings sit under the ACT ATAR System, the International Baccalaureate and the French Baccalauréat.

We continue to challenge national trends in STEM and Languages. 450+ of our students study the highest and most difficult level of Maths over the two years; 550+ study Physics and Chemistry, 450+students study Human Biology, Biology and Exercise Science as part of their package. We offer nine languages and more than half of our student population study at least one language.

Students are able to choose from English, History, Philosophy, Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, IT, Visual and Performing Arts as well as the STEM subjects and Languages. These diverse subjects are delivered by passionate teachers whose significant expertise in their area excites students’ interest and learning.

The college prides itself on providing a high level of student support to ensure that all students’ learning journeys are  successful.

Not only are students challenged and succeed academically, they are able to develop into caring global citizens who can and do make a difference to our world.

Our Curriculum of Giving Framework overarches student experience at this college. As part of their college journey, students embrace opportunities in leadership, health & well-being, volunteering, community connections and much more.

We create an environment where our students discover their interests, develop their skills and thrive socially, emotionally and academically.


  • 2 Duxes on 99.95 - Top 2 Students in the  ACT.
  • 35 students attained an ATAR of 99+ over 99 (Including 3 French Baccalauréat & 2 International Baccalaureate students)
  • 86 students attained an ATAR of 95+
  • 144 students attained an ATAR of 90+
  • 252 students attained an ATAR of 80+
  • 342 students attained an ATAR of 65+
  • 86.75% of students attained an ATAR over 65
  • Most students attained ATARs 5-10 marks above their estimate.  Students were delighted  with their excellent results.
  • 411 students gained an ATAR
  • Our median ATAR  of students completing in the ACT System is 83.7
  • 2017 IB Results:
    Dux 44 = 99.85 ATAR
    Narrabundah College Equivalent Median 33 = 99.90 
  • ANU Extension 44 students -  8 of whom topped 8 of the 10 courses
    (These results include IB and French Baccalauréat Results).


Enrolment applications for term 1 of 2019 open on Monday 30 April 2018 and must be submitted online at https://form.act.gov.au/smartforms/landing.htm?formCode=1087.
All ACT children are guaranteed a place in an ACT Public School, from preschool through to college. Information about the enrolment assessment criteria and priority enrolment areas can be found at https://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/enrolling_in_an_act_public_school.
If you are applying to enrol in preschool, year 7 or year 11 we ask that you submit your application by 4 June 2018 to support timely processing and school planning.  From 30 June 2018, after the application has been processed, parents/carers will commence receiving advice from the school on the enrolment. Please note, that the order in which applications are received is not a factor in schools determining places and as a result, there is no requirement to submit your application form on the first day applications open.

2019 Student Curriculum Handbook (Narrabundah College) (ACT).

Latest News


Congratulations to our team of seven who competed with 1600 students from NSW and the ACT to win second place in Art and Poetry and in Mathematics. Narrabudah College’s team took third place overall. Congratulations and thank you to our team who travelled to Wahroonga (Sydney) and for giving up their time to do us proud. (23 May 2018).

25 May 2018



Can computers design suburbs? Is there low cost thermal protection for skiers? Can we produce a better teeterboard? If we can’t students from the Australian National University Faculty of Engineering are working on it. On May 8th, 300 ANU engineering students engaged with students and staff from Narrabundah College to display their achievements and encourage us all demonstrating that engineering makes the world a better place. Thank you to the students and staff from the ANU for inspiring all of us at Narrabundah College.

15 May 2018

Lycee La Perouse (New Caledonia) Exchange Visit. 2018.

Lycee La Perouse (New Caledonia) Exchange Visit.

Students from the Lycee La Perouse after their recent exchange visit with Narrabundah College and Telopea Park School.

11 May 2018

Prague (CAS) (IB) April 2018

IB Prague CAS trip 2018

Our students had the amazing opportunity to experience an IB global exchange excursion to Prague with students from Jordan, Mauritius and Bilbao. Students immersed themselves in the cultural delights of Czech architecture, food, art and music and were able to practise their French, Spanish and Italian with other exchange students. Activities included visits to the bone chapel at Kutna Hora; Terezin (Theresienstadt concentration camp); a cooking challenge for the homeless; an organ recital in a 1000 yr old church; art graffiti; a treasure hunt around old Prague and bobsleighing.

04 May 2018

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