ENROLMENT CLOSES Friday 27 May 2016

Prospective students and parents

TOUR Friday 20 May 2016
For people who could not attend open day meet in the College's foyer at 9:00 am.

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For entry into Narrabundah College (2017) an online application can be accessed here.

2015 ATAR 99.85

19 Students attained an ATAR of 99+ (including 5 French Baccalaureat Students)

67 Students Achieved ATAR Scores of 95+

114 Students Achieved ATAR Scores  of 90+

210 Students attained an ATAR of 80+

321 Students attained an ATAR of 65

Top IB score of 44 equals an ATAR of 99.85

Average IB score of 33 equals an ATAR of 90.6

86% of students attained over an ATAR above 65

372 students attained an ATAR.

Our median or middle ATAR of students completing ACT System is 83.1

Welcome

Narrabundah College is a government college for years 11 and 12 students - the final two years of secondary education. It offers a challenging curriculum in a caring environment and meets the needs of an international community.

Narrabundah College has earned an enviable record of student achievement in academic, sporting, social and cultural endeavours. A high percentage of students go on to further education at universities and specialist tertiary institutions.

The school has a very strong international atmosphere; the students come from many different cultural backgrounds. This year there are fifty-five different first languages spoken, and fifty-nine countries of origin.

College Core Values

  • Challenging Curriculum
  • Caring Environment
  • International Community

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Guest speakers for Sociology.

Lyle Swan – Aboriginal Educator from Telopea Park school – discussing his personal history growing up as an Aboriginal descendent of the Myall Creek massacres, issues around indigenous identity, and the tent embassy.

Rod Little – Director of National Congress of Australia’s first people – discussing issues around Indigenous political representation and recognition in the constitution

Jerry Schwab – Director Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy research – ANU – to discuss contemporary issues around Aboriginal education, employment and wealth.

Dr Rick Brown - - Head or research at the Australian institute of Criminology

24 May 2016


ANU Research visit

About 15 students attended a half day conference conducted by the ANU Psychology school for colleges in Canberra. Students were provided with information about careers and courses on offer in Psychology, advice about courses and degrees and research options. They also had the opportunity to discuss real life Psychology experiments and current research that the ANU is undertaking. They looked at an EEG machine and the experimentation rooms including a driving simulator as well as processes of identifying prejudice.

24 May 2016


MIEACT visits

A number of guest speakers from Mental Illness Education A.C.T (MIEACT) visited the Health & Abnormal Psychology classes in week 4. The purpose was to share the lived experience of mental illness, reduce stigma and to discuss the co-morbidity of mental illness and substance abuse.

24 May 2016


Street Retreat

Street Retreat

The ‘Street Retreat’ behavioural sciences excursion is on again this year on Monday and Tuesday the 27th and 28th of June (week 10). Based upon action research and experiential learning activities , it is particularly relevant to the curriculum of Health & Abnormal Psychology, the Sociology of Crime & Deviance, the Sociology of Race & Ethnicity, and the methods of psychological and sociological research.

Students will be visiting the following places: Odyssey House (Campbelltown), Courage to Care Exhibition, B’nai B’rith, Jewish Community Group (East Sydney), Wayside Chapel plus walking tour (Kings Cross), William Booth House (Surrey Hills), Sydney Jewish Museum (Darlinghurst), Lakemba Mosque (Lakemba). It is a busy and somewhat confronting excursion and so students will be having dinner together in Chinatown and going to Hoyts cinemas for some light relief. They will be overnight at the Sydney Harbour Youth Hostel.

Get in quick – only 40 places available and filling up fast.

Cost: $210 per person (return permission notes and payment to the front office)

23 May 2016


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