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.
HIGHEST ATAR 99.95
- 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).
Narrabundah College is proud to offer nine languages as part of its highly-regarded curriculum offerings.
I can confirm that Indonesian will continue to be taught at this college in 2019 and, as part of the regular review of our curriculum, we will explore its sustainability post 2020.
I hope the recent interest in our curriculum offerings contributes to more high school students considering studying Indonesian, or any other language, to enhance their learning journey.
As we continue our offering of the Indonesian Language Program, our college will strengthen its connections with local high schools, the Indonesian Embassy and will explore links with other appropriate organisations like DFAT.
28 Nov 2018
Congratulations to Ziqi Y who was one of 96 students in the country invited to take part in the Australian Maths Olympiad Senior Contest. He was awarded a Gold Certificate in the contest and has been selected to attend the AMOC Mathematics School of Excellence later this month.
09 Nov 2018
Success in the Korean Speech contest:
Vivien D. Y11 awarded 1st prize
Aradhya S. Y12 awarded 3rd prize
Trinity K Y11 awarded special prize
And Outstanding Achievement in the 2018 Science Olympiad Exams:
Over 6000 students registered for the Australian Science Olympiad exams in Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science and Physics.
The following 2 students’ performances were outstanding and will be attending the 2019 Australian Science Olympiads Summer School in January:
Chemistry - Spencer C.
Physics – Simon Y.
02 Nov 2018
Congratulations to the Narrabundah team in the World Scholar's Cup competition held on Saturday and Sunday at Canberra Grammar School. This is the first time this major global academic competition - which involves debating, collaborative writing, lateral-thinking knowledge bowl and disciplinary knowledge tests - has been held in Canberra. Competition was intense, but the Narrabundah College team of Selina, Joanne and Tim dominated the competition in the Senior category, winning 6 trophies, countless individual and team medals (including Top Scholar) and coming out as the top team in the Senior Tournament! Without question, they have advanced to the Global Round, which will be held next winter (July) in several locations around the world.
23 Oct 2018