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ICC T20 World Cup trophy

ICC T20 WORLD CUP TROPHY

College Deputy Principal, Jenny Budd is seen with Sanjay Sharma, College teacher and President of the Indian Australian Multicultural Sport Association with the 2022 International Cricket Conference (ICC) T20 World Cup trophy. Narrabundah College is proud to be associated with Sanjay and his leadership of multicultural sport and his commitment to Canberra’s diverse and energetic youth. The ICC T20 World Cup will be hosted in Australia commencing on October 16.

16 Sep 2022


Engineering (Car Racing) Hawk Theatre 23-8-2022

ENGINEERING STUDENTS GET THE CHECKERED FLAG.

The engineering students have been studying energy and transport this Session and to finish the unit we set up the Theatre with a racecourse to test their C02 car designs. Students designed and built their small cars using computer software that also optimises aerodynamics, however, the final construction had to include old fashioned hand skills. The fastest car for the day was Thomas who covered 17 metres in 1.13 seconds. Thank you to Alfred Deakin school for the loan of the equipment.

01 Sep 2022


Book Week 2022

BOOK WEEK 2022.

Thank you to students and staff who participated in this year's Book Week promotion, dressing up as their favourite characters from the world of literature. Book Week is an important event on the College's calendar where we celebrate the literary achievements of our nation's best authors, illustrators, and artists. Thank you to all those who participated.

25 Aug 2022


Hollywood goes to school.

HOLLYWOOD GOES TO SCHOOL.

Ken Lampl studied with Hollywood legend John Williams, the composer of many blockbuster films such as Star Wars, ET and Schindler's List. Ken informed us of the importance of music in temporal and atemporal forms giving prediction, anticipation, and emotion to the narrative of the film. Ken is a professor at the Australian national University's (ANU) School of Music and the ANU's Convenor of Composition for Film and Video Games. Narrabundah College thanks Ken for sharing his time to share his passion with us all.

25 Aug 2022


University of Sydney

University of Sydney Visits Narrabundah College.

Thank you to Narrabundah College students for taking part in the University of Sydney careers event on Friday August 19. Representatives from the university acquainted our students with the courses and pathways to the future. Narrabundah College thanks the University of Sydney for sharing Friday afternoon with our students.

25 Aug 2022


Hollywood comes to Narrabundah College

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO NARRABUNDAH COLLEGE

This Friday at lunch at the Auditorium (1.15 - 2pm), we are hosting Ken Lampl, a film composer who wrote music to some 70+movies, in the USA, Europe, and in Australia, including Hollywood. Ken is a former student of Hollywood royalty John Williams, who wrote music for Star Wars, ET, Jaws, etc., etc. Please come along and ask any questions, as this lecture is for the college community (students and staff only), and Ken will talk about how music forks in films, etc. and will also play some examples on the screen. Don’t miss this rare opportunity. Narrabundah College students and staff only.

PDF

17 Aug 2022


University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne Careers Presentation.

Thank you to Ellen and Helen from the University of Melbourne for your informative presentation on studying at the University of Melbourne. From choosing one of the seven undergraduate degrees (arts, biomedicine, commerce, design, fine arts, music, and science) to selecting major studies and breadth studies that develop both your passions and your interests there is a study pathway at Melbourne for everybody. Accommodation is provided to suit every need from residential colleges to self-contained living, living on campus or off campus in nearby areas. Helen and Ellen made the point that when applying through VTAC to keep an eye on your timeline, each date is a hard deadline and cannot be missed. Thank you to all those Narrabundah College students who attended and participated in today's presentation. 

University of Melbourne.

16 Aug 2022


AN AFTERNOON WITH FLUTE

AN AFTERNOON WITH FLUTE

Jayden and Dante are students of flute at the ANU (Australian National University) School of Music and are a part of Narrabundah College's 2021 alumni. Sally Walker is a Lecturer in Classical Performance at the ANU and forms part of Narrabundah College's 1991 alumni. While Jayden and Dante brought the joy of flute to all of us Sally reassured us of the importance of a good physical mindset during study and in the lead up to a performance. How to manage conscience anxiety and she reminds us that performance anxiety was experienced by Baroque era performers over 200 years previously. With Sally on flute and Marian on guitar we were entertained by the excellence of one of Marian's personal compositions. Thank you so much to Marian and our three guests. (25 July  2022).

03 Aug 2022


Leah (Narrabundah College) 29-7-2022

Leah House wows students and staff at Narrabundah College.

Leah House is a Namabri-Ngunnawal woman and a 2009 Narrabundah College Alumni. Leah's learning journey started as a student at Narrabundah College, she continued to CIT. Leah's career developed supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth and continues supporting Aboriginal and Torres Islander women through the legal system. Currently Leah is an Aboriginal Victims Liaison Officer at the ACT Human Rights Commission and an advocate and supporter of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. Leah is a member of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body (ATSIEB). Narrabundah College thanks Leah for sharing her experiences and achievements with students and staff on Friday of last week.

Leah House - Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (atsieb.com.au)

01 Aug 2022


VIRGINIA HAUSSEGER IN CONVERSATION AT NARRABUNDAH COLLEGE (1 July 2022).

VIRGINIA HAUSSEGER IN CONVERSATION AT NARRABUNDAH COLLEGE (1 July 2022).

Virginia Hausseger in conversation with Zainab at Narrabundah College. Virginia is one of Australia's leading journalists and hosts of news and current affairs in both the public and private sector. She is a leading advocate of women's issues and authored one of the Melbourne Age's (newspaper) most important opinion pieces. At Narrabundah College Virginia Hausseger engaged students and staff on her extensive media career, her passion on women's issues and her optimism for the future. Thank you to Virginia Hausseger for spending the time with us and to Zainab for her engaging talent as an interviewer.

https://virginiahaussegger.com.au

18 Jul 2022


Interact - Sri Lanka Uplift (2022)

INTERACT'S OUSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT RECOGNISED.

Danielle from Narrabundah College's Interact Club receives Certificate of Achievement from Ash Pagent (President Rotary - Weston Creek) for supporting the Sri Lanka Uplift program in aid of youth education in eastern Sri Lanka a joint project with Rotary Kalmunai. Eastern Sri Lanka is one of the least developed areas in terms of education and youth, given the current economic and political situation support from Interact increases the impact and support for local youth education. Thank you to Narrabundah College's entire Interact team.

24 May 2022


Information Night (Photos 12-05-2022) Narrabundah College.

INFORMATION NIGHT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS.

Last Night (Thursday 12 May 2022) was Information Night at Narrabundah College. Thank you to all the families that visited us last night and for the interest that you took in our offerings for next year. Thank you too to our peer support leaders for being our cheerful and friendly face as you connected with next year's students and their families. It was a great night and not even the persistent rain could dampen our spirits or the spirits of next year's students.

13 May 2022


FRIDAY CONCERT in the QUAD

FRIDAY CONCERT in the QUAD

Thank you to the music students for your concert in the Quad on Friday. The music was great, the weather perfect and you sure did draw a crowd.

 

10 May 2022


SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE.

SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE.

Thank you to our team of seven students for conducting fundraising efforts for the victims of the humanitarian disaster occurring in Ukraine. Thank you to all students and staff for donating money and buying delicious confectionary packs.

Thank you to our team of seven students for conducting fundraising efforts for the victims of the humanitarian disaster occurring in Ukraine. Thank you to all students and staff for donating money and buying delicious confectionary packs.

22 Mar 2022


PUJA J WINS ICAS GOLD.

PUJA V - WINNER of ICAS GOLD.

Congratulations to Puja V on winning gold for English in the prestigious ICAS competition.

Congratulations to Puja V on winning gold for English in the prestigious ICAS competition.

03 Mar 2022


Jacob Wu

Jacob Wu presents: Darkness and Light

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 13:20-14:00 Auditorium

Jacob Wu Concert Programme.pdf

Jacob Wu

01 Mar 2022


Angus (ABC News Canberra) 18 January 2022

ABC News Canberra. 7.00pm Tuesday 18 January 2022.

Angus graduates from Narrabundah College having completed the full two-year International Baccalaureate. Angus reflects on his achievements and progress at Narrabundah College during the 7.00pm news broadcast on ABC TV Canberra News on Tuesday 18 January 2022. Thank you, Angus for your participation and achievements over the last two years.

22 Feb 2022


IB Dux 2021

IB DUX.

Lucy G and Amber C are our joint IB duxes for Cohort 2021 with an IB score of 43 - 99.45. The entire cohort is to be congratulated achieving a median of 34 (91.30) which is above the world mean of 32 (87.70).

11 Feb 2022


CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL NARRABUNDAH COLLEGE STUDENTS

Congratulations to all our students who graduated in 2021 after 2 difficult years - all can be proud of their achievements.

Congratulations to Ananya A and Elanor P who topped the ACT with an ATAR of 99.95.

This is the fifth year in a row that our students have topped the ACT, four of which were by two Narrabundah students achieving these outstanding results.

The results for 2021 were excellent:

  • 20 students attained an ATAR over 99
  • 65 over 95
  • 115 over 90
  • 217 over 80 (57.9%) - entry requirement for ANU
  • 316 over 65 (84.3) which is the entry requirement to UC

19 Jan 2022


International Baccalaureate results 2021

Lucy G and Amber C are our joint IB duxes for Cohort 2021 with an IB score of 43 – 99.45.  The entire cohort is to be congratulated achieving a median of 34 (91.30) which is above the world mean of 32 (87.70).

17 Jan 2022