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Changes to Priority Enrolment Area (PEA) for Kambah residents

The Education Directorate monitors population changes and trends across the ACT and looks at how these changes affects student enrolment in our public schools.  At times, this results in changes to the Priority Enrolment Areas (PEAs) - that is, which suburbs feed into which local school.

Currently, the PEA for residents of Kambah is shared between The Canberra College and Lake Tuggeranong College.  Population changes brought about largely because of the development of Molonglo mean that Kambah’s PEA needs to change.  From the commencement of the 2018 school year 2018 Kambah residents will be a shared PEA suburb for enrolment into Lake Tuggeranong College and Erindale College.

For many Kambah residents this change will be irrelevant as they have already made choices to enrol at either Lake Tuggeranong or Erindale College.  This does not mean that Kambah residents will be unable to apply to attend Canberra College. It just means they will not have priority for enrolment but  their applications will be considered with other non-PEA applications.  This information will be affirmed through the Tuggeranong and South-Weston high school communities in coming days.

Proposed changes to PEAs for a number of schools across the Territory for the 2018 school year can be found on the ACT Education Directorate website. http://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/enrolling_in_an_act_public_school/priority_placement_areas

Posted on 24 Mar 2017


Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent Teacher night is THURSDAY 30 March 3:45-7:00 pm

Emails were sent on WEDNESDAY with details on how to access the Parent Teacher Online booking system

Posted on 23 Mar 2017


Athletics carnival cancelled

Thursday's scheduled athletics carnival has been cancelled due to the forecast rain.  It will be a normal school day.

Posted on 21 Mar 2017


MSATT facility

MSATT Launch at Mt Stromlo

Last Friday (17 March 2017)  the McNamara-Saunders Astronomical Teaching Telescope (MSATT) was launched.  Read an article by the ABC News about the project here http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-17/new-teaching-telescope-at-mt-stromlo/8362848

Posted on 20 Mar 2017


Athletics Carnival

DATE: Thursday 23 March 2017
VENUE: Woden Athletics track – Ainsworth St, Phillip
TIME: 9.00am-3.00pm
TRANSPORT: Students to make their own way to and from the venue.
Students from Tuggeranong can stay on their route bus and go through to Woden Interchange. They can then
walk up past the units and the Cemetery to the track.
COST: Gold coin. Pay at the gate (to cover the ground hire cost)
The Athletics Carnival is a normal school day and, consequently, the Education Directorate requires an explanation
in writing of your child’s absence if they do not attend.

Posted on 20 Mar 2017


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