News & Events


Year 7 Information Night

Monday 5th December 2016 @ 7pm Senior School Lecture Theatre We welcome all parents, guardians and students of the Year 7 Class of 2017 to attend our Information Night. This will give you the opportunity to meet the staff who will be involved in the care and education of your child for the beginning of their secondary education.

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Orientation Day 2016

Tuesday 6th December Year 7 Centre @ 8:50am Students will meet on the green concrete area at the end of the Year 7 Centre by 8:50am sharp. They will attend a brief assembly at 9am and then be directed to their classes and activities for the day. Students are required to wear their Primary School uniform, bring some paper, pens and pencils and lunch for the day. Students will be…

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End of semester concert

On December 1st, 2016 the Y10 Music Elective and Instrumental Music students are holding an end of semester concert for family, friends and the wider school community. The concert will start at 6:30pm in room B12. It would be fantastic to see as many people come along and support the fantastic talent we have here at Pakenham Secondary College!

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Playing at Nar Nar Goon Primary School Twilight Carnival

Pakenham Secondary College music students have again been invited to perform for the Nar Nar Goon Primary School community at this year’s Twilight Carnival. We will be performing on an outdoor stage from 4:00 – 5:30pm Friday the 11th of November. We will have students from Y7 through to Y11 representing the college performing solo, as well as in small groups and full rock bands. This is a free public…

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R U OK? Day

This Thursday, 8th of September, is R U OK? Day. Asking “are you ok?” can make a difference. Regular, face-to-face conversations can help us to build and maintain strong relationships with friends and family. In turn, research shows that people with these strong relationships are more likely to cope with life’s ups and downs.   By giving teenagers the confidence to start conversations regularly and with real care, they can…

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French Day

Thursday, 1st September is Annual French Day at Pakenham Secondary College. The day will involve a visit from a traditional French Breton crepe maker. Year 7 students will practice key language expressions learnt in the classroom and follow the appropriate cultural convention to place their crepe orders. Throughout the day, students will also participate in a range of activity sessions designed to extend their knowledge and appreciation of the inter-relationship between…

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School Reports now on Compass

School reports are now available on Compass, the school communication platform. The Compass parent portal is the primary way of communication between the school and home, using your unique username and password. Contact the school office if you need assistance on how to access the portal. There are a number of parent modules available on Compass and the school will be rolling these out over the next twelve months. The modules that are available right…

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Concert at PSC

Join us at a live music performance on Wednesday 15th June at 6:30pm – Room B12 Instrumental Music and Elective students have been hard at work, rehearsing and polishing their repertoire over the last several months. The program encourages real world experiences of live music performance and for that reason they have held multiple lunch time concerts gaining confidence and developing individual skills. They are now ready to perform to…

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Playing Chess

Chess Tournament…it’s on again

Our college chess team is gearing up once again to host the next chess tournament on the 10th June 2016. The tournament will see over 30 students from three schools join Pakenham Secondary College in the competition. Participating schools are: Mentone Grammar Chairo Christian School – Drouin St Paul’s Anglican Grammar – Warragul Melbourne High School   Did you know chess develops great thinking skills? Playing chess… Improves concentration and…

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VCAL students running TRUGO clinic at Pakenham Show

Teacher Laura Henderson together with VCAL students will be running a TRUGO clinic at the Pakenham show this Saturday in conjunction with the Victorian Trugo Association. Trugo is a ‘true blue aussie game’ played on a grass court by hitting rubber rings with a wooden mallet from one end of the green to goal posts at the other. It is like a cross between croquet, wood chopping, lawn bowls and AFL…

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