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Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

Pakenham Secondary College is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.  We want children who attend our College to be safe, happy and empowered. As a school we are committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children and have zero tolerance of child abuse.  All allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently with our and the Department of Education…

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65 Roses Day – Raising Funds for Cystic Fibrosis

The College SLC have been busy campaigning for Cystic Fibrosis. Posters have been created and promoted around the school. The 65 Roses Day raises funds for research and clinical improvement programmes. How can you help? Collect a rose order form from your sub-school office or the main office at the student window. Fill out the order form, nominating the recipient you wish to send a rose to Select the quantity…

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We’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary!

Both the College and Pakenham have gone through big changes in the last 50 years. If you are a past student, teacher, staff or associated to the College, join us for the celebration of this significant milestone. 30 May 2017 6-8pm 5-6pm optional school tour. But be quick, limited places available. Booking is essential. More information on this link: Reserve my spot

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Graffiti Education & Life Skills for Year 8s

On 4th May, our Year 8 students will be attending an incursion from Warner Education. The “Graffiti Education & Life Skills” is a fast paced, dynamic program which uses humour and role playing to portray key messages. The program addresses the drivers behind inappropriate social behaviour, incorporating themes of self-esteem, developing resilience and how to manage negative peer influence. During the presentation students learn about: Legislation and definitions – including the…

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May the fourth be with you…

To celebrate all Star Wars movies and fans, the library is running an awesome promotion. Visit the library at lunchtime and collect a raffle ticket for your chance to win one of ten great prizes. Also, first 25 students can watch a Star Wars movie in the library theater. May the fourth be with you!

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Rotary Pakenham Debutante Ball Update

The Debutante Balls, organised by Rotary Pakenham, are being held Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of August at the Cardinia Cultural Centre in Pakenham. Thursday 24th August is also a possibility, to be held at Berwick TAFE. This is to be confirmed. INFORMATION NIGHT is Sunday May 7th at 6pm REGISTRATION NIGHT is Sunday May 28th at 6pm Both at: Pakenham Dance Studio 2/907 Princes Hwy, Pakenham There…

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

Blind date with a book… Year 8 student Lily can’t decide… Our wonderful College Librarians have been hard at work wrapping books for the latest reading initiative – to not judge books by their cover. Students have loved unwrapping the surprise read inside, increasing book borrowings dramatically! Terrific result!

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Anzac Day Assembly 2017

Anzac Day Assembly

Anzac Day, 25 April, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. Anzac Day goes beyond the anniversary of the landing on Gallipoli in 1915. It is the day on which we remember all Australians who served and died in war and on operational service. The spirit of…

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Booking now open for Parent -Teacher interviews

Interim Reports are now available on Compass. Parent Teacher Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th March from 4pm until 8pm in the Senior School building. Book your place through Compass (desktop version only) https://tinyurl.com/km6mmmt Please note teachers Sue Herbert and Janine Lawrance will not be available for interviews.

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