News & Events


Doughnut Day for RSPCA

Pakenham Secondary College SLC are raising money for the RSPCA. To do this we are ordering doughnuts from Krispy Kreme. 100% of the profit raised through the selling of doughnuts will help rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home some of the 135,000 animals that come through the RSPCA each year. The options for sale are a box of a dozen glazed doughnuts for $19 or a dozen of assorted (including 6 original…

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Dr Ferghal Armstrong FRACGP

Welcome Dr Ferghal Armstrong – Starting 17 August 2017

Welcome Dr Ferghal As you may be aware, our school was successful in being selected to participate in the Victorian Government’s Doctors in Secondary Schools program. As part of this program, an adolescent-trained GP (general practitioner) Dr Ferghal Armstrong from Black Fish Medical Clinic will be operating on school grounds each Thursday from 17th August to provide free access to primary health care for secondary students at our school. We…

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The College UN Delegation:
From left to right:
Top Row: Kim, Lachlan, Cameron, Oskar and Marlyn
Bottom Row: Jenna, Catherine, Anya, Ashley and Emma

A United Nations experience for Year 10s

The Enhanced Year 10s have recently experienced international affairs in a simulated United Nations Conference held at Monash University. What is a Model United Nations? Model United Nations is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and other multilateral bodies. In Model UN, students step into the shoes of ambassadors from UN member states to debate current issues on the organization’s agenda. While playing their roles as ambassadors, student “delegates”…

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State Finals here we come!

Pakenham Secondary College Chess students traveled to Berwick to play Cardinia’s regional chess tournament at Nossal high school. In the Open Secondary division Pakenham Secondary College took the gold and upset the hosts by 5 points. Danien Kho had the best score with 5 wins out of 7, followed by Victoria Hendrick (4), Tye Xu (3.5) and Amina Hussaini (3). The hosts managed to win the Middle Years division, with our College…

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931 donated items PLUS $234 raised

They have planned, promoted and worked tirelessly to make this a success. All donations were delivered to Pakenham’s crisis relief centre 4Cs. 4C’s PROVIDES Emergency Finance, No Interest loans, Food relief [500+ tonnes in 2013] Emergency Accommodation, Furniture, Clothing, Bedding, Budgeting and financial advice, Debt Liaison, Crisis and long term counseling, and a variety of education, quality of life programs such as cooking, computer management etc. All this is achieved with huge amounts of…

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One Million Stars Project

College students have been busy sharpening their weaving skills for the One Million Stars Project. Each star may appear simple, but don’t let this fool you. With over 20 folds each, it takes about 15-20 minutes to create a single star. We are so proud of our students, who have achieved their goal of creating 1000 stars. These will now be off to a special exhibit to be created during…

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Photos are in!

Following the success of the College 50th Anniversary Celebration, we make available all the pictures taken on the night…including the photobooth. Enjoy! Click here to view photos

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4C’s Canned food Drive & Free Dress Donation Day

  From the Year 9 Enhancement Class We’re involved with the 4C’s which is an organisation that is dedicated to helping homeless and struggling families, every winter the 4C’s have run a Food Drive which our school helps support through the work of our enhancement class. The mission of 4C’s Crisis Relief Centre is to administer honour, generosity and hope through the provision of practical aid to the crisis torn,…

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