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Legal Studies student recognised

In today’s paper… Local law firm, Duffy and Simon acknowledge Cardinia’s talented Legal Studies students. Congratulations Kawishka Hewa-Dewage!   Read full article on this link.

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School Council Elections and Call for Nominations 2021

An election is to be conducted for members of the School Council of Pakenham Secondary College. Nomination forms may be obtained by contacting the School and asking for Jackie Stewart. They must be lodged by 4.00 pm on Monday, 22nd February 2021 The ballot will close at 4.00 pm on Monday, 8th March 2021. Following the closing of nominations a list of the nominations received will be posted at the school. The…

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Student Musical Showcase

Student Musical Showcase

During the year of remote learning, we are super proud of our music students, as it has been extra difficult to learn under the COVID way. Check out their video performances.   Guitar Ensemble piece Nielle Andrei Basco 11.3 & Lillian Mae Basco 11.3 ‘Classical Gas’ – composed by Mason Williams Piano Solo Yifei Wang 07.4 ‘Merry Go Round of Life’ from Howl’s Moving Castle – composed by Joe Hisaishi…

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Mental Health Resources for the School Holidays

It’s been a big year and these guides provide tips to continue looking after your children’s mental health and wellbeing over the school holidays and services to reach out to if you need support. Guide for parents and carers Guide for students

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Hands-on Projects by the Year 10 Pathways Numeracy Class

The Year 10 VCAL students have been busy with a number of terrific projects beautifying the College grounds. These projects have the main purpose of providing students with engaging hands-on projects that require the application of maths skills and the development of their numeracy skills. The learning outcomes are many: Numerical Skills and Processes; Planning and Organising; Measurement, Representation and Design   Raised Vegetable Garden Beds Our Year 10 VCAL…

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Biodiversity Garden Project

The Environmental Science class has been allocated a garden area with exotic plants and weeds (and a number of rabbit warrens) that will be converted to a native – endemic species ‘Biodiversity Garden’. The project is focussed on increasing the biodiversity of plant species on the school grounds, which will, in turn, provide habitat for native insects, birds and small reptiles such as lizards.   Students have researched the types of…

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Booklists now available

Head over to and enter code FJG2 to order. Click below to learn about COVID safe deliveries. Campion changes to delivery options   Download booklist on the links below, but remember you must order online. Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Early English – Year 10 to VCE VCE  

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R U OK? day is Thursday 10 September 2020. It’s a national day of action when we remind Australians that every day is the day to ask, “Are you OK?” if someone in your world is struggling with life’s ups and downs. The message for R U OK?Day 2020 is:   ‘THERE’S MORE TO SAY AFTER R U OK?’ 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone and circumstances have made…

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Tricky Lettering

Last week students have been completing a task called tricky lettering. Students use tone and perspective to trick the eye into believing the letter is rising from the page.

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