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2015 Semester 2 Test Timetable

The test timetable has been finalised and published for this semester.

Cross line tests will be held over four days - Wednesday 18 November to Monday 23 November 2015.

Cross Line tests are done in the College Gym unless otherwise indicated on the timetable.

The attached document also contains an End of Year Calendar for your information.

Click here for the 2015 S2 Test Timetable.

posted on 16 Nov 2015


Year 12 Graduation and Year 12 Formal

The Year 12 Graduation is on Thursday 17 December at 5.30pm (5pm for students) at the Canberra Theatre. Please ensure you have given your RSVP to Dickson College library staff as soon as possible (no later than 20 Nov). Students can collect tickets from the library and these should be brought along on the night. Year 12 students should also attend the Graduation rehearsal at 1.30pm at the Canberra Theatre, when ATARs will be issued.

Extra tickets: Graduate numbers should be finalised by Handback Day 25 November and we will know by then if we have extra tickets to hand out. Students who have applied for extra tickets should see library staff at the end of Handback Day at 10.45am.

See you at Graduation - it will be a very happy night!

The Year 12 Formal is on Monday 30 November at the National Convention Centre, from 6pm to 11pm. Students should pay $125 to the Front Office as soon as possible. It's such a good night - the dresses, the suits, the arrivals and the food!

posted on 12 Nov 2015


Year 12 Breakfast, Handback Day and Library Clearance Forms

The annual Year 12 Breakfast is on Wednesday 25 November from 8am to 9am.

Come along to the canteen and enjoy a delicious brekky prepared by your teachers as a farewell to you - eggs, bacon, hash browns, toast, fruit, fruit juice and flavoured milk. It's a great start to the day!

The breakfast is followed by Handback Day which runs from 9am to 10.45am. Students attend each of their classes in order from Line 1 to Line 7 (15 minutes each).

Students should also make sure all library resources have been returned and get their Library Clearance Form stamped at the library. This is very important as the college needs to have all textbooks and books returned ready for students next year. The college remains open until Friday 18 December when the school holidays begin.

posted on 12 Nov 2015


Principal Appointment

Dear Parents and Carers

I am pleased to announce that Mr Craig Edwards has been appointed Principal of Dickson College.

Craig has made a significant contribution to the ACT Public Education system. He was most recently the founding Associate Principal at Gungahlin College. Prior to that Craig held leadership positions at Canberra High School, Lake Ginninderra College, and as the Production Manager for the ACT Public Education Schools Arts event Step into the Limelight.

Craig is the co-leader of the ACT Regional Design Hub for the AITSL Learning Frontiers project. In 2008 he was nominated for a Teaching Australia, Excellence in Teacher Leadership award and in 2014 was awarded a scholarship to attend the Sutton/Gates International Summit on Teacher Professional Learning Development in Washington.

Craig has demonstrated a commitment to developing high quality educators and challenging and innovative opportunities for young people. Craig's experience, capacity and commitment leave him well placed to take on the role of principal at Dickson College.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark Bishop for his leadership during term 3. It is anticipated Craig will take up the position at the start of week 3, term 4.

Please join me in welcoming Craig to the position of Principal at Dickson College.

Yours sincerely

Judith Hamilton

North/Gungahlin School Network Leader

23 September 2015

posted on 23 Sep 2015


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