Enrol at Dickson

Enrolling/Transferring - ACT Public Schools

Parents/carers are welcome to apply to enrol/transfer their son or daughter at any time during the school year using an online application form. Full details are available from the Education website.

Dickson College is committed to providing a supportive, innovative and educationally rich learning environment. Together we work to develop informed, vibrant, creative and confident global citizens. Situated in the inner north close to the heart of the city, universities, the parliamentary triangle, the Australian War Memorial and many other national institutions, Dickson College maintains a wonderful blend of tradition and innovation.

This link will take you to the Important Dates page where the enrolment timeline is outlined and you will find useful links including the Online Enrolment/Transfer Form so that you can ensure your place in our school and community.

Dickson College School Enrolment Management Plan

More information can be found on the Education Directorate website here.

College Features

  • Quality education
  • Safe and caring environment
  • School wide focus on well-being and positive education
  • Strong partnerships with local primary and high schools
  • Effective pastoral care programs with community based mentors
  • Tradition of academic excellence with outstanding results
  • Innovative Arts programs and strong links with practising artists
  • United Nations Partnership (national and international issues)
  • Student Leadership Group
  • Talented Sports Program and Outdoor Education
  • Robotics and UAV program
  • Australian School Based Apprenticeships
  • Special Education Centre Foundations Program
  • Dickson College High School and College Transition Program
  • Secondary Introductory English Centre
  • The Refugee Bridging Program
  • Science Symposium and National Scientists in Schools Program
  • Arts Exhibition, Debating, Clubs including: German, Singing, Board Games etc
  • Jazz Band Program & links to Canberra School of Music
  • ACT Schools Constitutional Convention
  • Links with Australian National University (ANU) & ANU Extension
  • Overseas excursions
  • Design Gate Festival
  • Community Garden
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Friendly inclusive diverse community

Courses offered for 2017:

  • Accounting (A/T)
  • Automotive Technology (A/V)
  • Biology (A/T)
  • Business (A/T)
  • Chemistry (T)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Construction Pathways (A/V)
  • Dance Studies (A/T)
  • Design & Graphics (A/T)
  • Drama (A/T)
  • Economics (T)
  • Engineering Studies (T)
  • English (A/T)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) (A/T)
  • Exercise Science (T)
  • Fashion Design and Textiles (A/T/V)
  • Food for Life (A)
  • French (A/T)
  • General Science (A/T)
  • Geography (A/T)
  • Global Studies (T)
  • History (A/T)
  • Hospitality (A/V)
  • Indonesian (T)
  • Information Technology (A/T/V)
  • Japanese (A/T)
  • Latin (T)
  • Legal Studies (A/T)
  • Essential Mathematics (A)
  • Mathematical Applications (T)
  • Mathematical Methods (T)
  • Maths for Living (A)
  • Specialist Mathematics Methods (T) (including Specialist Mathematics Extension)
  • Media Studies (A/T)
  • Metal Technology (A)
  • Music (A/T)
  • Music Advanced (CSM/ANU)
  • Music Industry (C)
  • Oceanography (A/T)
  • Outdoor Education (A/T)
  • Personal Development (A)
  • Photography (A/T)
  • Physical Education (A)
  • Physics (T)
  • Psychology (A/T)
  • Science (A)
  • Social and Community Work (A/V)
  • Sociology (A/T)
  • Sports Development (A)
  • Sports Studies (T)
  • Visual Arts (A/T)
  • Wood Technology (A)


Contact the College:

Dickson College
Phillip Avenue
Dickson ACT 2602
Ph: (02) 6142 0140
Fax: (02) 6142 0166
Web: www.dicksonc.act.edu.au
Email: info@dicksonc.act.edu.au

We are on twitter: @DicksonCollege and @PositiveSchool and also Facebook: www.facebook.com/DicksonCollege