For Parents and Carers

We are often asked by parents and carers - "What can I do to help my child succeed at college?"

Below you will find links to some useful documents that provide some guidance for parents/carers as we work together to support our students so that they develop and thrive at DC.

Dickson College Parent and Carer Handbook 2021

DC Essentials - study and assignment tips, referencing and plagiarism and information about attendance, scores, appeals and more.

Student Absences

Instead of completing an Absence Form, parents and carers can email dicksonc.absences@ed.act.edu.au

Absence Form

Click here for more information about student absences and required procedures.

Help your teen to thrive at College

Time Management

Dress Code & Uniform Policy

Community Support Services

ACT Senior Secondary Certificate information

At the DC Information Evening in February each year, Principal Craig Edwards delivers a presentation for parents and carers about Dickson College and the ACT Senior Secondary System. The presentation can be downloaded here.