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Centralian SC was established in 2005 and occupies the former Sadadeen High School building officially opened 19 October 1979. With approximately 450 students Centralian SC is co-located and works cooperatively with Charles Darwin University (CDU) to provide quality educational programs and services. Centralian SC values underpin all our work and are as follows: Centralian SC is the largest senior secondary education provider in Alice Springs. The College motto is for “excellence in all that we do”. We believe that a student’s success is dependent upon maximising their learning within the ‘Instructional Core’. This instructional core is the connection between teacher, student and learning. Linking factors include the:
- student’s community connections to family and culture.
- teacher’s relationship with the student.
- teacher’s skill to develop the right learning programs.
To this end, Centralian SC has a team of highly skilled professional and dedicated staff who are offering an extensive range of vibrant courses for students in Years 10 to 12. Our programs are delivered within modern facilities with cutting edge technology, which provides our students with the opportunity to build their own personal learning plan, with real pathways into the workforce, further training or higher education.
Centralian SC has maintained a well deserved reputation for success over many years, with students and staff achieving outstanding results in many fields. Results for students in previous years were exceptional and highlights include:
- ATAR average is maintained above N.T average
- Regularly have the top Indigenous student in the N.T
- Every year we have students ranked in the N.T top 20, with the top 1 in 2010
- Stage 2 results include many students achieving perfect scores
- Indigenous NTCET completion rates are significantly higher than nearly all other schools in the N.T
We also encourage and value student involvement in extra-curricular activities. Students can participate in a wide range of sporting activities, student leadership opportunities, science, mathematics and technology competitions, Wearable Arts competition, art exhibitions, drama productions, study tours and camps. The package of programs provided at Centralian SC aims to develop each student’s self worth and to instil a desire for the pursuit of excellence. It also aims to provide students with a sound basis upon which to make realistic choices in their post-school life.
The learning journey for each senior secondary student is an exciting one and all the staff at Centralian Senior College look forward to sharing in and supporting your son or daughter’s journey.
Constitution Partnerships 2014 Annual Report Centralian Senior College Council The Centralian Senior… Read More.
Centralian Senior College is situated in the Sadedeen area of Alice Springs and offers a wide range of facilities to help the balance between… Read More.
Arrival and Departure Times The College is open from 8:00am to 4:21pm each day with the Library available for extended hours in the evenings… Read More.
Personal Study Habits
Rationale Centralian Senior College students are offered a quality teaching and learning environment that supports academic development and… Read More.
The College is co-located with Charles Darwin University (CDU) on spacious grounds on Grevillea Drive (Alice Springs) and provides all the… Read More.
Responsibilities of Parties
Teachers are required to: • Ensure that each student is issued with a subject Assessment Plan by Week 4 of each course outlining formative… Read More.
Dress Code After community consultation last year, the College Council agreed to adopt a minimum dress standard. The new College Polo Shirts are… Read More.
Dear parents & community members,
Our 2019 school year has had a busy start. Thanks to all members of the College community for your support College at our well attended Meet the Mentor/Teacher Evening in Week 3 and of our recent Whole School Professional Development Day last week. Staff worked with visiting Senior Years Team curriculum officers and colleagues from other local schools to ensure their learning plans and associated assessment tasks supported students to optimise their engagement and achievement in Stage 2 / Year 12 courses. Professional learning from this day will flow through to Year 10 and Stage 1 courses.
Thanks also to parent support at our College Council AGM. Parents Tanya White, Lauren Winter and Tanya Becker were elected to Council, joining continuing members Liz Hay and Janette Gunner. Belinda Harding is the staff representative and Fred Richardson continues as Invited Member, with Student Representative Council members sharing the role of representing students at monthly Council meetings. The next meeting is Tuesday 30 April from 5:30pm in the conference room – parents are welcome to attend Council meetings.
Tony Collins — Principal
- Fri 12 April Last day of Term 1 - Term 1 reports mailed home
- Tue 23 Apr Term 2 classes commence
- Thu 25 Apr ANZAC Day holiday
- Mon 6 May Queen's Birthday holiday
- Fri 17 May Term 2 Work Completion check mailed home
- Mon 20 May Year 10 VET Intensive week. No Year 10 classes operate.