Contact the College on 8366 2800 to make an appointment and visit Enrol Now for 2018 to apply online.
On the 21 of September 2017, Marden Senior College will be conducting an event to mark our 25-year anniversary. The day will consist of an open afternoon, where past and current students and staff, previous Principals and the general public are invited to tour the college and participate in activities. The open afternoon is scheduled from 2-4pm.
The Open Day will showcase Marden Senior College now and in the past. Visitors will be invited to walk around the college, view current lessons and student work on display as well as a showcase of information and artefacts from the past. There will also an opportunity to contribute to a time capsule to be stored for similar celebrations in the future, such as a 50th anniversary in 2042.
The purpose of the Open Day is to bring the Marden community together – past and present staff and students. It will also provide an opportunity for surrounding residents to take a ‘look behind the fence’ and for prospective students and their families to see the school in action.
14 Sep – RUOK? Day
21 Sep – 25 Year Anniversary Open Day 2-4pm
29 Sep – Last day of term 2.30 finish
See all events on our calendar.
Parent-Teacher interviews will be held at Marden Senior College on Tuesday 11 April 2017, 4pm to 8pm.
Interviews for each subject are of 10 minutes duration. Students are welcome to attend with parent/caregivers.
Marden is using an web-based booking system called Parent Teacher On-Line (PTO) to book interview times.
Bookings for interviews are now closed.
A map of parking and where to go for interviews can be found here.
If you encounter any problems using PTO please contact the school office by phone on 8366 2888, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marden Senior College structures, processes and personnel are committed to providing a supportive learning environment for all students.
The range of support services available to students at the college includes:
The Counselling team is available to support students in all matters relating to their enrolment at the college. Course counselling is not only provided to students during their enrolment interview, but is available at any time throughout the year. As student circumstances or interests may change, subjects and loads can also be adjusted to accommodate these changes and support the planning towards a different pathway.
Our confidential counselling service can assist in matters relating to:
· Personal counselling
· Career and pathway counselling
· Health support issues
· Problem solving and decision making
· Conflict resolution
· Study skills, time management
· Referral and advocacy support with a wide range of community agencies
The Assistant Principal can also be accessed for support in some of these areas and for more serious student and staff issues and concerns.
Student Counsellors at Marden Senior College
Senior Leader – Student Services
Teachers can provide students with expert guidance relating to subject specific issues as well as negotiating around assessment requirements should the need arise. They should be the first port of call for a student experiencing some difficulty with a subject matter.
Pastoral Care Worker
The Pastoral Care Worker’s (Chaplain’s) role is one of providing support and encouragement to the school community. Employed by local churches, the Chaplain has a particular interest in the spiritual and emotional life of the school. As a staff member, but not a teacher, the Chaplain provides another means for members of the school community to gain support in these vital aspects of their lives. The Chaplain also plays a role in supporting teachers in school events and excursions, facilitating student activities and providing input in the teaching of ethical and personal development topics.
All students under twenty one years of age are provided with a mentor by the college after enrolment. Mentor support may also be offered to other students who need additional support throughout the year. The mentor is a support person a student can speak with about issues relating to study or other matters of a personal nature. The mentor can personally advise the student or support the student to access other services within the college and beyond.
The Tutorial Centre is available to students who want to access additional learning support – or simply for individual study purposes. Teachers are also available one to one to provide specific subject support at various times of the week. Students can make a booking to see particular teachers at particular times by using the booking system available in the Tutorial Centre.
The Tutorial Centre operates during the day from 8.30 am and is located in the Library.
The district Apprenticeship Broker is able to provide support for students who want to include a traineeship or apprenticeship in their SACE program. The Apprenticeship broker is required to be involved in the organization of any School Based Apprenticeship. They may also periodically provide information about vacancies and employment opportunities available in the local area. To access this service you will need to speak to the Student Counsellors who can arrange an appointment for you.
The SACE Co-ordinator supports students in all matters relating to SACE completion including:
· SACE pattern requirements
· Special Provisions in Assessment
· Assessment policies and protocols around deadlines or breaches of rules
· Exam management
The Library: a great place to work at Marden
The Marden Education Centre Library is the library for the Marden Senior College. The library has a wide range of resources for leisure, fun and educational needs, including books, DVDs and magazines.
Monday to Friday – including before and after school, recess and lunch, and when evening classes are on until 7.00pm.
Teacher librarians and other library staff are available to help with:
· Using computers and programs
· Assignments and class work
· Using various resources, including online databases
· Research skills, study tips and techniques
· Reading resources for course work and general interest
Our school is an NDA School and will proudly stand united against bullying and violence on the 2017 National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence.
National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence at MSC on Thursday 16 March!
- Hear live music
- Have a BBQ lunch
- PLEDGE your action against Bullying and Violence
Take the survey here: Survey Monkey
This survey seeks student feedback to inform a review of practices at Marden Senior College and consequently inform plans for the future.
We value your opinion and appreciate you undertaking this survey that should take 10-15 minutes to complete. Survey closes Wednesday 24 May 2017.
Reward!! Three students who complete the survey will be randomly chosen to win a $20 canteen voucher.
As a college we need to reflect on successes and areas where we can improve.
Parents are invited to provide feedback by undertaking a short online survey via Survey Monkey.
Survey closes end of first week of term (6 May).