College Community Christmas Carols

Carranballac hosts its annual Community Christmas Carols event on Tuesday 17 December at our Boardwalk school from 6pm.  Students are invited to perform on stage with their class and families are encouraged to bring a picnic blanket, basket of food and share in the celebrations.

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Casual Clothes Day

Students are invited to bring a gold coin on Friday 6 December and come to School in school-appropriate Casual Clothes.  All funds will support the State Schools Relief program, supporting families in need.  This day is arranged by students in the SRC, making contributions to our local community.

Congratulations Tag20 Student Representatives

Congratulations to Katu, Josh and Vuna for your successful selection and participation in the Tag20 2019 Oceania Cup competition.  Katu, Josh and Vuna competed on the weekend of 28 Nov - 1 Dec in what was an excellent demonstration of Tag20 rugby.  More information on Tag20 can be found here.

Last Day of School 2019

The last day of School 2019 will be Friday 20 December.  Students will conclude their day at 1pm.  If you are unable to collect and care for your child at this time, alternate care arrangements can be made through Osh Club after school care program.

Important Health Advisory Notice

Following advice from DET and DHHS we are required to notify our community of a diagnosed case of pertussis (whooping cough) reported within our school. Please click Read More to view a letter from College Director Brendan O'Brien and fact sheet from the Health Communicable Disease Control Branch.

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Run4Fun Colour Explosion

For $2 students may come to school casual clothes Fri 1 Nov for the Colour Explosion Fun Run.  If students have fundraised they DO NOT have to pay $2. If students have not fundraised they are required to pay $2 to wear casual clothes and/or participate in the fun run.

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Billy G's Gourmet Cookie Dough Fundraiser

Buy Cookies, Raise Money, Win Prizes and go in the draw to be the Schools highest fundraiser!!  We are holding a Billy G’s Gourmet Cookie Dough drive as a major fundraiser this term and we ask for your support.  All the funds raised will go to our Parents & Friends Committee.

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Year 9 Careers Guidance

Year 9 students at Carranballac have the opportunity to obtain Careers Guidance and Advice utilising the sophisticated and widely-known career profiling system, Morrisby.  Parent consent is required, click read more to download your consent and return by Friday 6 September.

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Reach For The Stars | Foundation - Yr 5 End of Year Concerts

Rehearsals for our End of Year Concerts for students in Foundation - Year 5 have been a huge hit with students, who are enjoying the uplifting and positive message of 'Reach for the Stars'.  Click Read more for Concert Times and Class Details.

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Compass Update News

We wish to advise families that the Compass School Manager software and App will be undergoing to a series of updates over the coming weeks and into the next term.  For more information please click on read more.

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Literacy and Numeracy Week | Splash of Colour Information for Families

Students are encouraged to wear a splash of colour in theme with our College Values each day during Literacy and Numeracy Week.  Normal School Uniform must be worn each day.  Ideas for A Splash of Colour includes Hair Ties / Ribbons, Coloured Socks, Hats, Bow Tie/Neck Tie, and Wrist Bands

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Literacy and Numeracy Week | Reading is My Secret Power

Literacy and Numeracy Week is celebrated at Carranballac P-9 College from Monday 19 - Friday 23 August.Click Read More for event program and Dress Up Parade information.

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We want our parents to tell us what they think!

Our school is conducting a survey to find out what parents think of our school. The Parent Opinion Survey is an annual survey offered by the Department of Education and Training that is conducted amongst a sample of randomly selected parents. 

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Welcome Trent

We would like to welcome our newest member of the Carranballac P-9 College Wellbeing Team; Trent.  Trent is a male 18 month old golden Labrador Companion Dog and will be a resident at our Boardwalk School during the school day.

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Changes to School Banking

From Term 3, School Banking Day will be Fridays.    Please ensure that from next term, Dollarmites deposit wallets are now brought into school on Friday mornings only

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On Track Music and Hip Hop School Holiday Program

We’ve assembled an awesome collection of Australia’s Hip Hop artists & DJs to teach you all the tricks of the trade to kick-start you into the music biz. You’ll learn how to mix beats, and DJ sessions in a hands-on music program for students from Year 7 - 9.

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Bring a Laptop from Home (Bring Your Own Device) Program

Families with students in Yr 5 - 9 are strongly encouraged to provide their own notebook computer for use at school and home.  This is particularly valuable for senior students to continue to work on major assessments, learning tasks and complete homework tasks.

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Big Science Competition

The Big Science Competition is an easy way to challenge students from years 7 to 10 and track their performance against state or national averages.It’s a multiple choice test of critical-thinking & problem-solving skills, not just factual recall. Click here to register and find out more.

Electives Showcase

An Elective Showcase will be held on Thursday 1 August for students in Year 8 to choose their 2020 Year 9 Elective Classes.2019 Elective Class information is currently on the College website, found under the Curriculum tab.Information will be updated soon.

International Student Program

Carranballac P-9 College is accredited under the Department of Education and Training’s CRICOS registration (CRICOS provider name and code: Department of Education and Training, 00861K). For further information refer to

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