State of the art facilities

Palmerston College is a modern, purpose built secondary college has two dedicated campuses on spacious grounds.

Our custom built facilities allow students to immerse themselves in College life, allowing them to explore and enrich their areas of interest. From the traditional classroom environment, to the laboratories and sports grounds to the special education centre, our students have all the physical resources at hand to explore where their talents lie.

Whether student’s interests be academic, sporting or artistic in nature, our aim is to foster an environment that challenges, engages and extends our students. A primary goal at College is to prepare and assist our students for their future study options, workforce or career.

Learning areas at the Years 7-9 Campus are in a number of innovative Learning Hubs and Neighbourhood per year level or specialist programs, Where as at the Years 10-12 Campus the facilities cater for young adults with dedicated learning areas or specialization.

Careers Centre

A dedicated Careers Centre ensures senior students are well prepared when making decisions regarding their chosen career pathway.

The Careers Centre is a popular destination, especially for our year 12 students. The centre provides students and parents with up-to-date information on careers, courses and admission requirements from tertiary institutions around Australia.

Commercial & Home Economics

Our students benefit from a range of outstanding specialist commercial and home economics facilities at both campuses, including a commercial-standard kitchens to offer students VET accredited course in Hospitality.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Information technology plays an important role in everyday life at the College.Instructional, creative, assistive and innovative technology tools are seamlessly integrated into the College’s teaching and learning programs, allowing students the chance to achieve academic goals in a way that would not be possible using traditional methods.

Students have access to iPads, laptop computers and interactive whiteboards and are encouraged to make use of these for classwork and related activities.

Library

Two libraries offers a wide range of resources to support teaching and learning within the College. It is a contemporary learning facility designed around the needs of students and staff. The Library provides the flexibility necessary to suit students’ different learning capacities and styles. Differentiated environments allow for individual study and quiet reading and give students the opportunity to learn, develop and use their research skills.

The Library offers access to advanced technology, with print and electronic media selected to support independent and support study and provide a facility where teachers can conduct class research and technology based class activities.

Music Room and Recording Studio

At both campuses, all students have the opportunity to participate musically through a wide array of curricular and co-curricular activities. Our music area features a dedicated teaching space and fully equipped recording studios and instruments.

Science Laboratories

Our dedicated Science Centre includes well-equipped modern laboratories and learning spaces. Maintained by a laboratory technician who works across both campuses, the centres caters for all levels of General Science, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Theatres, Dance Studios

Our custom built theatre complex and dance studios at each campus allows a full performance experience for our students. Theatre features seating for 96 people, a stage, dressing rooms, reception foyer, ticket box and control box room. Dance Studio has a sprung floor, The theatre and dance studio features a fully sprung floor, mirrored walls and bars providing the perfect space for students to perfect their technique and dance rehearsals. The innovative flexible designs means that the stage can be opened and large public presentations and assemblies can be easily accommodated.

Visual Arts

With classes in drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, pottery, painting, digital media and more, the colleges visual arts program consistently stimulates our students’ creativity. Our fully equipped ceramics studio allows students to explore and express their creative talents as well as learn valuable technical skills. Students have the opportunity to develop their technique, skills and an appreciation for art.

Gymnasium

Our two purpose built fully air-conditioned gymnasiums contains facilities and playing courts for a variety of sports including badminton, netball, volleyball, basketball, and gymnastics. Housing climbing ropes and strength and conditioning equipment, there is something for everyone. The gymnasiums are also available for hire to outside user groups.

Oval and Basketball Courts

Our College also has two ovals for Australian Rules Football, soccer and cricket, with two fully covered outdoor basketball courts available at each campus.

Special Education Centre
Pathways & Autism Centre

Campus maps

Years 7-9 Campus
Years 10-12 Campus