The College provides a number of options for students studying their NTCET
- Academic programs across the range of curriculum areas for students wanting to enter university
- A Vocational Pathways program for students who want to undertake a school based apprenticeship which combines school, Vocational Education and Training and employment.
- Options to combine academic programs and Vocational Education and Training
The College has a number of programs which provide specialisations for students
- Centre for Excellence in Medicine & Health Sciences - a program for high ability students interested in medical or allied health fields
Centre for Excellence Elite Sports Program - a program for elite student athletes
- Centre for Excellence in English, Humanities and Languages
- Centre for Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- A vibrant Visual and Performing Arts program (Dance, Visual Art, Drama, Creative Arts, Photography, Music)
- SEDA - CSC is the host school for students in Years Ten, Eleven and Twelve wishing to pursue a career in sport and recreation (Certificate II, III and IV in Sport and Recreation)
- Vocational Pathways - school based apprenticeship program
Darwin Maritime Academy
- Outdoor Education and Physical Education
- Indonesian, French, Tagalog and Japanese languages (including options for Year Nine students from Sanderson and Dripstone Middle Schools)
Casuarina Senior College has a number of structures and supports in place to encourage and assist students while at school. These include:
- Support personnel - Year Level Coordinators, Youth Worker, Counsellor, Nurse, AIEW, Defence Transition Mentor, Careers staff and Vocational Learning Coordinator
- Defence Transition Mentor to assist students from Defence families
- Study Centre in the Library with tutor support available
- Clontarf Academy to support Indigenous males
Stars Academy to support Indigenous females
- Henbury Outreach Program
Facilities at the College
- New specialist Science annexe and refurbished Science block
- Well-equipped gymnasium & climbing wall
- Specialist Dance studio
- Technical Studies areas including automotive workshop
- Hospitality kitchens
- Specialist ICT laboratories
- Career Advice Centre
- Disability access
- Student Leadership programs
- School Sport
- Canoeing trip down the Ord River
- Kakadu bushwalk
- Tasmanian Bushwalk
- Interstate and international excursions
- Bare Sand Island - Turtle Tour
- Hosting exchange students
Performances and Exhibitions
- Dance students perform in a wide range of community events such as Darwin Festival, Sea Breeze Festival, multicultural days/events
- Drama performances at Years Ten, Eleven and Twelve
- Creative Arts production
- Visual Arts Exhibition
- CSC's Talent Quest competition
Involvement in Academic Competitions
- Debating and Public Speaking competitions
- Engineering Challenge
- Brain Bee, Rio Tinto Big Science Challenge, University of New South Wales ICAS competitions, Chemistry Titration Challenge
- National/International Youth Science Forum
- Students must attend all timetabled classes.
- All students are expected to arrive on time.
- Year Ten and Eleven students are to remain on campus at all times.
- If students become ill at the College they must go to Reception.
- Students wishing to leave College grounds during the day, must have permission from their parent or guardian and must sign out through the Reception.
- Dependent Students: Parent/guardian is requested to provide notification to the College by phone, email or a letter with an acceptable reason for student absence.
- Phone 8983 7500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Independent Students: It is your responsibility to notify the College using the information above.
- A medical certificate is required after an absence of three or more consecutive days or for an extended period of absence due to illness.
- The Bookroom sells stationery and is a security area for bags.
- Student information is placed on the noticeboard outside the Bookroom.
School Hours 2016
Monday 8:45am - 2:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am - 2:00pm (Year Ten)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm (Year Eleven and Year Twelve)