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Casuarina Senior College is a co-educational senior secondary provider located in the northern suburbs of Darwin. In 2016 the College became an Independent Public School, and with this change we are more equipped than ever to ensure that students are receiving the best possible education and schooling experience.

Casuarina Senior College opened in 1973 and has a cosmopolitan population that is reflective of the wider Darwin community. The College draws students from a variety of educational, cultural and religious backgrounds and caters for senior secondary students.

Casuarina Senior College provides a range of educational pathways to engage students and to help them reach their full potential. Casuarina Senior College students have varied aspirations and the College caters for this diversity and enjoys a well-deserved reputation of academic excellence and a welcoming supportive environment.

Students aspiring to university study have a range of academic choices available. Acceleration and high ability programs challenge and extend students. The Centre for Excellence offers high achieving students a choice of two pathways through their senior studies leading to tertiary education. The two available pathways are: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Medicine and Health Sciences. Specialist teachers deliver these programs and each pathway contains specialised courses offering students opportunities for enrichment and acceleration.

Launching in 2018 is the College's High Performance Sports Program for student athletes who are representing their chosen sport at a high level, enabling them to combine their passion for sport with their school studies.

Students seeking employment, apprenticeships and further training are catered for through a broad range of courses. The Vocational Pathways program enables school-based apprentices and trainees to work whilst also completing VET qualifications and their Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) in a flexible and supportive environment. In 2016 the College launched the Darwin Maritime Academy in partnership with the Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy. The Maritime Academy assists students to fast track their maritime careers and the units of competency completed during this course gain credit toward a Coxswain qualification.

The College has an excellent Arts program which is held in high regard and focuses on student participation in local community events. Students participating in the Dance, Drama, Creative Arts and Music programs excel in their chosen field. The Annual Art Exhibition held at the College showcases student work in the Visual Arts, Photography and Fashion Design arena, whilst the annual CSC Spectacular showcases the talents of the College's Dance and Music students.

Casuarina Senior College provides a safe, supportive and challenging learning environment for all students, with a range of personnel available to provide support services.

The College encourages personal development through student participation in a wide range of activities. Individual case management and tracking of student progress is a priority for the College. Staff carefully monitor student achievement and attendance to ensure students are on track to achieve the NTCET, Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) or their pathway to employment.

All students are expected to achieve their personal best and it is our aim to work with students and parents/caregivers to enable a successful transition to university, further training or employment at the completion of their studies.

Please browse our website to gain a sense of our community and the many options we offer our students. We hope you will take the opportunity to contact us and arrange a visit so that you can see for yourself why Casuarina Senior College is the best choice for your son or daughter’s education and why by choosing Casuarina Senior College you are choosing success!

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Casuarina Senior College builds a culture and environment where young adults are confident to take responsibility for their learning. This environment is developed through mutual trust, respect and care between students, staff and the broader community.