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Staff Development Day

Reminder, Friday 14 September 2018 is a Staff Development Day.


Students are not required at school on this day. If parents require their daughter's to be supervised on this day, please contact the College Office on 8724 7300.

Posted: Thursday, 13 September 2018

Athletics Carnival 2018

A reminder that the College Athletics Carnival will be held on Monday, 23 July.

The carnival will be held at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre, Homebush. All students are expected at school at the normal school time for roll call and will board buses to and from the venue; students will return to school by 3:20pm. 

All students are expected in full sports uniform, unless other arrangements have been made (Years 11 & 12 ONLY). Please bring your own recess, lunch and snacks, water, hat and sunscreen.



Posted: Friday, 20 July 2018

Term 2 2018 Commencement Date

School resumes for Term 2 on Tuesday May 1st.

Full Winter Uniform, including the College Blazer are to be worn by all students from Tuesday 1st May when Term 2 begins.

Posted: Friday, 13 April 2018

Open Day Tuesday 6 March

Cerdon College 2018 Open Day


Posted: Thursday, 1 March 2018

Write4Fun Writing Competition

Entry is now open in the 2018 Schools Writing Competition! Students all over Australia are invited to enter their poems or short stories, and battle it out for the great cash prizes on offer.

There is no theme!! Students are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild and write about any topic and any theme. Students from ALL GRADES are welcome to enter - Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Entry is FREE and all entries must be in by the extended closing date of Saturday 31 March 2018.

For further information please visit

Posted: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

The Whitlam Institute 'What Matters Writing Competition' 2018

This competition gives students the opportunity to express their ideas about society and the world. Students can write about anything they feel passionate about and matters to them. Students are required to submit a 400-600 words piece of writing. Entry is free and all entries are acknowledged by a Certificate of Participation from the Institute. There are a number of categories including Years 7&8, 9&10 and 11&12. First prize for each category is $350 and $200 for each category runner-up.

Entries close on May 11, 2018.

For further information, please visit

Posted: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

The Kids Lit Quiz 2018

The Kids’ Lit Quiz is an annual international literature quiz for students aged 10-13 years.

The competition also dubbed the ‘Olympics of reading’ comprises of hundreds of questions on books and everything related to books. Students work in teams of four, and have the opportunity to win lots of prizes. Above all, the experience is lots of fun!

Cerdon College will once again be hosting the Sydney heat. Students interested in participating need to be 14 years and under as of July 1st, 2018 and love reading. They also need to join the Kids Lit Google Classroom page using the code cemeo9i

For further information please visit

Posted: Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Campion Textbook Collection

Campion Textbook Orders can be collected from Chavoin Hall on Thursday, 25 January.

You can collect your order between 9:00am and 12:00pm.

Posted: Tuesday, 23 January 2018

School starting dates for 2018

The school year begins on Tuesday 30 January for all Year 7 students and Wednesday 31 January for all students in Years 8-12. 

Year 7 students need only bring a small notebook for the first day, along with their iPad. Students will be connected to the school network and be given their timetable and handbook. Students will work in their homerooms along with their peer support groups to orient them to the College. 

All parents are reminded that there is NO parking available on the College grounds at any time; please drop your daughter off in Kenyons Rd or alternatively park in one of the surrounding streets and walk your daughter onto the grounds if you wish to accompany her on the first day. 

The swimming carnival will take place on Wednesday, 31 January. All students in Years 7-12 will be expected to attend. Students will need their recess and lunch, towel, College swimming costume and the College excursion bag . Students will be bussed from the College to SOPAC, Sydney Olympic Park and will return to the College in time for the usual afternoon dismissal at 3:20pm. 

Classes begin on Thursday, 1 February for all students.

ID Photos will be taken on Friday, 2 February (Years 7 and 11 only) and Year 7 blazers will be fitted on this day also. 

We wish all students, and their families, a successful 2018.

Posted: Tuesday, 23 January 2018