Welcome to Melba Copland Secondary School

Melba Copland Secondary School (MCSS) is a dual campus secondary school situated in the West Belconnen region of Canberra, the capital of Australia. It is the only government school in the Canberra region providing secondary education for all students from years 7 to 12, and offering both the International Baccalaureate Middle Years program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP). MCSS provides a rich education for 21st century learners in a context of Excellence, Integrity and Harmony.

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National Health and Physical Education Day 2020

Posted on 26 Aug 2020

Good for Children, Good for Schools and Good for Communities.

HPE Day highlights the importance of HPE in the Australian Curriculum and its influence on the learning, development and the wellbeing of our children and young people. 

Get active, be creative, have some fun. 

Make sure you let everyone know how you celebrated HPE day by posting an image or video with the hashtag #HPEDay via your school’s social channels. 

For lots of great activity ideas and links to great resources make sure you also visit the HPE website.



Young Female Achiever

Posted on 11 Aug 2020

Congratulation to MCSS Talented Athlete Program student Heli Laajoki on being named Young Female Achiever of the Year at the recent Australian X-Country awards. Heli claimed an Australian title in three different categories in the 2019 winter, winning the U16 Classic Sprint, the U16 Rollerski Championships and AUS Interschools Division 3. In addition Heli finished as runner-up at the NSW and ACT U16 Junior Championships, and narrowly missed the podium at the 2019 Joey Hoppet, finishing 4th.
Well Done Heli. MCSS is extremely proud of your achievements.


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