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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. MCSS provides a rich education for 21st century learners, supporting students to Connect, Learn and Thrive.

23 Jun 2022

Updated MCSS School Bus Timetable

From the start of term 3, Monday July 18 2022, there will be an updated MCSS school bus timetable to better suit the needs of our students on both campuses.

View all MCSS school timetable updates here.

MCSS Senior Campus

  • 1048 - now leaving school at 3:30pm (currently 3:10pm)
  • 1049 - now leaving school at 3:30pm (currently 3:20pm)
  • 1068 – now leaving school at 3:29pm (currently 3:22pm)
  • Minor updates to timings of routes R3, 41, 42 and 43 in the afternoon

MCSS High School Campus

  • 1048 - now leaving school at 3:33pm (currently 3:13pm)
  • 1049 - now leaving school at 3:27pm (currently 3:17pm)
  • 1068 – now leaving school at 3:32pm (currently 3:25pm)
  • Minor updates to timings of routes R3, 41, 42 and 43 in the afternoon
For more information visit Transport Canberra https://www.transport.act.gov.au/

25 May 2022

2023 Years 7 - 12 Prospective Families School Tours

Dear Community

We are excited that the ‘season of enrolments’ is nearly upon us!

Although we will not be holding physical information evenings this year (in order to keep everyone as safe as possible) we have provided a short video to help you to get to know our staff, our school and what to expect when your young person starts at Melba Copland Secondary School in Year 7 or Year 11 (or any other year!)

We are able to host some school visits and tours for students in the coming months.  There are very limited spaces available and bookings can be made via the link on this page.

If you prefer reading, then please just click here to see what you need to prepare so that you are ready to enrol.

You might also like to check out our videos from 2021 to see some of the amazing opportunities our school offers. Melba Copland Secondary School Video.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Kerrie

To book a school tour please click on the link below.

https://sobs.com.au/pt3/parent.php?schoolid=588

30 Mar 2022

Enrolments for Year 7 and Year 11 2023

Dear Community

We are excited that the ‘season of enrolments’ is nearly upon us!

Although we will not be holding physical information evenings this year (in order to keep everyone as safe as possible) we will be providing you with some virtual opportunities to get to know our staff, our school and what to expect when your young person starts at Melba Copland Secondary School in Year 7 or Year 11 (or any other year!)

We will post a release date for these opportunities at the start of next term and expect to have information available here, on our website, within the first four weeks of Term 2.

We are very hopeful that we will be able to host some school visits and tours for students in the coming months.

In the meantime please click here to see what you need to prepare so that you are ready to enrol.

You might also like to check out our videos from 2021 to see some of the amazing opportunities our school offers. Melba Copland Secondary School Video.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Kerrie

Contact

High School Campus (Yrs. 7-9): 15 Conley Drive, Melba ACT 2615

Senior Campus (Yrs. 10-12): 97 Verbrugghen Street, Melba ACT 2615

Enquiries:
Phone:
+61 2 6142 0333
Fax: +61 2 6142 0343
Email: school.information@mcss.act.edu.au

All student absences via email: MCSS.StudentServices@ed.act.edu.au

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