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For The Parents


The general office or reception is open from 8:15 am to 4:15 pm Monday to Friday throughout the
school term.

The office phone number is (03) 5945 1433 and the email address is

New Parent Information

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Pakenham Secondary College operates a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Program. This program ensures every student has ‘anywhere, anytime access to innovative learning resources. It will also allow teachers to engage students in quality e-learning activities in class, and ensure they are
prepared to enter a technology-rich world.


Additionally, with the combination of DET’s eduPass solution and Microsoft Office 365 initiative, students will have free access to a catalogue of software to download and install on their personal machines.

The Department of Education and Training has a list of authorised suppliers for computers and hardware for schools. These are reputable companies that have been tested and approved by DET. Pakenham Secondary College use Edunet as its preferred supplier.

Edunet has an online purchasing portal that has been specifically designed for school environments.
The online portal is set up as a step-by-step system allowing you to select your device, accessories (if applicable), extended warranty and insurance. It also offers flexible payment methods.

Please click here to find out more about our One-to-One Netbook program, Edunet portal details, purchase specifications and pricing, significant dates for ordering, frequently asked questions and to use the access code.

It is not compulsory to order a device through our BYOD portal. If you purchase a device outside of the portal, your child will still receive technical support from our technicians, however, any damage or warranty issues will need to be handled externally.

Details of the recommended laptops will be provided in your enrolment pack, which will be sent shortly, but if you require further clarification, please contact our office on (03) 5945 1433.


Resource List

Our preferred supplier is Campion. Please visit our Booklist page for more information.


All students attending Pakenham Secondary College need to wear the correct uniform to and from the College. This also applies when there are excursions unless permission for the free dress has beengiven. The P.E. Uniform is for P.E. only and students will need to change into this uniform during
their P.E. period.


Any student who is not wearing the correct uniform will need to obtain a Uniform Pass by bringing a note signed by their parent/guardian and handing this to their team leader prior
to school start. Failure to do this may result in a detention.


The Uniform Shop is located on the Campus behind the Gymnasium and can be contacted on 0419 400 644. It is open on Wednesday afternoons from 1pm to 4pm and Saturdays (during school terms) from 9am until 1pm. For more information relating to the Uniform please visit our Uniform page.


Compass is our portal where we post important information and where you can update your child/s
absence, check the work that they need to complete, contact teachers, download reports when available and more.


Click here to access the Compass portal. There is also an app that you can download for your phone,
search for ‘Compass School Manager’.

Please feel free to call the College with any questions you may have on (03) 5945 1433. Our office staff will be more than willing to help you as best they can.

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Home Group Program Year 7  2025


In Term 1, 2025 Year 7 Students will participate in our Home Group Program. One of the main aims of this Home Group Program is to further develop positive connections for Year 7 students and our College, as well as to assist Year 7 students with their transition from primary to secondary school. 

The Home Group Program will be in place for Term One only.

Please note that as a result of this important program, during Term One, Year 7 students will be required at school each day for an 8:35am Locker Bell. Year 7 Home Group will then commence at 8:45am and last for 8 minutes allowing Year 7 students to then access Period 1 with all other students at the College for 8:55am. 


Payments can be made via credit card, BPay or Eftpos. Please contact our office on 5945 1433 for further details.

Unwell Students

Please remind your child to ask their teacher if they can visit Sick Bay if they are feeling unwell during school time. Students are not to contact parents directly. Our First Aid Officer will contact parents and ensure that correct protocols are followed.

Student Absences

Please visit our Attendances and Absences page for information.


Please click here to see the canteen price list.

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