PRINCIPAL WELCOME

Established in 1983, Taminmin College provides an exciting learning environment providing flexible pathways for our students. The College provides comprehensive education from years 7 to 12 and includes a Vocational Education and Training (VET) section. Taminmin also is the only school in the Northern Territory with an agricultural facility. Taminmin College provides success for all students with a range of pathways to access employment and higher education.

The school vision, "promoting high achievement in a safe, disciplined and caring environment" is a focus for our teaching and learning. The school values are encompassed in the acronym REACH. R = respect, E = effort towards excellence, A = achieve your goals, C = caring community and H= honesty. 

Students of high academic potential can experience enrichment, extension and challenge across core learning areas in the Leading Learner program. Support is provided for students to work towards age-appropriate standards in their learning.  The Sports Academy offers specialised education in practical and theoretical aspects of a range of sports for students of high physical ability.

Students in the senior secondary years have a number of pathways to choose from. These include academic, and a Transition to Work program which provides pathways to training and employment with built in flexibility to achieve success. The Centre for Excellence  targets students of high academic ability from years 10 to 12. 

Common year level pastoral care programs and full uniform contribute to a safe but disciplined environment for learning. Taminmin was recognised as one of 16 schools nationally as leaders in MindMatters implementation. 

A 75 ha mixed produce farm gives students opportunities for learning in aquaculture, horticulture and agriculture.  Taminmin College is set in expansive grounds and is a short distance from Humpty Doo township.

Miriam McDonald
Principal