Parkdale College is well serviced by public transport including buses and trains and is easy to access. The Campus is only a short distance from Bayside swimming beaches, and major shopping centres.
Parkdale College is a larger school of around 1800 students a broad range of subjects are taught including Maths, Science, English, the Arts, Japanese and French. The curriculum is enhanced with special programs involving Elite Sports (ESP)Art Enhancement (ARP), Dance, Arts Enhancement program (AEP) Music, Science, Technology, Engineering(STEP).
The College has developed strong links with local universities, Leadership pathways and provides an Experienced International Assistants to support students with transition including Victoria Intensive English Language classes which are provided at on-site English Language Centre Student.
Tutoring, Careers resource centre, International student Buddy program, Chinese speaking Psychologist and Student Wellbeing Team provide support where it is needed.
Extracurricular activities include:
- various excursions around Victoria
- regular city excursions
- surf-safety training
- school music ensembles and theatre productions
- lunchtime activities
- games club
- High Performance programs with national level coaching support
- International Student Leadership program
A range of sports are also offered at the school including:
- Australian Rules Football
- Table Tennis