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With a wide selection of healthy, affordable and freshly prepared meals, the Canteen offers a Summer and Winter menu and also offers students the opportunity to taste different cuisines from around the world.


2017 Canteen Volunteers 
The Canteen is a thriving hub of activity in the College right throughout the year.  If you would like to come in and meet other parents, assist with food preparation or service we would love to hear from you.  We appreciate all help, even if just for a day a Term, from parents and grandparents.  We are preparing the 2017 Volunteer Roster now and look forward to hearing from you if you would be interested in helping us out.  Click Here to download more information about joining the Canteen Roster in 2017.

Online Ordering System

Macquarie College Canteen has a new online ordering system, making a faster more efficient way to order your child’s lunch. Below are the instructions. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the College Office on 4954 6222.

Click Here to go to our online ordering website, School24.

Click Here to download the instruction sheet.

Take Home and Catering Menu

Macquarie College Canteen has fantastic weekly specials that have been made available for bulk take home and catering purchases.

Click Here to download our Take Home and Catering Menu.

Uniform Store

The Macquarie College Uniform Store is located under the Library, just next to the Canteen.  The Uniform Store stocks the full range of the Macquarie College uniform, including both new and second hand uniforms.

  1. Download the Uniform Changes & Transition Schedule 2016-18 – as at February 2016.

  2. Download Parent Information Update – as at November 2016.

  3. Download the 2017 Uniform Store Price List. Updated 6 June 2017 (new approved earrings)

Please note:
Changes to the Uniform List and Prices are anticipated for 2017. Updates will be published here.

For all enquiries, Contact our Uniform Store Coordinator Mrs Nerissa Michell

Phone  (02) 4944 3133

Normal Trading Hours During 2017
Tuesday and Thursday
8.00am to 12.00pm
12.30pm to 4.00pm

Extended Trading Hours – Winter Uniform Requirements

Monday 3rd April – 2.30pm to 6.30pm
Monday 24th April – 8am to 12pm
Wednesday 26th April – 8am to 6pm

Macquarie College is once again pleased to be partnering with The Athlete’s Foot in a School and Sport Shoe program.  

Please also note the extended range of appropriate sport shoes contained in the Parent Information Update.

Request an Enrolment Pack

Please complete the following form to receive an enrolment pack for Macquarie College, which contains:
  1. Application for Enrolment
  2. Prospectus
  3. Fee Schedule
  4. ‘5 Keys to Success’ – Dr Youlden

Campus Tour

We understand that choosing a school for your child is a very important decision. With this in mind, we offer Campus tours to all prospective parents by appointment.

Bookings can be made online (below) or by contacting our Registrar at or on (02) 4954 6222.

Bus Information

The college campus is well serviced by direct bus travel from around the region. The City: Newcastle, Hamilton; The West: Wallsend, Jesmond, Rankin Park; The South: Belmont Charlestown; The Lake: Wangi Wangi, Toronto, Eleebana, Valentine, Warners Bay, Speers Point; and The Lower Hunter: Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Hexham.

Bus operators servicing Macquarie College are as follows:

State Transit: Newcastle, Eleebana, Charlestown, Valentine, Warners Bay and Belmont.
Phone (02) 4974 1600

Hunter Valley Buses:
Maryland, Maitland and Wallsend – (02) 4935 7200
Glendale, West Wallsend, Barnsley and Edgeworth – (02) 4958 2057
Wangi and Glendale to Toronto – (02) 4959 1233

Rover Motors: Cessnock 
Phone (02) 4990 1699

The SSTS (School Student Transport Scheme) provides subsidised travel for eligible school students on rail, bus, ferry and long distance coaches. This can only be used for travel between home and school and does not extend to activities such as school excursions, attendance at pre-schools, mini schools, before and after school care or child minding premises. A subsidy is also available for transport to and from school in private vehicles in areas where there is no public transport. Additional information about SSTS and the Codes of Conduct is available at and

Apply online for a travel pass now:

The Ministry of Transport manages the scheme through its regional offices. Transport operators issue passes to eligible students, and schools liaise with transport providers. A new bus application form (available from student services) must be completed when a student:
  • enrols at the college for the first time
  • progresses from Year 2 to Year 3
  • progresses from Year 6 to Year 7
  • changes name, school and/or address
  • applies for an additional travel pass in a joint/dual custody situation

School timetables and maps can be viewed at
Type in the school name or choose from the sorted list. Select the bus route that operates to the school, access the timetable and view the maps for those services.

Alternatively, you can contact the bus operator directly, give them your address and they will inform you of the closest bus stop for your child.

If you have any further enquiries please do not hesitate to contact Macquarie College office on (02) 4954 6222.