Margaret Jurd College [MJC] is a Ministry of the Uniting Church in Australia. MJC is a registered Non-Government Secondary Special School established to support young people with mental health and / or life disadvantage that prevents them from succeeding in mainstream school.
Our students are those young people who present with challenging behaviours that lead to their exclusion from mainstream schools. They have diagnosis at a level that gives them disability status, making them eligible for enrolment at a special school; these include Reactive Attachment Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autism to name a few.
Margaret Jurd College is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The principal objective of the College, as set out in its Constitution, is the development and delivery of services, programs and facilities to provide, on the basis of need and irrespective of race, religion, gender, philosophy, cultural background or other diversity, a high level of care, education and welfare for young people who are excluded from mainstream education. [more]