Welcome to Sanderson Middle School

Sanderson Middle School is located in Wulagi, Darwin in the tropical north of Australia. The school is located on Matthews Road, Wulagi. We provide education to years 7, 8 and 9 and we have the only Middle Years Intensive English Unit in the Darwin/Palmerston area.

We provide an excellent education in a safe and supportive environment. We encourage our students to be fully prepared to deal with contemporary challenges. We guide our students to act with respect, compassion, integrity and to give everyone a fair go at all times. We ensure that students participate in engaging and authentic learning programs by offering an excellent educational program that meets the needs of every student. The school’s emphasis is on making sure that what students learn is interesting, relevant and achievable with a strong focus on literacy and numeracy.

The Sanderson Trade Center was opened in Semester 2 2020. There is currently three VET courses available to year 9 students:

The schools motto is ‘Excellence in Learning’ and students must demonstrate, through their behaviour, the school’s values at all times.