To further our students’ global outlook, studying a language is compulsory from Years 7 to 8. Students learn either Japanese or French from Year 7, and both languages are available in the VCE.

Studying a language can be one of the most rewarding parts of high school, with additional languages allowing students the opportunity to travel and work overseas as well as make friends with people from different cultures. 


Elwood College offers a rich co-curricular program that allows students to explore their talents while building friendships and social skills. We find that developing students’ confidence through co-curricular activities also results in better academic outcomes.

In the classroom and beyond, students are encouraged to take advantage of our renowned music and arts program, a range of sports, debating, school camps - including competitive sports camps -  and international study tours