Learning

Our commitment is to empower every student to enjoy learning and strive for their personal best. Our curriculum is designed to develop the academic and...
This year is dedicated to helping students feel safe, happy and stimulated at Elwood, giving them the best start for their exciting journey through...
We encourage our students to develop as individuals, building confidence in the classroom while exploring their talents with co-curricular activities....
Elwood College offers a rich co-curricular program that allows students to explore their talents while building friendships and social skills. We find...
Our Middle School Certificate provides a specialised two-year program to engage students and prepare them for the VCE.  Like in the VCE, students design...
Career and subject counselling ensures students move into the VCE with a clear pathway for the future. We encourage Year 10 students to have high...
To further our students’ global outlook, studying a language is compulsory from Years 7 to 10. Students learn Japanese and French in year 7, with most...
Our students consistently achieve excellent VCE results, creating pathways to tertiary study and a successful foundation for their futures. Our...
Personalised learning gives every student a pathway to strive for excellence and enjoy learning success, with extension and support opportunities provided...
When a student shows a particular academic ability, we look to accelerate their learning to whatever degree is necessary, while ensuring they remain...
Our Year 9 students are growing produce to be served at Las Chicas restaurant in Balaclava. In exchange for growing restaurant-quality herbs and veggies...
Year 12 student Joe Krishnapillai spent much of his summer holidays in Japan, including a week at our sister school Obu Higashi High School. Just a day...
Studying Year 11 Literature in the VCE Early Entrance Program, Year 10 student D'Artagnan Holt reports on a grand literary adventure. On Tuesday 22 March...
Elwood College students are encouraged to explore their talents beyond the classroom. This fantastic report by Year 8 drummer Henry Lucas shows how we...
Our renowned music and drama program is led by teachers who are always looking for opportunities for students to build their confidence - on and off stage...
The Elwood College Basketball Academy is an optional, fee-based program offering professional coaching on site before and after school. The academy is...
Our Ski Camp is open to students of all year levels. Year 11 student Sinead Mulcahy reports on a fantastic four days in Mount Buller for the 2015...
Two Junior School students Ruby Woods (Year 8) and Brier McLean (Year 7) attended a Leadership Forum in 2015. Here are highlights from both student's...
Year 9 student Melissa Thomas reports on the 2016 Swim Carnival. Elwood College hosted its annual House Swimming Carnival at MSAC on 18 February. Students...
Year 12 student Tully Mauritzen reports on the Step Up Program, a two-day workshop preparing students for their final year.  We had only completed six...
Students are gaining lifesaving and public safety skills in Year 10, thanks to a partnership with the Elwood Life Saving Club. As part of the Physical...
All our students practice public speaking in the classroom, at school assemblies and house events. For those with a special interest, Year 8 and Year 10...
Cycling over 500 kilometres together through rain, hail and shine is becoming a wonderful team-building tradition at Elwood College. We have participated...
The Year 10 cohort learnt new skills and information, including time management, exam preparation and understanding VCE subjects and ATAR scores. Year 10...
The Elwood College Choir and 2016 Captains represented us beautifully in the Anzac Day ceremony at Elwood Sailing Club. Captains Billie Rae and Nelson...
As part of our innovative It’s Up↑2 Me program, Year 9 can achieve the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. Known as the ‘Duke of Ed’, the program...
Accelerated learning at Elwood College is tailored to the individual. For Josh Caratelli, this means taking a university subject in VCE. The Year 12...