Elisabeth Murdoch College
Elisabeth Murdoch College is located in the suburb of Langwarrin. With a current student population of approximately 1700, enrolment numbers are now consistent following a period of continuous increase for consecutive years as we are positioned as the first choice for local families.
We have a clear focus on improving VCE performance, improving literacy and numeracy outcomes, building teacher capacity, strengthening relationships and improving student transition. The College offers a learning environment that is purposeful and supported so that all students can achieve their best and be positioned for a positive future. Pride, building relationships, challenging learning and community contribution are the core values that guide our work. Students are encouraged to aim high in all aspects of College life.
The broad curriculum caters for the interests and abilities of a diverse range of learning styles and pathways including:
The Murdoch Program (academic focus),
Leaders in Sports Program (leadership and sport focus),
The Collective (performing arts),
Bio-Science and Agriculture & Horticulture Program,
Extensive VCE and VET offerings,
School Based Apprenticeships with an award-winning VCAL program,
Additional opportunities to be involved in state wide national teams and events are also provided to students in areas such as aerobics, sporting teams, debating and robotics, and
Multiple national and international opportunities, e.g. Italian sister school, Nepal community project, Yarrabah (Northern Queensland) Project, performing arts Broadway Tour, overseas student exchange program, central Australia tour, Kalahari (Africa) community project.