Earlier this year Elevate Education ran seminars with our senior students on organisation and study skills. This term they will be visiting again on Tuesday 6th September. The focus of this session is “Ace your exams” and will include: Highest value exam preparation tasks Fixing mistakes to ensure constant improvement… Read More


Welcome Back... and It's Excursion Time!  And welcome back to Languages in Term 3. If you are in Year 8 you can look forward to investigating topics such Food and School and celebrating your studies with an excursion to the city at the end of the term. We will be… Read More


Literacy across the school is as palpable as ever and has been showcased heavily in our two major ventures within the Independent Reading program – Literature Circles and Textageddon where there is a greater focus on reading, writing and confidence in engaging in open and critical discussions. How Does Literature… Read More


We’ve had an exciting start to Term 3 in Science with classes participating in a range of engaging experiments exploring forces, electricity and cells. Our Year 7 students have been busy designing and creating parachutes to test the effect of different variables on the time they take to land. In… Read More


It has been a busy start for the Pathways team in term 3. On Tuesday 12th July, the Year 9 students attended an excursion to Box Hill Institute, Lilydale Lakeside Campus, as part of their Pathways Program. A number of workshops were offered including Nursing, Hospitality, Automotive, Creative Arts, Horticulture… Read More

A recent highlight for Mooroolbark College's EAL and Burmese community is undoubtedly the Performing Arts Camp early this term - 25 incredibly talented Chin students all together on a camp, enjoying every minute of the 3-day intensive rehearsal and taking every opportunity to spread their genuine passion for music and… Read More


Our year 7 students were incredibly lucky to have an author visit in the first week of term. We are currently studying a collection of short fiction called Things a Map Won’t Show You. One of the stories, Learning to Fly, is by Sofie Laguna and she was able to… Read More

On Thursday, July 28, the Business Management and Accounting students travelled to the Yarra Glen Chocolaterie, and Healesville main street.  The excursion provided an opportunity for the Business Management and Accounting students to explore Unit One and Unit Two course content within an operating business and a business district.  Students spent… Read More

Hello friends, We know that coming out of two years of Covid isolations and lockdowns, the mental health of our adolescents remains vulnerable. Dr Michael Carr Greg, one of Australia’s best known adolescent psychologists, has the following advice on supporting the mental health of young people. Regular exercise. Exercise is… Read More

Year 11 VCAL Literacy visited the city on Tuesday to support their Road to Solo and Homelessness units. After exploring the interactive Road to Zero exhibition at the Melbourne Museum, we headed to The Big Issue to hear first hand experiences of homelessness and how The Big Issue provides those… Read More