Elisabeth Murdoch College


Transition Dates Year 6 to 7 2021

Important dates for students going from Year 6 to 7 for 2020-2021 are in the table below.

Please note that you cannot enrol a grade six student through the secondary school. Forms are distributed and collected by your primary school. The state-wide placement timeline stipulates that secondary schools do not distribute copies of the Application for Year 7 Placement form.




EMC Open Night





EMC School Tour

Cancelled untill further notice

Book online via our website


Transition information Pack

Handed out from Tuesday 14th April

Handed back on Friday 15th May

Application forms for Year 7 placement handed out by your primary school.

Parents and carers return Application for Year 7 placement to Primary school

Notification of Secondary College for 2021

Wednesdays 5th August

Primary Schools notify parents and carers of Year six students of their allocated secondary College for Year seven in 2021

Specialist Programs*

Applications Opening on Thursday 6th August

Application Close Friday 14th August at 4pm

Applications open online via our website for any student who have been offered a position at EMC in year 7 in 2021 to apply for a position in one of our specialist programs.

Application for specialist programs close at 4pm. No late applications will be accepted.

*Further details of the specialist program application process for our 2021 specialist programs will follow at a later stage. These date to follow will include Interview dates, testing dates and auditions.

Please continue to check back often as dates are subject to change or be added at any time.

More Information

Information regarding the transition from Grade Six to Year Seven from the Department of Education can be found on their website by following this link http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/studentmanagement/transitions/Pages/transitions.aspx

Elisabeth Murdoch College has a zone in place, this can be viewed at http://www.emc.vic.edu.au/elisabeth-murdoch-college-enrolments/school-zone.html. When there is insufficient accommodation at a school for all students who seek entry, students will be designated to the secondary school that is the closest proximity to their permanent address.