Elisabeth Murdoch College

Transition

Our Information Night is on Wednesday 9th of October 2019. This session will give you an opportunity to meet our Principal and learn more about our transition process. Due to the large number of families, there will be two sessions being held in our auditorium at the following times:

Langwarrin, Cranbourne South, Pearcedale & Woodlands Primary Schools from 5pm until 6pm

Langwarrin Park and all other Primary Schools from 6pm until 7pm

On the Information Night, you will receive a transition pack that includes important information regarding your child’s enrolment, booklist, college fees, camp & CSEF application process. The documentation you receive will be required to be completed and returned to our college no later than Friday 1st November 2019. Along with this documentation you will need to provide copies of the following:

  • Your child’s birth certificate or passport
  • Copies of THREE documents from the list below
  • A copy of signed rental agreements and bond receipt or unconditional contract of sale of your current residential address. Documents provided need to be in the name of the custodial parents/guardians of the student.
  • Electoral enrolment confirmation
  • Council rates notices (no more than 3 months old)
  • Water bill (no more than 3 months old)
  • Victorian driver’s license
  • Health care card
  • Current documentation from Centerline stating address ( less than three months old)

*Department of education guidelines state we cannot accept statutory declarations in lieu of any of the above requested documents. **Additional information regarding the documents required will be discussed in further at our Meet the principal night

Enrolment applications may not be successful if the requested documentation is not provided to the college by Friday 1st November 2019.

 

Orientation Day

Orientation Day is on Tuesday 10th of December.  On this day students will find out their class for 2020 meet their home group teacher whom will be able to assist with any questions they may have about secondary schooling and what to expect.


Details about the Orientation day are below
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When: 10th of December from 8:30am - 2:45pm

Where: Meet in the main courtyard, outside the auditorium at 8:30am, you will be dismissed from here at 2:45pm in the afternoon

Wear: Primary School Uniform

Bring: Hat, drink bottle, extra snacks and lots of enthusiasm

Lunch: A salad roll will be provided for lunch

Show bag: All students will receive an EMC bag with some stationary and a map

Activities: Will be decided on by the subschool that you are allocated to. There are lots of fun activities organised.


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.


Specialist Programs

Elisabeth Murdoch College has introduced a range of specialist programs to cater for those students with specific learning interests. For more information on each program, please use the link below:

https://www.emc.vic.edu.au/elisabeth-murdoch-college-learning-and-pathways/middle-school-special-programs.html