Elwood College provides a wide range of academic offerings to students in the Senior School. All students in Years 11 and 12 are enrolled in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) and are encouraged to aim for completing the VCE Baccalaureate. Our program is further strengthened by our student-centred, passionate and hard-working teaching staff across all subjects.

The subjects we offer at Elwood College are as follows:

  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese First Language (after school)
  • Computing
  • English
  • English as an Additional Language (EAL)
  • English Language
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Further Maths (Year 12 complement to General Maths in Year 11)
  • General Maths (Year 11)
  • Geography
  • Health and Human Development
  • History Revolutions
  • Japanese
  • Legal Studies
  • Literature
  • Maths Methods
  • Media
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Studio Arts
  • Theatre Studies
  • Visual Communication and Design

To access the official VCE study designs for any of the above subjects, please refer to the VCAA website.

In addition to the above subjects, we have several students undertaking subjects outside of school through VET options and the Victorian School of Languages.

We are very proud of our record of sustained VCE success over the past decade at Elwood College. This sustained, year-on-year improvement was recognised in 2019 when The Age newspaper crowned Elwood College as the ''Schools that Excel' state-school winner for Melbourne's south.

Furthermore, our 2019 VCE results continued this trend of improvement. Our median study score edged ever closer to 31, we had more students than ever before achieve ATARs above 80, multiple perfect scores in individual subjects and most importantly, an increasingly positive and collaborative learning environment throughout the Senior School based on mutual trust and respect for.

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