Mordialloc College Since 1924
Mordialloc College is a secondary Years 7–12 co-educational college located in Melbourne’s south-east
We provide quality education with high expectations and multiple pathways for students to achieve a successful career. We have a dedicated and skilled teaching team at the College and the academic progress and wellbeing of every student is of the utmost importance to us. The size of the College, and the emphasis on developing and maintaining positive relationships with students, means that each child is known as an individual.
Mordialloc College is a member of the exclusive Academy of Accredited SEAL (Select Entry Accelerated Learning) Schools. This membership enables highly able students to receive an even more challenging and rewarding educational experience.
The College has a new two storey Year 7 and 8 Learning Centre including 12 classrooms and 2 Science Labs which opened at the start of Term 2, 2022. In addition:
We have a refurbished senior school prescient including classrooms, office spaces, student common area and study centre. Landscaping with outdoor seating and shade sails to be completed during 2023.
A new Wellbeing Centre was completed during Term 3, 2022 and ready for staff and student occupation by Term 4.
Our outside Basketball & Netball Courts have been completely upgraded from asphalt to blue plexipave with new fencing, lines, posts, etc. and were ready for student use from February 2023.
We have an environmentally friendly Discovery Centre for Science and an ICT/multimedia-rich Resource Hub. A Performing Arts Centre, canteen, PE/Sports stadium and Physiology lab were completed and ready for occupation during 2017.
In 2022, $12.6 million was committed by the State Government for future facility development. This will be for the development of a new Arts /Technology Centre. Planning for this started during the second half of 2023 and construction should begin by the end 2024 into 2025
The College is a member of the exclusive Academy of Accredited SEAL (Select Entry Accelerated Learning) Schools, which gives highly able students an even more rewarding and challenging educational experience.
There is a broad range of opportunities and pathways offered in the senior school, including VCE – University Pathways and VCE – Vocational Pathways which cater for the diverse interests, needs and abilities of our student cohort. The College has 92 teachers, 4 Principal class and 46 Education Support staff.
The College excels in the Visual and Performing Arts, staging an annual School Production and Musical Showcase each year, along with an Annual Art Show. Mordialloc is also strongly represented in regional sporting competitions in a wide variety of sports.
‘Veho Spes Juventutis’
‘Veho Spes Juventutis’ is the motto of our school. It translates to mean, ‘I Carry the Hopes of Youth’ and we are committed to this ideal.
It underpins our approach to teaching and learning and provides focus and purpose in the support and guidance we offer. Whether it is in our curriculum, on the sporting fields, within the music program, or as part of the drama productions, students are provided with the means to transform their dreams into reality. With the guidance and expertise of dedicated energetic teachers and the support and cooperation of parents, students can realise their potential, develop their talents and extend their skills. Our parents and students will confirm that Mordialloc College is a stimulating and innovative environment. Bring a positive attitude, a trust in the school and a willingness to get involved, and we guarantee an exciting and productive secondary education at our college.
Founded in 1924 as the Mordialloc District High School with 148 students, the College was renamed later that year as Mordialloc Carrum District High school and officially opened by Cr Roy Beardsworth of the Borough of Carrum. It subsequently became known as Mordialloc Chelsea High School, with the name included above the front entrance of the 1928 main redbrick building, which is still in use at the present site and contains classrooms and administration facilities. Today, Mordialloc College has around 1200 students in Year 7 to Year 12 and offers a broad range of academic and creative subjects. For a detailed history download Mordialloc College History.
Values are shared beliefs about how we work together. They influence our choices and provide a framework to guide our intentions, actions and decisions in the workplace and in the communities in which we operate. Mordialloc College staff and students share and proudly demonstrate the following four core values which we believe lay the foundation for our future success.
- Personal Best
— Work to the best of your ability. Pursue excellence, try hard and constantly seek to improve.
— Be true to yourself by doing what is right. Be honest and trustworthy.
— Treat everyone with equal consideration. Be accepting of others and their differences.
— Be accountable for your actions. Contribute positively to the school and wider community.
Mordialloc College students aspire to achieve their Personal Best in all endeavours.
Our mission is to provide a stimulating learning environment where all students feel safe and supported to succeed in a wide range of opportunities and pathways. Our students will become confident, successful, and invested members of our community and beyond.