Elisabeth Murdoch College

Grade 6 to Year 7 Transition

A New Beginning  |  Your guide for a successful start to Year 7 at Elisabeth Murdoch College  |  Download Booklet

In readiness for enrolment paperwork being sent out to families, please see the residential requirements for enrolment each family will need to provide to the College to ensure address verification of your child’s enrolment for 2023. If you have any queries regarding the address requirements please contact the College.

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Grade Six into Year Seven is a very exciting time for students and their families. At Elisabeth Murdoch College, we follow the Department of Education and Training statewide transition program.  

By holding an open night in late Term one and numerous tours in both Terms one and Term two (conducted by our principal and transition teams), we hope families will be as informed as possible about our college and what we can offer for every student.

We encourage families to attend College tours to see how our college operates on a normal school day.  We also encourage families to bring along their children so they can see what school life is like at Elisabeth Murdoch College.

Most of the transition for Year 6 to 7 in 2023 is handled by your primary school.  Your primary school will distribute forms to families in early Term two. This important documentation is where parents will select their secondary school of choice for 2023. 

We encourage families to discuss any queries they may have with the transition process with their Grade six teacher or primary school transition co-ordinator.

2022 Important dates to remember: 

Term 4

Term 4 Monday 3 October 2022-Tuesday 20 December 2022

Tuesday 13th December 2022

State wide orientation day for all Grade 6 students.

The dates and information above are subject to change and we encourage families to regularly check our website and Facebook page for the most up to date information.

For information regarding the four Specialist Programs offered at Elisabeth Murdoch College in Year 7-9 please visit https://www.emc.vic.edu.au/elisabeth-murdoch-college-learning-and-pathways/middle-school-special-programs.html

To view our Zone map, we recommend visiting the following link from our website to see if your property is within our zone. https://www.emc.vic.edu.au/elisabeth-murdoch-college-enrolments/school-zone.html 

This link will also provide information and requirements if you are applying as an out of zone applicant for the 2023 year.

Information on moving from Primary School to Secondary School can also be found on the Department of Education website at https://www.vic.gov.au/moving-primary-secondary-school-information-parents-and-carers