Methodist Ladies' College - MLC

Methodist Ladies' College - MLC

Kew VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs

Early learning at MLCKindle

Our Kindle program celebrates the natural curiosity ofchildren through hands-on exploration of the world around them. The play-basedlearning program welcomes both girls and boys aged six weeks to five years andis staffed by a dedicated and experienced team of educators. The programcombines high-quality care with a high staff-to-child ratio, a family centredapproach and MLC’s renowned educational expertise.

Our comprehensive program includes music, Japanese,gymnastics, and library and computer skills. There are also opportunities toexplore literacy and numeracy.

Junior School (Prepto Year 6)

MLC’s Junior School is a stimulating, caring environment forstudents in Prep to Year 6, where friendships flourish and personalitiesdevelop.

Students undertake a fully integrated curriculum thatdevelops their curiosity and builds a solid foundation in literacy andnumeracy, with a dedicated Literacy Coordinator and Mathematics Supportspecialists for extra support.

Every student from Prep to Year 2 has her own iPad, whichplays a fundamental role in supporting students’ learning and discovery. FromYear 3, students receive their own notebook computer, which is used to furtherenhance their learning throughout the curriculum. Science is enhanced by theuse of technology in the classroom as well as introducing our students to newereducational areas such as coding.

MLC Junior School also offers a range of specialistprograms, including art, physical education (including gymnastics, athleticsand aquatics), library lessons and technology. Music is a strong component ofour Junior School including our Year 2 string program, Year 5 orchestra andYear 6 musical. Students study Japanese from Prep to Year 4, and French inYears 5 and 6. These languages can then be continued from Year 7 onwards.

Student wellbeing is at the centre of our Junior School,with a specialised program dedicated to incorporating the benefits ofmindfulness, meditation and yoga as a balance to our engaging academiccurriculum.

A dynamic Education Outdoors program is introduced in Years5 and 6 at MLC’s Banksia campus, located on the Banksia Peninsula. Each MLC Banksia experience is strategically planned to enable personalskill development, confidence building, teamwork and the opportunity tolearn in a unique environment. Learning experiences are theme based andhave strong links to the Kew curriculum.

Discover the MLC difference at one of our upcominginformation sessions or book a personalised tour. See usfor more information.

Key Facts

School uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 2021
Up to Year 6: 425
In high school: 1596
In Year 12: 285

Gender in depth

Female: 100%

Male: 0%

Other Requirements

Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

Math classes: vertical and mixed
English classes: mixed
LOTE taught:
Chinese, English, English as a second language, French, Japanese, Spanish

Senior secondary subjects overview

51 VCE level 3/4 studies
367 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

13 VET program(s) available
523 VET students
VCAL Available

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+: 28%

Median Score: 36

Satisfactory completions of VCE: 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET: 66%


Bachelor enrolled: 86%

TAFE/VET enrolled: 5%

Apprentice/Trainee: 1%

Activities & Support Staff


Activities (110)


Extra-curricular (2)


Music (14)


Sports (39)

Support Staff

Support Staff (84)

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School Details









Principal: Ms Diana Vernon


207 Barkers Road Kew Victoria 3101

Tel: (03) 9274 6333

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