Student Achievements

Ellie Weale And Freda McGlade

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Awards

Ellie Weale and Freda McGlade have achieved their bronze awards.

Participants are required to complete four sections at each level: Voluntary Service, Skill, Physical Recreation and Adventurous Journey.


Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar

Ramona Byrne of Year 10 has received the Kwong Lee Dow Scholarship. She will now have the opportunity to experience university life and take part in a range of academic events and activities at Melbourne University.


Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Award

Joe Leahy of year 10 has received the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork Award. The award is to encourage the development of behaviours and attributes considered critical in Australia’s leaders of tomorrow.


Australian Scouting Medal

 Teyanah Brown, year 8, has received her cord and plaque from her Scout Troop for qualifying for the Australian Scout Medallion.  The Australian Scout Medallion is the highest award in the Scout Section. It is considered the pinnacle of Scouting at this stage



Innovation and 21st Century Learning

During 2017 many Eltham High teachers have undertaken professional learning in the area of using technology in the classroom in conjunction with the 21st Century Skills of creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. Staff were asked to share ideas and documentation regards to how they applied these ideas, mainly using OneNote and Office 365. This blog was published by Education Microsoft in response to our experience.



Students Explore Neuroscience at the Florey Institute

Some Eltham High School science students have made regular visits to the Florey Institute with Swinburne University's BrainSTEM team.


School Sport Victoria Cross Country Champion

Jack Itter Year 11

Symphonic Band Tours Japan

The Symphonic Band toured Japan in December, experiencing musical and cultural events.

They engaged with some fantastic high performing Japanese bands, musicians and conductors and they made friends with a number of Japanese students.