Melrose High School is founded upon a tradition which encourages achievement in learning within a safe and friendly environment based on the values of Respect. The school aims to provide opportunities and support to develop students in the areas of intellectual, aesthetic, moral, emotional, physical and social growth.


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Semester 2 Awards

The Semester Award ceremonies celebrate the achievement and efforts of our students.  We welcome you to join us in celebrating our student successes.  Each ceremony will be held in the Malcolm Barlow Hall on Friday 14 December 2018.  Parking is available in Car Park #2.

Ceremony times:

Year 7 -  9 am
Year 8 - 10 am
Year 9 - 11:25 am

Posted on 12 Dec 2018

Christmas Markets

THURSDAY 6 December 2019, 5-8 pm

Posted on 06 Dec 2018

Parent engagement session #3 - Transitions

Melrose High School invites you to join us on Monday 19 November 2018 at 5.30-7pm for our third Parent Engagement Session, focussing on Year 6/7 and Year 10/11 transitions.

At this Parent Engagement Session we will share the following information:

  • 5.30-5.45pm – come and meet key Melrose High School staff
  • 5.45-6.10pm – Keynote presentation- managing change, what to expect at times of transition and how to support your young person. Delivered by: Careers & Transition Senior Manager, Penelope Butt & Careers & Transition Program Manager, Lucia Ciccarone
  • 6.10-7pm – Breakout sessions

Year 6/7 Parents

  • Hear from a current Year 7 student and parent regarding their experience with transition
  • Hear from the current Year 7 Coordinator, Charles McIntosh about his first year
  • Meet the 2019 Year 7 Coordinators, Shannon McAlister & Dane Wells as they share what to expect in 2019

Year 10/11 Parents

Parents will break into four smaller groups based on the college their young person is attending, each session will be as follows:

Lake Tuggeranong College – Helen Uren-Randall

  • What does Day One look like for students at Lake Tuggeranong College (LTC)?
  • How do LTC parent/carers get information about their young person?
  • Packages- what does this mean?
  • Q&A

Narrabundah College – Glenda Nimmo

  • Q&A

Erindale College – Vanessa Sergeant

  • What does Day One look like for  Erindale College (EC) students?
  • Packages, points, majors and minors
  • Opportunities at EC – making the most of the college experience
  • How to succeed at college
  • Q&A

 Canberra College – Richard Johnston

  • Student life at Canberra College
  • Overview of the opportunities for students.
  • Packages - what does this mean?
  • Q&A

We look forward to seeing you there, please RSVP by email to

Posted on 16 Nov 2018

We invite you to the Teaching and Learning Expo

Thursday 15 November 2018, 4:30 - 6:30 pm in the Malcolm Barlow Hall.

Posted on 06 Nov 2018

Elective Selections open for Years 7, 8 & 9

Elective selections are open for Year 7, 8 and 9 from Tuesday 30 October until Friday 9 November.  Students should check their school email for details.

Language and Elective selections for year 6 students will open from Wednesday 7 November until Friday 16 November 2018.  Further instructions will be emailed on 7 November.

Read the Elective Handbook here

Check out the Arts/Tech faculty video

Posted on 30 Oct 2018

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