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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2019 Stationery Requirements

Download the 2019 stationery requirements HERE.

All students are required to bring a FULLY CHARGED Chromebook or similar device to school every day. 

Posted on 14 Jan 2019

2019 School Board nominations

In 2019 the following positions will become vacant on the Melrose High School Board:
2 x Parent and Citizens Members
1 x Staff Member
1 x Student Member
The term for each of these positions is two (2) years.  If you would like to contribute to the governance of the school this would be the perfect opportunity for you.  Details of what is required of a Board member can be found on the Directorate’s Webpage SCHOOL BOARDS

Nominations will open on Monday 4 February 2019 and you will be forwarded nomination forms and instructions prior to the nominations opening.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Ruth Mahon, Assistant Returning Officer

Posted on 21 Dec 2018

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

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