Fast Facts about Toorak College
Need to know some fast facts about Toorak College? On this page, you will find a collection of frequently asked questions and their accompanying answers.
Mrs Kristy Kendall is the 16th Principal of Toorak College. She is the kind of leader every parent would want for their child, with a passionate belief that all children have the ability to be brilliant and a unique understanding that mistakes are all part of life and learning. Find out more about Our Principal now.
Toorak College is located at Old Mornington Road, Mount Eliza, Victoria 3930. Mount Eliza is situated on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula, approximately 48 kilometres from Melbourne. The Mornington Peninsula offers an idyllic, vibrant environment for your child to achieve individual potential, develop a keen focus on learning and a balanced lifestyle away from city distractions. Toorak College offers a range of flexible boarding options for full-time, weekly and short stay boarding, as well as after-school care facilities to suit your family. Find out more about Our Location, Getting to Toorak College or our Boarding Options now.
Toorak College was established in 1874 in the Melbourne suburb of Toorak. The School moved to Mount Eliza in 1928. Find out more about Our Heritage now.
Boys and girls are welcome at Toorak College from ELC to Year 4. The School has a girls’ only educational approach from Years 5 to 12.
Class sizes vary, but we are committed to having no more than 22 students in any class across all subjects and year levels. In Year 12 the average class size is approximately 10 to 15 students.
Approximately 70 of the students are boarders.
Our international pupils make up around 12% of the Senior School student body. Our overseas students can study English in our onsite Intensive English Language Centre then move into mainstream classes with local students.
Toorak College is ranked in the Top 50 schools in Victoria.Find out more about Our Results.
Most applications are made to the leading Australian universities including Melbourne University, RMIT and Monash University.
Generally we hold scholarship testing in November, two years prior to commencement. Year 3 and Music scholarship testing occurs in the year prior to commencement. Find out more.
Toorak College is a non-denominational school. Our community encompasses a diverse range of religious and cultural beliefs and backgrounds. We welcome students of all faiths and celebrate various religious ceremonies of significance to our community.
Historically, the School’s founding principals had affiliations with the Anglican Church and as such, some School traditions and songs may still reflect this. Our Chapel is a registered Anglican Church, however this space welcomes our students, Collegians and members of our community of all faiths.
The School's Spiritual Coordinator provides confidential emotional support and care for all students in a warm and caring environment.
Pre-Prep-Year 4 - Chinese
Years 5 - Chinese and French
Year 6 - Chinese, French and Japanese
Years 7 to 12 - Chinese, French, Japanese and German*
* Available in 2019 only - students entering Year 7 in 2019 will be offered the opportunity to continue with their study of German.
The School has a large variety of co-curricular offerings across Sport, Music and the Arts.
Toorak College offers a range of before care, after care, holiday programs and boarding options to suit busy families. Find out more about our Extended Day options.
3 year old kinder - 9:00am to 3:00pm
4 year old kinder - 8:45am to 2:45pm
Wardle House (Prep to Year 6) - 8:40 am to 3:30pm
Senior School (Year 7 to Year 12) - 8:45 am to 3:30pm
Toorak College has an on site Retail Centre where you can purchase all uniform items.
Senior School Reception - 9788 7200
Wardle House Reception - 9788 7258
Student Services/Absence line - 9788 7273
Health Services - 9788 7219
Boarding House - 9788 7204
IT Support Desk - 9788 7277
After Hours/Caretaker - 9788 7211
School Psychologist - 9788 7235
Retail Centre - 9788 7226