Our College

Elizabeth College is a co-educational, inner city senior secondary college for years 11 and 12 with an enrolment of approximately 1000 students. The college promotes high academic standards and provides a balanced program of cultural, intellectual, social and sporting activities.

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Elizabeth College has well-maintained up-to-date facilities. Recent initiatives have been:

  • Performing Arts – theatre, dance, drama, audio and music studios
  • Food Technology – catering facilities, commercial kitchens, a café
  • Science – the refitting of laboratories, preparation areas, tutorial areas and staff rooms
  • Computer Resources – Wireless network is available for personal devices
  • Student areas – canteen and common room, grounds re-development
  • Visual Arts redevelopment – in the planning stages
  • Library – Classes and individual students are supported in the modern, welcoming Library at the centre of the campus

There is full wireless coverage for campus managed and student personal computing devices.
Computer labs are continually updated to meet curriculum and subject requirements.

Safe and secure learning environment

All teachers take a special interest in the students’ progress. The supportive environment includes a pastoral care program, a program of social activities, student counsellors, college policeman and chaplain. The careers counsellor provides access to a wealth of information to assist in making career decisions. Elizabeth College has a diverse and multicultural student population, represented by thirty five nationalities. The College has a long tradition of quality and excellence in its highly successful International and Exchange Programs.

Active participation is essential for student achievement

  • A rich and wide ranging curriculum preparing students for university studies, further technical education and employment a range of Humanities, Mathematics, Science and English subjects
  • Business courses which prepare students for university and the world of work
  • Stage bands, rock bands and an Audio Design course
  • Drama, Music and Art
  • Information technology which is integrated into all learning areas. Computer use helps to make our students independent learners
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs which are recognised nationally Sport and outdoor education
  • Integrated programs for students with special needs
  • Outstanding Library with exceptional resources for students and staff
  • Work experience and other business links with the local community
  • On-line and open learning programs for people unable to attend day classes

Special Programs

Advanced Academic Diploma ECAAD – A program for motivated academic students that promotes excellence and maximises pre-tertiary student potential.
Athlete Development Program- ADP is the largest athlete program in the state.

  • Elizabeth College has a record of excelling in a variety of academic areas including English, Science, Maths, Economics, Debating, Public Speaking competitions and academic prizes
  • Student Exchanges include student exchange visits with Hiroshima Inokuchi Senior High School in Japan and Quanzhou Foreign Language School in Fujian Province China


After consultation with our school community, Elizabeth College has a chaplaincy service.  This is in conjunction with Scripture Union Tasmania as our provider.  The role of the Chaplain has been a vital aspect of the provision of student support at Elizabeth College spanning the last 20 years. The position is currently jointly funded by the Local Chaplaincy Committee, Elizabeth College and through donations from local churches and individuals. It operates Tuesday – Thursday each week.

Read more about the chaplaincy program here

Enrichment Program

The Enrichment Program provides over ninety co-curricular activities for students in a variety of sporting, community, cultural and personal interest areas.

Athlete Development Program

Athletes are extended in a variety of areas including soccer, basketball and volleyball.