A Day in the Life of an MLC Girl

At MLC, we support every girl to strive to the heights in her learning. Every day at MLC is special as our girls learn, grow and explore during their classes and activities. View below what a day at our College looks like for our girls.

Every Girl, Every Day

Audrey | Pre-Primary

We visited Audrey in her Pre-Primary classroom where she had a fun-filled day of building, creating and exploring. The day began with handwriting skill development.

Next up was Visual Art where Audrey put resin on her beautiful clay poppy creation.

The class then practiced measuring and sensory exploration as they baked banana muffins together.

Audrey built sculptures in the play centre before waiting with her friends for the afternoon pick up.

Laura | Year 3

Laura shared her experience during a day in Year 3. She started the day by pulling on her specially-made apron in Visual Art to work on her wool project. Maths, Science and xylophone practice in Music followed before her Year 10 mentor arrived to work alongside her for the afternoon.

Isabella | Year 5

A day in the life of Isabella featured fast-paced dancing, hurdling through Physical Education, learning music methods, maths, english and an early morning Sinfonietta rehearsal. There wasn’t a dull moment as she immersed herself in every activity of the day.

Catherine | Year 7

We joined Year 7 student Catherine for a day as she navigated her way through myriad classes across the campus. In Physical Education, her class learnt how to use their bodies to generate power while maintaining the required technique for shot put, practising indoors with a medicine ball.

She played the Balinese gamelan alongside her classmates during Music. 

In Materials Design and Technology – Textiles, she sewed elements onto her ‘bird softie’. 

Her English class studied symbolism and visual analysis.

In French, the class focused on the names of colours. 

Maia | Year 8

Science was Maia's favourite class of the day and the focus was geology. She made paint from minerals as part of an Earth and Space unit.

German class was spent in the Innovation Studio using virtual reality technology and speech recognition software to practise her skills. 

In Food Specialisation the class trialled pizza types which they will soon make to sell to their peers at lunchtime. 

She undertook an investigation in Mathematics. The objective was to work out the medicine dosage of a child according to some given formulae and see how it differs from the normal adult dosage. 

JavaScript coding continued in Digital Technologies. 

Jennilee | Year 10

Boarder Jennilee showed us what her Year 10 life looks like during a day at MLC.

Engineering was first up on the timetable and she worked with a team to design a water station for Koalas, a task based on a competition from Green Heroes. We had a quick peek at her previous project which was based on building prosthetic limbs.

In English she focused on Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Physical Education Studies was up next and the class learnt about the respiratory system.

The day ended with snack time in the Boarding House where she wound down after her Science test during last period.

Anoushka | Year 12

We joined Year 12 boarder Anoushka as she traversed through her classes and activities. Her day began with assembly where, as a prefect, she lead the students in a fun interpretive dance to the College song. 

Next up was Physics followed by Chemistry where she learnt about pH changes during acid-base titrations and indicator choice. 

A study period and English class preceded Ancient History where she prepared for an essay about Akhenaten, a Pharaoh of Egypt. 

The day wrapped up with coffee on the couch in one of the Boarding House common rooms with friends.

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