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Following on from PLC’s exciting win at the 2017 National School Chess Championships, we have further great news from the Australian Junior Chess Championships that took place last month. 

The championships were held over 5 days with girls playing 8 rounds of chess (with some games lasting three hours or more) and attracted over 400 of the best juniors from around Australia.


On Friday 16 February, the College celebrated the Commissioning of its eleventh Principal, Mrs Dawn Clements, in an historic and moving ceremony in Wyselaskie Hall.

The Commissioning was solemnly carried out by Rev Robert White, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Victoria in front of Council members, special guests, staff, students and representatives of the wider school community.

Guest were greeted by the stirring sound of the PLC Pipes and Drums and the ceremony featured readings from the Scriptures, hymns and music played by an outstanding string quartet.


On the very first day of 2018 the school officially opened the new Student Wellbeing Centre.

Located in the former Music School, the new Wellbeing Centre is home to the College's Counselling, Careers and Individual Differences Departments.



The VCE Class of 2017 girls once again achieved some of the absolute finest Year 12 results in Australia.

Of the 157 students who completed the VCE:

8% achieved an ATAR of 99.5+ placing them in the top .5% of Australia 
15% achieved an ATAR of 99+ placing them in the top 1% of Australia 
22% achieved an ATAR of 98+ placing them in the top 2% of Australia 
41% achieved an ATAR of 95+ placing them in the top 5% of Australia 
61% achieved an ATAR of 90+ placing them in the top 10% of Australia 


Congratulations to PLC's Chess Team for being crowned the Australian National Chess Champions for 2017!

Competing over the weekend in Sydney, PLC's this is the 3rd time that PLC has won the National Championship in the past 20 years and the first time Back to Back. The team are the 2016 National Champions as well.

Congratulations to all of the girls and Mr Mansell for this historic and record-breaking achievement!



The Class of 2017 completed their PLC journey today at an emotional and joyful Year 12 Leavers’ Assembly.

Enjoy some of the photos from the event.


Congratulations to Cathy in Year 8 on being presented the award for first place in Victoria for the Australian Geography Competition.

She received her award from the Deputy Premier of Victoria, James Merlino at the annual Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria conference.


Congratulations to Cassandra in Year 8 for being selected to represent Australia as the only representative in her age group at the World Chess Youth Championships.

She will compete in Uruguay in the September school holidays and we wish her all the best at this event!



Congratulations to PLC's Track and Field team for winning this year's Division 2 Athletics Championship.

There were some outstanding team and individual performances by the girls which contributed to that 1st place finish.

Well done to everyone who competed and to all the staff who helped out with the event.


It was a wonderful luncheon on Saturday as the College hosted the 60-years on Old Collegian reunion.

This annual event celebrates the return to the school of those Old Collegians who graduated from PLC 60 years ago and even longer.

This year's 'oldest' Old Collegian, Lesley Falloon, is 96 and graduated from PLC in 1937. She celebrated her 80th year since leaving PLC - an amazing achievement.

Former Principal of PLC Miss Joan Montgomery was in attendance, as was Mrs Elaine Collin and many past and present Presidents of the Old Collegians' Association.


News in from Victoria Bartlett from the Class of 2009 as she was formally inducted into the Class of 2021, Yale University School of Medicine. 

Congratulations to Victoria and we wish her all the best with an exciting career ahead of her at this very prestigious hub of learning.






In Jully Scotch College hosted the joint Scotch and PLC production of the ever-popular musical - Kiss Me Kate!

Its a fun and hilarious musical, set in the 1940's and follows the story of the staging of the musical production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, by the leading star, his ex-wife and their co-stars.

First staged in 1948, it features well-know songs by Cole Porter including 'Too Darn Hot' and and 'So In Love'.

Enjoy some of the many photos from the production.