Our mission is to educate young women to be fearless thinkers with moral courage and compassion to be agents of change in their own lives and the lives of others.

Lisa Moloney

Meet the Principal

Ms Lisa Moloney is a strong and compassionate educator, with a career spanning across Australia and overseas.

She holds a Bachelor of Education in Environmental Science, a Graduate Diploma in Music Education and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.

Her most recent appointments were as Principal of St Paul's Anglican Grammar School in Victoria, and as Deputy Principal, Head of High School and Director of Strategic Planning at Radford College in Canberra. She joined MLC School as Principal in January 2018.

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Building our Future

Since its establishment in 1886, MLC School has sought to extend and challenge its students, as well as 'being prepared to make all the necessary additions and improvements for the proper accommodation of scholars'. (Source: Sydney Morning Herald Advertisement, 23 January 1886.)

The School’s founders understood that great learning takes place in great spaces, and since that time the school has regularly updated facilities to remain in tune with the ambitious thinking that has always been the hallmark of MLC School.

Following the completion of the Junior School, Aquatic Centre, refurbished Art and Design Centre and Café 1886, the school is in the process of creating a new Senior School learning space, to be completed in 2019.


Our Results

MLC School is a proudly non-selective school, where students are encouraged to pursue their interests and the academic pathway that suits them best.

The school offers both the Higher School Certificate (HSC) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB). We are very proud of the academic achievements of our students.

Beyond this, our students not only do well at examinations, they do well at life – you can read about our many kinds of success stories here.

Our Academic Results Success Stories

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Latest News


Tara Wilkie Number One

Congratulations to Tara Wilkie of Year 12, who has was ranked the Number One Gymnast in Australia for Rhythmic Gymnastics after her performance at the Australian Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on 2 June 2017 in Melbourne. A member of the M ...


  • Sport
  • Achievements


Stories in The Dark

Our Senior School Drama Production, Stories in the Dark sold out at the end of Term 2. Provocative and confronting, beautifully acted and staged, the production fit well into the fearless learning context of MLC School. Congratulations to our Head of ...


  • Music and the Arts
  • Student Life and Learning


Year 5 Lead the Way

Recently the Year 5 Student Led Conference was held. Students were abuzz with excitement and loved showing their families what they have been learning. There was so much to be impressed by as the girls reflected on the progress they have made this te ...


  • Community
  • Student Life and Learning
  • Leadership


Legacy Concert at the Sydney Opera House

On 11 May 2017 students and staff of MLC School presented Legacy – the 14th biannual concert in the Sydney Opera House. And what a great night it was! Thank you to all musicians, backstage and front of house staff, all our teachers, the Music Departm ...


  • Music and the Arts
  • Community
  • Student Life and Learning