of Eltham College
A Brief History of Eltham College
Eltham College is a school with a long history dating back to 1842, when it was founded as a boarding school for the sons of Protestant missionaries serving overseas. It has since moved locations several times, and has undergone many major developments over the years. Some of these developments include the creation of a separate Junior School, the admission of girls into the Sixth Form, the ending of boarding, and the construction of new facilities such as a swimming pool, performing arts centre, sports hall, library, music school, and art gallery. In 2020, girls were accepted into the lowest years of both schools for the first time and the school will be fully co-educational across its whole age range (7-18) by 2024.