Lyneham High School

An ACT Public School
Care Quality Creativity


Goodwin Street
Lyneham 2602 ACT
Canberra Australia

Phone:(02) 6205 6399
Fax: (02) 6205 6411


April_10_Newletter_2015.pdf PDF (1.0 MB)
Newsletter Archives


Term 1 2015 Calendar PDF (358.9 KB)
Term 2 2015 Calendar PDF (354.3 KB)

5th May 2015
Sth Weston X Country

5th May 2015
Poetry in Action

5th May 2015
ACT 13Y&O Northside Touch

5th May 2015
Open Night Band & Vocal Group

Calendar events


Tuesday 5th May 2015

General information and Band information sessions

General Information Session – 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Click here to view the Lyneham High School Prospectus

A general information evening will be held for prospective parents of Year 7 2016. The evening will start in the school hall at 6.30pm with an address from the Principal, followed by a tour of the school which concludes at 8.30pm.

Band information session - 5.45pm to 6.15pm

A Band information session will occur at 5.45pm to 6.15pm in the Lyneham Performing Arts Centre (LPAC).
Applications for Band are due via email by Tuesday 12th May. Click here for the application form and more information.
Students are required to sit the Band test on either Wednesday 13th or Thursday 14th May from 9:00 – 10:15am.


Wednesday 6th May 6.00pm to 8.00pm

SEAL and LEAP information sessions in the Library

SEAL information session 6.00 – 6.45pm

Sporting Excellence At Lyneham (for elite sports students)     SEAL Booklet

Applications for SEAL are due via email by Tuesday 12th May. Click here for the application form and more information.
Applicants who are successful in the written application will be contacted via email with the date and tryout time of the relevant sport.
Tryouts for each sport will occur between Monday 25th and Friday 30th May.

LEAP information session 7.00 – 7.45pm

Lyneham Enriched Academic Program (for gifted and talented students)   LEAP Booklet

Applications for LEAP are due via email by Thursday 7th May. Click here for the application form and more information.
Students are required to sit the LEAP tests on either Friday 8th or Monday 11th May in the school Hall. In order to secure a test date you must submit an application form and indicate on the form your preferred test date. Be aware that places are limited.

Online Applications process
Applications can only be submitted via the Education and Training Directorate website: 
Applications open on Tuesday 28th April and close on Friday 5th June.

For the Lyneham High School special programs timeline (Band, SEAL and LEAP) click here.


Running Festival 2015

Thursday 7th May

The Lyneham High School Running Festival is fast approaching. This is an important and enjoyable day in the school's calendar where achievement, opportunities for leadership, team work and participation for everyone are important goals for the day. We expect all students to attend the LHS Running Festival as it is a whole school event. Students are encouraged to participate to the best of their abilities and support the range of activities offered.

The event will take place at Stromlo Forrest Park. The LHS Running Festival will simultaneously include a walk-a-thon. All students will have the opportunity to participate in both their Cross Country race as well as partake in the walk-a-thon. Other events on the day include novelty events, music performed by student bands, dancing, games and House Chant competitions!

Click here for a permission note and more information about the day. Please return the notes and payment to the Finance Office at your nearest convenience and by the due date of Friday, 1st May (week 1).


Homework Group

Homework sessions in term time - 2015.

In 2015 Homework Group sessions are held in the library on Wednesdays and Thursdays in term time from 3.15pm until 4.15pm.

Students are encouraged to use the facilities of the library, including the computers and printer, to work on their homework tasks.  There will be a supervising teacher at each session.

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