Lyneham High School

An ACT Public School
Care   Quality   Creativity


Contact

Goodwin Street
Lyneham 2602 ACT
Canberra Australia

Phone:(02) 6205 6399
Fax: (02) 6205 6411
Email:info@lynehamhs.act.edu.au

Newsletter

Newsletter 11 April 2014 PDF (2.1 MB)
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Calendar

18th Apr 2014
Good Friday

19th Apr 2014
Easter Saturday

21st Apr 2014
Easter Monday

25th Apr 2014
Anzac Day

Calendar events


Lyneham High School's information evening

Tuesday 6th May 2014 - 6.00pm to 8.00pm:

A general information evening will be held for prospective parents of Year 7 2015. The evening will start in the school hall with an address from the Principal, followed by a tour of the school.

A Band information session will occur at 7.30pm in the Lyneham Performing Arts Centre (LPAC).

Applications for Band are due to the Front Office of the school by Wednesday 14th May 

Wednesday 7th 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)
    Applications are due to the Front Office of the school by Wednesday 14th May
  • LEAP information session 7.00 – 7.45pm
    Lyneham Enriched Academic Program (for gifted and talented students)
    Registrations to sit the test should be made by phone on 6205 6399 by 3.30pm on Thursday 8th May. You can register your child for either the 9th May LEAP test or the 12th May. Nomination forms should be submitted at the time the student sit the test.

Online Applications process
Applications can only be submitted online at:
http://www.det.act.gov.au/school_education/enrolling_in_an_act_public_school
Applications open on Monday 28th April and close on 30th May.

For more information and application forms for these special programs click here

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


NAPLAN 2014 at Lyneham High School

The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) will take place at Lyneham High School from Tuesday May 13th to Thursday May 15th, with Friday May 16th being a catch up day.

In the coming weeks further information will be provided to parents and students regarding the testing schedule.

Students are asked to bring a pencil, eraser and sharpener to each test. They are also asked to bring a calculator on Thursday for one of the Numeracy tests.

If parents/carers have any questions they should contact Ms Ashlee Wilson (Acting Executive Teacher of MAZE and Literacy & Numeracy).

Attached: Parent Information Brochure and Being Prepared Hint Sheet.


Homework Group

Homework Group sessions are held in the library on Wednesdays and Thursdays 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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