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

July_3_Newsletter_2015.pdf PDF (2.2 MB)
Newsletter Archives

Calendar

Term 3 2015 Calendar PDF (108.1 KB)
Term 4 2015 Calendar PDF (106.8 KB)

20th Jul 2015
Term 3 Begins

25th Sep 2015
Term 3 Ends

28th Sep 2015
Family & Community Day

5th Oct 2015
Labour Day

Calendar events

Week 10 Term 2 Program

All year 10 students will participate in either a Men's or Women's Health Day and Road Ready during week 10 of term 2 (29th June to 2nd July). Friday 3rd of July will be a normal school day with eligible students being offered the opportunity to sit the Learner's Permit test throughout the day. More information, organising teacher contact details, a permission note and payment slip can be found here.

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Public Consultation: Students with Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviours

Click here for a poster with more details about how you can provide feedback to an expert panel that has been appointed by the ACT Minister for Education.

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

– Some background reading.

Horizon Report: http://apo.org.au/files/Resource/2014-nmc-horizon-report-k12-en_0.pdf
The Horizon Report is a global research consortium that identifies and describes key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies likely to have a large impact over the coming five years in education around the globe. This report is a key document for the technology and learning roadmap of all education jurisdictions worldwide.

The most recent 2014 report identifies both BYOD and Cloud Computing (Google Apps in our case) as being within 12 months of adoption in K-12 education across the globe. See particularly, pp34-38

NSW Literature Review: https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/policies/technology/computers/mobile-device/BYOD_2013_Literature_Review.pdf
This is quite a balanced report from NSW

Our ACT DET page: http://www.det.act.gov.au/teaching_and_learning/learn-anywhere-ict-for-students
This establishes the key messages about how our Directorate intends to meet the needs of learners in today's world. This is really our Directorate's ICT vision statement.

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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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