Special Progams

Lyneham High School has three well-established flagship programs which draw people to the school. These are the award winning band and music program, the Lyneham Enriched Academic Program (LEAP) for gifted and talented students and the Sporting Excellence at Lyneham (SEAL) program for talented sports students. These highly successful programs help to create a culture where achievement is celebrated and where students can work together with a strong sense of pride in their school.

LEAP Testing 2019 - Nominations for existing students only.

Who: All currently enrolled LHS students who have not sat the LEAP Testing in the past two years.
When: 9.00am – 3.00pm on Thursday 7 February 2019.
Cost: There will be a test payment ($25.00) due on the day of testing.

Please complete the nomination form by close of business on 6 February 2019.

2019 Application for LEAP, SEAL and Band Program

Special Program applications for Year 7 students in 2019 have now closed. Existing students at the school wishing to be considered for Special Programs should contact the relevant program coordinator.

Please read all of the information provided in the online form carefully regarding 2019 enrolments. An Offer of Enrolment at Lyneham High School is required before any placement offer to a Special Program is made.

Dates for the special program information sessions were:

  • Band Program - Tuesday 8 May 2018 (5:30pm - 6:15pm)
  • SEAL - Wednesday 9 May 2018 (6:00pm - 6:45pm)
  • LEAP - Wednesday 9 May 2018 (7:00pm - 7:45pm)

Special Program Applications for LEAP closed at 4:00pm on Thursday 10 May 2018.

Special Program Applications for SEAL and Band Program closed at 3:30pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018.

Tests for LEAP were conducted on 11 and 14 May 2018.

Testing for the Band Program was conducted on 16 and 23 May 2018.

Applicants for SEAL who are successful in the written application will be contacted via email with the date and time of the trial of the relevant sport.

Band Program

There is a very strong culture of music at Lyneham High School, with 470 students enrolled in the Band Program, 120 students in the Musical Theatre Program and a total of 750 students participating in music activities and classes. The Lyneham High School bands are very active in the community, with performances at numerous workshops, festivals and Eisteddfods, as well as school, community and charity events.

Contact:  Debbie Masling - 6142 1194

Band Handbook 2019

Band Evaluation Report

LEAP Program

The Lyneham Enriched Academic Program for gifted and talented students, known as the LEAP program, helps students to develop and realise their potential through enriched programs in the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences. They are placed in mixed ability groups to study the same program as other students in Technology, the Arts, PE and Languages other than English.

Contact: Robyn Southall - 614 21176; robyn.southall@ed.act.edu.au (Please note that email is preferred due to teaching commitments. If required, a return phone call can be organised).

LEAP Booklet 2018

LEAP Evaluation Report

SEAL Program

The Sporting Excellence at Lyneham program for talented sports students, known as the SEAL program, provides the opportunity for students to achieve academically while continuing their commitment to their chosen team and/or individual sport. The SEAL program utilises specialist outside agencies, in cooperation with Physical Education staff, to maximise the development of students in their specialist areas of sport and training.

Contact:  Tiahna Junakovic - 6142 1184; Tiahna.Junakovic@ed.act.edu.au

SEAL Handbook 2019

SEAL Evaluation Report