Principal's Message

I would like to extend a warm welcome and thank you for taking the time to learn more about Lyneham High School by viewing our website.

Lyneham High School builds on its strong traditions to provide a dynamic and innovative learning community located in the heart of Canberra’s inner north. We are a highly regarded ACT Public School, committed to providing our students with a contemporary learning environment, engaging curriculum and learning opportunities that are meaningful, connected and that challenge and extend every student. We pride ourselves on a school culture that is inclusive, innovative and through committed and passionate teaching, creates an experience that is caring, supportive and that fosters and celebrates success. I am sure you will find that there is something to excite and challenge every student at our school.

Lyneham High School prides itself on our commitment to Care, Quality and Creativity. We aspire to exercise Care for our own well-being and for the well-being of others.  We take pride in the Quality of the learning and teaching that happens in our school.  Our school also prides itself on Creativity - not just in the performing arts, where we excel, but in fostering innovation across all learning areas.

Lyneham High School has forged a strong reputation through educational programs that engage our students and we can rightly be proud of the diversity of these effective programs and the exciting opportunities created for our students.  The LEAP (Gifted and Talented), SEAL (Sporting Excellence) and Band Programs, inclusive programs for students with special needs, leadership and challenge programs for our girls (STAR Program) and boys (DARE Program) and a diverse elective program of study are integral parts of the Lyneham High School community.

Our students achieve outstanding academic results through hard work, an enthusiasm for learning and a strong commitment to doing their best.  In addition to a comprehensive curriculum, Lyneham High School provides a wide range of extra curricula activities that further develop the knowledge, skills, talents and interests of our students and connects them with pathways and futures.  We have a strong focus on building confident and resilient students who are critical thinkers, creative problem solvers and active citizens who thrive academically, personally and socially.

The staff at Lyneham High School are outstanding. We have a highly professional and dedicated teaching staff who are always working collaboratively to provide the very best learning opportunities for each student.  Our administrative and support staff efficiently provide such an important service to our parents, carers,  families, teachers and the broader community – always with a warm welcome and a friendly smile.

I encourage you to explore our website and invite you to contact us by phone or email if you have any further inquiries.

Jacqui Ford