Special Programs

Lyneham High School has three well-established flagship programs. 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.

2022 Information Sessions for Band, LEAP and SEAL

An information session for the Band Program will be incorporated into the school’s Information Evening on Tuesday 27 April 2021. Please refer to our home page for more details, and see here to book your no-cost ticket.

Information sessions for SEAL and LEAP will also be ticketed events, held on Wednesday 28 April 2021. Time and ticket details are:

  • SEAL 3:45pm check-in for 4:00-4:40pm session. See here to book your no-cost SEAL tickets.
  • LEAP 4:45pm check-in for 5:00-5:40pm session. See here to book your no-cost LEAP tickets.

Tickets are only required for parents/carers, not students. Adults without a ticket to these sessions cannot be admitted. Attendees will also be required to check in on arrival using the Check In CBR app on their mobile device.

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2022 Applications for Band, LEAP and SEAL

Students receiving a letter of offer from 26 July will be invited, at that time, to apply for the special programs.

Existing students at the school wishing to be considered for one or more of the programs should contact the relevant program coordinator.

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Band Program

There is a very strong culture of music at Lyneham High School, with over 500 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 - Debbie.Masling@ed.act.edu.au

Band Handbook 2021

LEAP Program

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

Contact:  Matthew Bright (Matthew.Bright@ed.act.edu.au) and Esther Packard Hill (Esther.PackardHill@ed.act.edu.au)

LEAP Handbook 2021-2022

SEAL Program

The Sporting Excellence at Lyneham program for talented sports students, known as SEAL, 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:  LHSSEAL@ed.act.edu.au

SEAL Handbook 2022