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Welcome to the Lanyon High School website.   Our school is a community that fosters excellence in learning, inclusivity and active citizenship.  At Lanyon High School we value student empowerment, respectful relationships, pride in our community and resilience.

Our high expectations of all members of our school community ensure that Lanyon High School has a strong culture of learning and respectful relationships that focus on giving.  Our commitment to the care, wellbeing and growth of every student ensures that the school has an excellent record of achievement in academic, cultural and sporting endeavours.

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Year 9 Giving Projects

Posted on 21 Sep 2017

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This week our Year 9 students exhibited their work from their community giving projects which has been the culmination of a term of work on giving and the benefits of giving back to the community – particularly for the person giving. The students set up stalls and presented their group and individual projects to their families, members of the community and local primary school students. Ms Gai Brodtman Member for Canberra also came to see the Giving Projects and all students had the opportunity to explain their projects to her personally and have a photo taken. It has been wonderful to see the students and their work towards their projects and their efforts in our local community. A big thankyou to Cameron Steer, Emma Menzies and Luke Foran for their work throughout the term to prepare for this. Another thanks goes to Jennifer Nott who helped oversee the projects.


Leadership invitation to the National Press Club address by Tara Moss

Posted on 24 Aug 2017

Leadership invitation to the National Press Club address by Tara Moss On Wednesday 9th of August, four of the Leadership girls were lucky enough to attend the National Press Club to listen to Tara Moss present about Cyber Bullying. It was really good to listen to, as Tara addressed many issues that women everywhere face being online. Her speech was truly great and it was inspirational to listen to such a powerful woman. We ate lunch when we first got there (which was extremely flash and it blew everyone away). Tara then started to give her speech and it was very interesting to listen to, even though it was a bit distracting with the television cameras in our faces. After she was finished, it was time for questions to be asked and listening to the questions and responses was enlightening. Most of the questions that were asked were things that we couldn't think of on the spot. Unfortunately we didn't get to ask any questions, but we luckily did get a photo with Tara Moss. Overall we will never forget this wonderful experience.

bStreetSmart Road Trauma Forum

Posted on 24 Aug 2017

On Wednesday the 16th August, 41 year 10 students and 3 teachers attended the bStreetsmart Road Trauma forum at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney. The forum provides students who are most at risk, a realistic look at the trauma caused by road crashes and gives them information and strategies in an attempt to reduce serious injuries and deaths.

It was a fantastic day and all students positively engaged in the presentation. It was quite confronting for a lot of the students, and I hope they all learned something new.



Year 10 Camp

Posted on 24 Aug 2017

Year 10 Camp is quickly approaching and all permission notes, medical notes and payments must be finalised by Friday 8th of September. A final itinerary as well as information regarding dietary requirements will be sent out in the coming weeks. If your child has not paid in full can we please ask that this is done as soon as possible. If there are any issues please don’t hesitate to contact me. Information regarding accommodation groups and activity groups will be finalised shortly.
Year 10 Camp is quickly approaching and all permission notes, medical notes and payments must be finalised by Friday 8th of September. A final itinerary as well as information regarding dietary requirements will be sent out in the coming weeks. If your child has not paid in full can we please ask that this is done as soon as possible. If there are any issues please don’t hesitate to contact me. Information regarding accommodation groups and activity groups will be finalised shortly.

Lanyon Students receive a special mention in Tanya Plibersek's 2016 National Press Club Address

Posted on 15 Feb 2016


Deputy Principal Julie Collins attended last week's National Press Club address with our leadership students Jen Bradberry, Connor Easton, Belinda Keevers and Grant Kolsky.  The students received a special welcome in the opening of Tanya Plibersek's speech.   Her address was broadcast Australia wide and our students represented us with pride. 

To view Tanya Plibersek's speech click here.


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