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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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Pupil free days from 24 March 2020 to school holidays

Posted on 24 Mar 2020

Below is information regarding COVID-19 and ACT Public Schools:


From Tuesday 24 March 2020 all ACT Public Schools will go pupil-free until the school holidays, due to begin on Friday 10 April 2020.

ACT schools will remain open to students who absolutely need to attend. Schools will still be able to safely receive and provide learning for students whose parents and carers must attend work to provide essential services and unable to care for their children at home, as well as vulnerable children and those with additional needs.
No child will be turned away.
This also applies to ACT Government preschools. At this stage, other early childhood services such as long day care, family day care, out of school hours care and vacation care can continue to operate.
New online resources
Today the Education Directorate has released a resource library to support parents and children with home learning. You can find a link to the resource on the Education Directorate website www.education.act.gov.au
Relationships are key to education and we want parents and students to remain connected to their teachers and schools. In the coming weeks, we will build more resources and ways to support continued education, in the event students cannot attend school for extended period. Please take some time with your child to explore the resources on offer.

Year 7 Parents and Carers Welcome Evening

Posted on 03 Mar 2020

Swimming Carnival 2020

Posted on 03 Mar 2020

The swimming carnival was a huge success. Congratulations to all students who participated in the day. Students continue to embrace the house system and the range of colours was impressive. Students participated in a range of events; the overall behaviour of students was very positive. Thanks to Ms Ali Kirkpatrick for organising such a great day. Thanks also to the other Health and PE teachers and all the staff who contributed to our first carnival of the year.

Year 10 Leadership Volunteers at Gordon Primary

Posted on 03 Mar 2020

Nine students from the year 10 Lanyon High Leadership class volunteered their own time at the Gordon Primary School Welcome evening on February 18, assisting at the barbeque. We received great feedback about our students:

"They were not only very respectful but also hard working, showed great initiative and were outstanding representatives of Lanyon High School."

We are very proud! 

New Students 2020

Posted on 28 Jan 2020

The first day for year 7 and any new year 8, 9 and 10 students is Monday 3rd February. The first day for all returning students is Tuesday 4th February.

Transitioning to high school

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