Latest News Summary
2017 Stationery supplies
Posted on 07 Dec 2016
To order stationery supplies for the 2017 school year please use the links below.
Note: To receive free delivery, all orders must be placed by the 18th of December 2016.
Lanyon High School Celebrates 20 Years
Posted on 03 Nov 2016
In October Lanyon High School celebrated 20 years since its official opening. A special assembly was held and attended by the whole school, and special guests who included former staff members and the founding principal Barry Woolacott. Mr. Woolacott spoke at the assembly and shared his recollections of Lanyon's first years.
To read the Canberra Chronicle article click here.
Posted on 03 May 2016
Tours of Lanyon High School will run every Wednesday from 10am by appointment only.
Please contact the front office to book an appointment.
Parent Teacher Interviews
Posted on 21 Mar 2016
To book an interview at Parent teacher Interview night on Wednesday 6 April 2016 please go to: https://lanyonhs.sessionkeeper.com.au
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.
School Uniform Purchases
Posted on 25 Jan 2016The front office will be open for parents purchase school uniforms on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th January between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm.
Commencement dates Term 1, 2016
Posted on 14 Dec 2015
Monday 1st February - Year 7 Students commence school.
Tuesday 2nd February - Year 8,9 and 10 students commence school.
2016 Stationery Requirements
Please use the link below for details of the 2016 stationery requirements.
A Thousand Cranes Performance
Posted on 24 Nov 2015
On Friday 27th November at 6pm students will be performing the play "A Thousand Cranes". The performance will be in the learning space and tickets will be available at the door.
Tim Cahill visits Lanyon High School
Posted on 13 Nov 2015On Tuesday star Socceros player Tim Cahill visited Lanyon High School.
The whole school watched on as he judged a juggling competition and then awarded the winning student, David Gurney with the honour of bringing out the match ball for last night's world cup qualifier at Bruce Stadium. David was overcome by emotion at the event and Tim Cahill took the opportunity to speak to all of our students about following their dreams and working hard towards achieving their best in life.
Minister Joy Burch Launches ANZAC spirit prize at Lanyon High School
Posted on 16 Oct 2015ACT Education Minister Joy Burch launched the Spirit of ANZAC prize in front of the Lanyon High School sea of poppies this week.
During 2015 students from the Lanyon Cluster of schools have commemorated the centenary of Gallipoli by creating and placing a poppy on our remembrance wall. On Wednesday Minister Burch used this space to launch the 2016 ANZAC Spirit Competition. The competition is open to all ACT year 9 & 10 students and requires them to submit a creative response to a quote from World War 1 war corespondent and historian Charles Bean. Click here for more information about the ANZAC spirit prize.
Senior Course Selection Information
Posted on 13 Oct 2015
An information session about the 2016 Year 9 & 10 course selection process will be held on Wednesday 14th October 6- 7 pm in the Learning Space at Lanyon High School.
For more information about the 2016 course selection process click here.
Parent Teacher Interview Night
Posted on 07 Sep 2015
Parent Teacher Interview night to discuss Term 3 progress reports will be held on Wednesday 16th September 4 -7 pm. To book an interview please go to this website: https://lanyonhs.sessionkeeper.com.au
Posted on 29 Jul 2015
Lanyon High School is very lucky to have engaged one of Australia’s most respected speakers on parenting. Dr Justin Coulson, Psychologist, columnist with Sydney’s Daily Telegraph, guest speaker on The Project and Studio 10 is a parent of 6 children and an expert on positive parenting.
He will be speaking at Lanyon High School on Thursday 17th September from 6-7pm.
Free childcare will be available at this presentation.
If you wish to attend the seminar please make a booking through the following webpage:
Teachers from America Visit Lanyon High School
Posted on 02 Jul 2015Pre-service Teachers from the University of Illinois visiting Lanyon High School
For the past 2 days 25 pre-service teachers from the Univesity of Illinois have been visiting a range of classes in the the Lanyon Cluster of Schools. Our students have really enjoyed working with these teachers. Their visit culminated with a joint afternoon tea which was attended by Lanyon teachers, the American Pre-Service teachers and the University of Illinois Dean of Education, Mary Kalantzis and Professor Bill Cope.
Their visit allowed us to share the high quality teaching that happens at Lanyon High School.
Wheelies Road Show comes to Lanyon High School
Posted on 25 Jun 2015Last week Wheelchair Sports NSW came to the school with their Wheelies Roadshow. This forum aimed to teach our Year 10 students about the impacts of road safety. The students had an excellent day playing wheelchair basketball as part of the program and our leadership students ran a fun session with junior students at recess.
Enrolment for 2016 now open
Posted on 13 May 2015
Enrolment period for year 7 2016 has started and will remain open until 5th June.
If you have a child coming to Lanyon High School in year 7 2016, now is the time to place your on-line enrolment.
More information regarding enrolment:
Our Pastoral Care Advisor for year 7 2016 is Matthew Sandeman. Please feel free to contact Matthew or Acting Principal, Julie Collins if you have any questions about the enrolment process.
We will be conducting tours of the school at 10am on Wednesdays by appointment if you wish to see the school in operation.
Lanyon High School Open Night
Posted on 19 Mar 2015
The 2015 Lanyon High School Open Night is on Thursday 30th April 5:30 - 7:00pm.
This is a great opportunity to meet all our school staff and many of our students. You are invited to enjoy a tour of all our school facilities and experience what it may be like to attend Lanyon High School.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Congratulations to the 7/8 Rugby League team!
Posted on 16 Mar 2015
The boys finished in 2nd place at the Southside competition today. They will play in the ACT finals next week. Good luck!