28th May 2018 - Reconcilation DayPublic Holiday
28th May 2018 (all day) - Reconciliation Day
11th Jun 2018 (all day) - Queen's Birthday
6th Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm - Term 2 ends
23rd Jul 2018 9:00am-3:00pm - Term 3 begins
28th Sep 2018 9:00am-3:00pm - Term 3 ends
1st Oct 2018 (all day) - Labour Day
15th Oct 2018 9:00am-3:00pm - Term 4 begins
On Wednesday, 2 May a ceremony commemorating the participation of Australian and New Zealand soldiers in World War 1 took place in Hyde Park, Sydney. In attendance was M. Emmanuel MACRON, President of the Republic of France, and the Prime Minister of Australia, H.E. the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP.
Attending the ceremony were year 9 and year 10 student representatives from Telopea Park School/ Le Lycée Franco-Australien, who also presented a binational school project on the subject “The Exhibition about Indigenous Australians and Kanak from New Caledonia who fought in the Great War, WW1”. We thank history teachers Mrs Robyn Mc Ewin and M. Pierrick Chalay for conducting the exhibition; as we thank the teachers who supervised the students in Sydney, M. Laurent Leguay and Mrs Floriane Michel. Also attending was Principal Kerrie Blain, Proviseur / Head of French Studies: David Binan.
High School Day: 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM (except Thursday, 8:45 AM - 3:09 PM)
Primary School Day: 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM (Monday - Friday)
Telopea Park School, Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra, is a unique school. It has a long proud history, having taken its first students in 1923. Since 1983 is has been a binational French-Australian school, established as the result of an agreement between the Governments of France and Australia. The agreement sets the parameters within which the school operates.
The school is administered as part of the Australian Capital Territory Government school system. It is accountable to the French and Australian authorities as well as to the ACT Education Directorate.
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