Telopea Park School

Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra

An ACT Public School


Upcoming Events

14th Mar 2016 - Canberra Day

25th Mar 2016 - Good Friday

26th Mar 2016 - Easter Saturday

28th Mar 2016 - Easter Monday

8th Apr 2016 - Term 1 Ends

25th Apr 2016 - ANZAC Day

26th Apr 2016 - Term 2 Begins

13th Jun 2016 - Queen's Birthday

1st Jul 2016 - Term 2 Ends

18th Jul 2016 - Term 3 Begins

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Welcome to 2016

On behalf of Principal Ms Kerrie Blain, the Proviseur /Head of French Studies M. Emmanuel Texier and school staff, Telopea Park School welcomes all students to the 2016 academic year.

Celebrating the Signing of an Important Agreement for the School

An Agreement was signed by Diane Joseph, the Director General of the ACT Education Directorate and M. Bruno Valéry representing the Director of the AEFE (French government agency for French Schools Abroad) on Friday 5 February. This Agreement pertains to the operation of the school in delivering the French National Curriculum, the employment of French teachers and the permission for students to sit for French National Examinations. Telopea Park School / Lycée franco-australien is now officially an AEFE Partner School. Witnessing the signing were the Ambassador of France, His Excellency Mr Christoph Lecourtier, ACT Minister for Education, Mr Shane Rattenbury, members of the School Board and invited guests.

Year 6 - Year 10 Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Telopea Park School - Lycée franco-australien de Canberra is a BYOD school. The device of choice at Telopea Park School is a Chromebook, which can be purchased for around $400. However, as a mixed BYOD model school, students may use a personal device of choice provided that the device complies within the following guidelines:

  • minimum 10" screen
  • six hour battery charge
  • easy Wi-Fi connectivity
  • and a touch type keyboard.

The BYOD program will run in alignment with the ACT Education Directorate (ACTED) and Telopea Park School's Acceptable Use of ICT Agreement. Parental consent is required to use Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office 365. These consent forms are available via the front office on 6142 3388.

Smart Phones: Smart phones are not an acceptable digital device for use at Telopea Park School and are not to be used in the classroom.

English French Stream Students

For Year 9 – 10 English French Stream (EFS) students and those continuing up to the Baccalauréat in the scientific stream, a Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (OS) computer is recommended.  The OS must be current (e.g. Windows 2007 is the current OS used by

For Year 9 – 10 English French Stream (EFS) students and those continuing up to the Baccalauréat in the scientific stream, a Microsoft Windows Operating Systems (OS) computer is recommended.  The OS must be current (e.g. Windows 2007 is the current OS used by the ACTED) and able to connect to the school's Wi-Fi. English French Stream PEDs will be required to have installed a number of dedicated French Scientific softwares, which will distributed by the EFS teachers in accordance to software licence standards.

as of September, 2015) and able to connect to the school's Wi-Fi. English French Stream PEDs will be required to have installed a number of dedicated French Scientific softwares, which will distributed by the EFS teachers in accordance to software licence standards.

BYOD Implementation Guidelines @ https://goo.gl/1uoSQO .

Further information: tom.spollard@ed.act.edu.au or phone via the front office on 6142 3388. Please label all correspondence as ICT BYOD Committee.

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We value your contributions. Please take a moment to complete the BYOD survey by clicking here.

Enhancing Online Safety

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Term Dates

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About Us

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 and Training Directorate.

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