15th Dec 2017 - Term 4 Ends
25th Dec 2017 (all day) - Christmas Day
26th Dec 2017 (all day) - Boxing Day
1st Jan 2018 (all day) - New Year's Day
26th Jan 2018 (all day) - Australia Day
5th Feb 2018 (all day) - Term 1 begins - new students start school
6th Feb 2018 (all day) - Term 1 begins - continuing students return
12th Mar 2018 (all day) - Canberra Day
30th Mar 2018 (all day) - Good Friday
31st Mar 2018 (all day) - Easter Saturday
On Tuesday, 5 December 2017 Telopea Park School held its annual Year 10 Graduation in the school hall. 12 contact groups comprising of 219 year 10 students presented for the award of their certificates, which were undertaken by representative contact group teachers, Principal Ms Kerrie Blain, M. David Binan (Head of French Studies), and Ms Sheree Avard (Year 10 Coordinator). Guest speaker Clementine Pickwick presented an inspiring speech to the year 7 to year 10 student body, discussing the benefits that sport had played in her life including the development of resilience and commitment, listening to instructions, building team and leadership capacity, and of never giving up. Telopea Park School – Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra congratulates this year's graduating class and wishes the school community a safe and happy holiday.
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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