Telopea Park School

Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra

An ACT Public School

Upcoming Events

21st Apr 2019 (all day) - Easter Sunday

22nd Apr 2019 (all day) - Easter Monday

25th Apr 2019 (all day) - ANZAC Day

29th Apr 2019 (all day) - Term 2 - Begins

7th May 2019 5:00pm-6:30pm - Year 7 Open day for schoolyear 2020

9th May 2019 5:30pm-6:30pm - Year 10 Information Session - 2020 and Beyond

27th May 2019 (all day) - Reconciliation Day

30th May 2019 - Réunion d'information - Passage en classe de 5ème

10th Jun 2019 (all day) - Queen's Birthday

5th Jul 2019 - 6th Jul 2019 - Term 2 - Ends

Link to school calendar


Year 10 Information Session - 2020 AND BEYOND

Thursday 9th May 2019

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Expo Night - Year 7 Open day for 2020

Tuesday 7th May 2019 from  5:00pm to 6:30pm

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Enrolment Sessions Timetable 2019 - South Weston


Wednesday 1st May 2019

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Compétition Francophonie 2019: Raconter une histoire avec des phylactères (speech bubbles)

Six Secondary schools participated in the Francophonie Competition organised by the Alliance Française de Canberra and the French Embassy.

The secondary competition was to illustrate ‘phylactère’, one the 10 words chosen for the 2019 Francophonie celebration. The theme of this year’s celebration was: ‘Le français sous toutes les formes’.

The origin of  the word ‘phylactère’ (phylactery) is Ancient Greek, meaning ‘guard’.   The phylactery was originally a leather box where biblical scrolls were kept. The modern meaning of a phylactère is a speech bubble.

The opening ceremony of the Francophonie Day  was on Friday 21 March, Sophie Frawley (Year 9) won the first prize for her comic strip.

To access her work, click on this link

L'Astrolabe : Hobart !

Last year, the Astrolabe Project (a STEM project) was held for the first time for the Y9 students at Telopea Park School. As part of the project, students had to present their investigation to a panel of experts. The best presentations were awarded a trip to Hobart to visit the Astrolabe naval frigate...

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Success at the French Physics Olympiads

Four year 9 students, guided by their teacher Floriane Michel, from Telopea Park School participated in the 26th French Physics Olympiads this year with outstanding results.

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Schoolwear provider

The new provider is Macdonalds Schoolwear at Jamison Plaza, Macquarie. The school and P&C have been working together to ensure quality and price is comparable with our previous supplier.

You can shop in store or order online and have items delivered to your home or pick up in store.


Macdonalds Schoolwear
Shop 33 Jamison Plaza
Bowman Street MACQUARIE ACT 2614
PH: 02 6251 2660

Book Launch - November 21, 2018

Join us to celebrate the launch of Ken Mackay and Sue Briginshaw's dragon fantasy : Bluey's Magical adventure !

If you want to have a look at the book review, please click here.

STEM Project : L'Astrolabe

The French Navy Ship L’Astrolabe is a Polar Patrol Vessel / Icebreaker which will be based in Hobart (TAS) each summer during the next 30 years in order to resupply the French Antarctic bases Dumont D’Urville and Concordia in support of the French scientific Polar Institute (IPEV).

Teaming up TPS and L’Astrolabe is thus a perfect tool for a French Australian education project involving STEM around Antarctica.

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About Us

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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