Telopea Park School

Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra

An ACT Public School

Upcoming Events

16th Oct 2019 - 19th Oct 2019 - Yr 9 camp

23rd Oct 2019 3:30pm-4:30pm - Gifted and Talented Meeting, Conference Room

24th Oct 2019 - 26th Oct 2019 - Secondary Band Trip

2nd Nov 2019 2:00pm-7:00pm - School Fete

5th Nov 2019 5:00pm - Yr 7 2020 Parent Information session

6th Nov 2019 - 15th Nov 2019 - Yr 6Noumea Exchnage

11th Nov 2019 - 12th Nov 2019 - yr 7 South Coast band trip

19th Dec 2019 (all day) - Term 4 - Ends

25th Dec 2019 (all day) - Christmas Day

26th Dec 2019 (all day) - Boxing Day

Link to school calendar


La Grande Fête 2019

Telopea Park School's flagship event is back this year!

To download the poster (PDF), please click here.

Show me your teeth, I'll tell you what you eat !

During their Discovery of the World program, the students of 2.2 (Anne BOUTAUD) studied the different diets of animals and also the names and roles of human teeth...

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The garden club celebrates Telopea's 96th anniversary

Telopea Park School celebrated its 96th anniversary, for its birthday the garden club planted this week the first fruit tree in the garden...

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Endangered species - Telopea amongst the competition winners !

Following the previous article about Endangered Species competition, the two classes who took part in the competition won a prize !

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From fungi to fabulous food!

Student making Bread

Have you ever made bread? This crusty on the outside, soft on the inside, delectable concoction is actually made from a chemical reaction... This activity has been a fantastic cross-curricular activity, between Year 9/10 and year 6 !

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Science Week

Last Thursday we held an exciting, hands-on afternoon of where students showcased their STEM challenge skills to parents and carers in celebration of this year’s National Science Week. The event highlights the enthusiastic commitment and involvement of our students and teachers in STEM-based activities and promotes a positive and aspiring attitude to learning.

Science week 2019

Thank you to everyone who participated !

The Astrolabe project is on again !

From the beginning of the term, groups with EFS and ES students are working collaboratively on their scientific project with the possibility of winning a trip to Hobart !

Capitaine Petitdidier came in class so students had the opportunity to share what they are doing, and how they are progressing. Each group is being mentored by a practicing scientist from various organisations such as the ANU or CSIRO. Growing algae on extreme salinity or pH condition, study ice breaking ability or electromagnetics deflexion amongst other varied topics and all are fascinating !

ICAS Digital Technologies

The International Competitions and Assessment for Schools (ICAS) assessment for Digital Technologies for year 7 to year 10 students at Telopea Park School will take place on Monday, 2 September 2019.

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In Term 2, students from Year 7 to Year 9 were given a variety of opportunities to be involved in Service and Action activities...

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Sydney Cultural Trip

Last week a group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from Year 7 to 10 participated in the 2019 Sydney Cultural Trip...

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Canberra Grenoble 2019 students Exchange

A group of students from Telopea could go to Grenoble, France for 5 weeks, students from Grenoble then came to Canberra for the same duration...

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Science Week

An exciting, hands-on afternoon of STEM! Students, parents carers are invited to participate in our celebration of this year’s National Science Week theme – ‘Destination Moon’.

To download the flyer please click this link

Ski Trip

Last week, for two days, students from years 7-8 and 9-10 could attend the annual ski Trip in Thredbo...

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Year 10 Personal Projects exhibition

On the 25th of June, Year 10 students where involved in a big exhibition of their personal projects in the Hall.

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Step into the limelight

Telopea Park School was well represented at the famous annual art exhibition, with even a student receiving individual acknowledgement in regards to the Isabel Mathews Scholarship...

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Endangered Species in Primary

Our class participates in the art competition on endangered species...

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NAIDOC Week for Primary

In Term 2, K2 students worked on Australian fauna and flora and Aboriginal culture and art...

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Quand les cochons voleront - CE2

Third graders participated in the "Quand les cochons voleront" contest organized by the Australian Association of French English Bilingual schools (AAFEBS)...

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RoboCup 2019 - Sydney Excursion

Just before the break, a group of 15 students had the chance to attend the RoboCup event in Sydney, a whole day about robotics !!!

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The school-based competition is suitable for students from lower secondary to upper secondary. Entrants in years 7/8 and 9/10 have 75 minutes to solve more complex problems...

To read more and download the permission note, please click here

New Timetable for Secondary

Starting Term 2, Telopea Park School Secondary follows the new timetable. This way, every day starts at 8:50AM and ends at 3:15PM. To access it, please click on the image below :

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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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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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

About Us

High School Day:      8:50 AM - 3:15 PM (Monday - Friday)
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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