Starting at, or moving to a new school is an important step. We provide a range of strategies so that each child feels supported through this transition stage. At Lyneham we work hard to ease this process through a combination of personal interviews/discussion and warm orientation activities. We encourage families to 'check us out' as every day is open day at our school.
If you would like to discuss enrolment at Lyneham Primary School, please contact the school on 62056511 to make an appointment with the Principal, Annamaria Zuffo.
Students who live in the suburbs of Lyneham, Downer and O'Connor (north of Belconnen Way and Macarthur Avenue) are automatically eligible for a place at Lyneham Primary School in Preschool to Year 6. Evidence showing the place of residence is required upon enrolment.
Non-Permanent Residents of Australia
Children who are not permanent residents of Australia are welcome to enrol at Lyneham Primary School, however eligibility to attend a school in the ACT as a non-fee paying international student must first be clarified by the International Students Unit of the ACT Department of Education and Training.
In the first instance parents/carers of non-permanent resident children should contact the International Education Unit on 02 62059176 (phone) or 02 6205 9239 (fax) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the ACT children are eligible to move into Kindergarten or commence school in Kindergarten if they turn five on or before 30 April in that year.
If you live in our Priority Enrolment Area (PEA) and you would like to enrol at Lyneham Primary School for Kindergarten, please complete an Enrolment Form and lodge it at our Primary Site as soon as possible. Please contact the school's front office. As part of the enrolment procedures, we request that you also show us your child's birth certificate, immunisation status and proof of where you live (a household utilities bill, lease agreement etc).
In the ACT children are eligible for a year of government preschool if they turn four on or before 30 April in that year. We have two preschool sites each offering sessions totalling 15 hours per week - one in Garling Street, Lyneham and one in Cotton Street, Downer. If you would like a placement in preschool for your child, please do get in touch.
Preschool enrolments for the 2015 school year will be taken from 8.30am on MONDAY, 28 APRIL 2014 at the Primary School site, Brigalow Street, Lyneham.
When lodging the Enrolment and Session Choice Forms at our Primary Site you will be required to show proof of address (household utilities bill, tenancy agreement etc) and your child's birth certificate or passport. Upon your child entering preschool in 2015 you will need to provide evidence of immunisation.
At the time of enrolment the following will need to be submitted:
The ACT Department of Health requires schools to collect information regarding each student's Immunisation status. An Immunisation Record can be:
If your child is not immunised, or you have no record of such immunisation, or you are not sure if he/she has been immunised, a Statutory Declaration must be provided to the school to this effect. Non-immunised children will be excluded from school in the event of an outbreak of a disease that is preventable by immunisation.