"Knowledge Knows No Bounds"


Welcome from Jacinta Webb, Department of Education and Training, Queensland Government.



If your child is going to be absent please notify the school as soon as possible ...


Will be brought to the front office and displayed at morning assembly...


The school uniform consists of the Sports Uniform and Dress Uniform...


Children who require first aid first see the teacher on duty...


The Parents and Wantoks Committee provides a canteen...


Students are not to bring mobile phones or electronic devices to school...



27/01/2020 – 02/04/2020


20/04/2020 – 18/06/2020


13/07/2020 – 17/09/2020


05/10/2020 – 03/12/2020



Week 3 – Term 4 2020

Dear Parents and Caregivers,   Please read carefully the ‘New Normal’ requirements for Term 4 below. These practices continue to be in place to keep our children and island safe.   2021 Classes   I am currently in the final stages of organising classes for the 2021 school year. If you know your child / ...

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Week 2 – Term 4 2020

Dear Parents and Caregivers,   It has come to our attention that the new parent email group to which the school’s weekly Toksave and other correspondence has been sent to, is not working correctly. It appears that although all email addresses have been added to the group, due to some error, some families have not ...

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Week 1 – Term 4 2020

Dear parents and carers,   Welcome back to all for Term 4! It was great to see all the students so eager to return to school after the break. We have a busy term ahead; please download the calendar in this Toksave, outlining all that is happening throughout the term.   Teachers are busy preparing year ...

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Week 11 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers, In line with company policy, increased hygiene and social distancing practices will continue to be implemented in the school during Term 4. Please read the points below carefully. Thank you to all members of the LIS community for your patience and commitment in ensuring that we keep our children and island safe. ...

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Week 10 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   School for Term 3 will finish on Friday the 18th September. School resumes for Term 4 on Monday the 5th October. The revised dates for National Examinations are listed in the table below. The Year 8 National Exams are now in week 5 of Term 4 – November 2nd to 5th. Teachers are ...

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Week 9 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   In preparation for our first year 10 class in 2021, we are in the process of recruiting specialist highschool subject teachers to complement our current highschool teaching staff. Along with this, relevant textbooks and other teaching and learning resources are being purchased. We are also in the process of setting ...

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Week 8 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   LIS year 8 teachers are busily preparing students for the upcoming National Exams in Term 4. Preparations include use of past exam papers, mock exams to identify gaps and areas to be worked on, along with individual tuition for students who need it. Compulsory Saturday exam preparation classes are held ...

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Week 7 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   A priority for LIS/STM teachers is participating in quality professional development opportunities. Besides afterschool PD activities and Curriculum meetings held throughout the term, staff usually participate in a week of planned PD activities during the June/July holiday break; however, due to COVID 19, this did not occur. This is why the term commenced a ...

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Week 6 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   The School to Mine (STM) incorporates both Lihir International School and the School to Mine Campus (STMC), formerly the Work Ready Institute (WRI). The STMC is the venue for many of the high school classes including Library, Science and Technology. We are in the process of setting up a STEM workshop ...

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Week 5 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   LIS classroom teachers have been working busily to cover the curriculum content after the school’s closure last term. This term, there is a targeted focus on reading and maths, to ensure children maintain appropriate levels. Special timetables have been created to allocate individual assistance to those students who need it. ...

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