"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 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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Week 4 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   Part of the provincial New Ireland Day celebrations that were held across the province last Monday included the Governor’s Essay competition. This competition was open to all school aged children in all New Ireland schools. Students from LIS had the opportunity to enter and we are pleased to announce that ...

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Week 3 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   Monday is a public holiday for New Ireland Day. It is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the beautiful province of New Ireland, a place we are all lucky to call home. I am sure LIS families will find opportunities over the long weekend to be thankful for the people, ...

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Week 2 – Term 3 2020

Dear parents and carers,   Please ensure your child has a school hat to wear during playtime and other outdoor activities. Please make sure hats are clearly named. If you require any item of school uniform, please see Rachael in the front office.   Thanks to those parents who are endeavouring to drop their children ...

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