ABOUT L.I.P.S

Lihir International Primary School


Lihir International Primary School is a Kindergarten to Year 8 School, of approximately 80 students, situated on Lihir Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea.

 

The student population is approximately 75% Papua New Guinean and 20% Australian with a small number of children from other countries also attending the school.

 

Small classes are taught by Australian Teachers with support from a full time Papua New Guinean Teacher Assistant or Teacher Aide.

 

Parents are involved in all aspects of Lihir International Primary School and support the need for their children to have a strong learning foundation. The school’s philosophy is underpinned by a commitment to providing high quality education for the children of Newcrest Mining Limited’s Townsite residents and to be recognised as a school of academic excellence, providing a quality education and a foundation of lifelong learning skills in an inclusive environment.


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CURRICULUM

Students study the Australian Curriculum due to the school’s licensing agreement with Education Queensland International. Read More…

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COMMUNITY

The Lihir International Primary School (LIPS) community is ever changing and ever growing. Partnerships are an important part of school life  Read More…

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FACILITIES

The school has excellent facilities that are well maintained by Newcrest Mining Limited. Read More…

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OUR VALUES

Lihir International Primary School’s Purpose, Vision, Mission and Values have been developed in consultation with the students, parents and staff of our school community. Read More…

Lihir International Primary School

Newcrest Townsite, Lihir Island,
New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea

P | (675) 9864233

E | Gregory.Neville@newcrest.com.au
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