“For a community to be whole and healthy, it must be based on people’s love and concern for each other”
– Millard Fuller

The Lihir International Primary School (LIPS) community is ever changing and ever growing. Partnerships are an important part of school life, whether between teacher and student, parent and teacher, or associations with our local community; working together to achieve the LIPS vision is essential.


Staff at Lihir International Primary School have high expectations of all students and challenge them to be successful, enquiring learners while acknowledging individual differences and learning needs.. Read more…



The Lihir International Primary School is owned and operated by Newcrest Mining Limited. The purpose of our school is to provide a high quality education to the company’s Townsite residents.

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Lihir International Primary School students are involved in a structured Student Council that raises ideas and makes recommendations to School Council to improve our school. Read more…

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Parents are very welcome at Lihir International Primary School and we encourage parent participation in many forms. Many parents are involved in helping to run the school canteen, Parents & Wantoks committee and special events. Read more…

Lihir International Primary School

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

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