Member School of Education QLD International


Artwork year 6-7, August 2013

The Australian Curriculum provides the basis for programming, planning and assessing at Lihir International Primary School and the school is able to provide this due to a licensing agreement with Education Queensland International.

The school is audited each year to ensure the high expectations of the licensing agreement are met and teachers travel to Australia each July for Professional Development to ensure teaching and learning at Lihir International Primary School continually improves and keeps pace with education delivered in Australian primary schools.

Outstanding teaching and learning is evident in all curriculum areas.

There are currently 9 Learning Areas:

  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Science
  • The Arts
  • Design and Technology
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Languages (Tok Pisin)
  • HASS

Underpinning the implementation of the Australian Curriculum at Lihir International Primary School is the continual focus on developing socially responsible and respectful students by promoting personal excellence and values for a positive and successful future.

Physical Education and Health is taught to all primary school classes by a specialist PE teacher and a specialist Art teacher facilitates Art lessons, for all classes, throughout the week.

Tok Pisin, the local PNG language, is the language other than English taught at our school.

The school features a range of extra curricula activities for children and these include out of school sport, singing group and Creative Writing Club while visiting specialists work at Lihir International Primary School, throughout the year, in areas such as Speech Pathology, Educational Psychology and Growth and Development.

Lihir International Primary School

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

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