ABOUT

Lihir International School/School to Mine


Lihir International School/School to Mine is a Kindergarten to Year 10 School, of approximately 140 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 School/School to Mine 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 School/School to Mine 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 School/School to Mine’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 School/School to Mine

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

P | (675) 9864233

E | lisstm.admin@newcrest.com.au
Queensland Curriculum Licensed School Queensland Curriculum Licensed School
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