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    Lyndhurst Secondary College receives donation

    A BIG Thank you to Woolworths Supermarkets, Cranbourne North store who donated fresh fruit platters, bread, milk and juice to help our breakfast club and to give our students a healthy breakfast to start the day.Staff from the local Woolworths store visited the College on Friday morning with their donation and were presented with a certificate of appreciation.The donation of food and fresh fruit is such a great gift and we are very appreciative of this as it ensures that all students have the op...  Read More...

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    Year 8 Camp

    On Wednesday 15th November,  25 keen Lyndhurst Secondary College Year 8 students set off for camp at Phillip Island. It was a great way for them to link their studies in PE and Health with the real world. Students camped at Cowes Caravan Park where they also participated in many activities such as sea kayaking, hiking, beach activities and went to see the Penguin Parade. They showed great resilience and problem solving as it rained much of the time, however they did not complain i...  Read More...

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    Awards Presentation

    On Monday 27th November, Students in Years 7 to 10, their family members and staff attended the end of year Endeavour Awards Presentation assembly at the College. It was fantastic to see so many students receive well deserved awards for their efforts and acknowledge their gains through this presentation.During the assembly, it was great to hear from student leaders talking about their experiences and we had the privilege of listening to a drums solo from a very talented Year 11 student.Once the ...  Read More...

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    Valedictory Graduation Dinner

    Year 12 students looked fabulous and shone with pride as they formally concluded their secondary education at the 2017 Valedictory Graduation Dinner last Friday, 24th November. Students were presented with completion certificates and a commemorative snow globe, designed by the College Captains. Congratulations to all students who conducted themselves with pride and integrity; it was an amazing night!   Read More...

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    White Ribbon Day

    On Friday 24th November, Lyndhurst Secondary College marked White Ribbon Day with a range of activities such as creating canvas art, making dream catchers to symbolise peace and harmony and at lunchtime, all students and staff were treated to a sausage sizzle.   Read More...

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    Cranbourne Trade Skills Centre completion

    Lyndhurst Secondary College has undergone a major renovation of its Automotive and Engineering facility as part of the TSC project and will be offering VETiS courses on site from 2018.Opening in 2018, the Cranbourne Region Trade Skills Centre will offer students the opportunity to undertake Vocational Education Training in Schools (VETiS) programs to complement their VCE or VCAL studies.The Lyndhurst Secondary College Trade Skills Centre (TSC) is a joint venture between Lyndhurst, Cranbourne, Al...  Read More...

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    7ACE Personal Best Project

    A big part of the ACE program in 2017, besides a Community element, was for students in 7A to prepare a Personal Best project.The idea behind a Personal Best project was to instill resilience and persistence in students by setting goals that required them to strive for success.The Personal Best project topics were chosen by the students around a particular theme or interest that they were passionate about.The Project was introduced in Term 2 and students then spent Term 3 and 4 working on their ...  Read More...

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    Positive Behaviour Purpose Statement Vote now on Compass!

    School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) is a framework that promotes positive behaviours. Lyndhurst Secondary College uses the framework by; modelling and teaching positive behaviours, explicitly and incidentally teaching expected behaviours, and rewarding students for using our College values of Commitment, Integrity, Respect and Excellence.Part of the SWPBS framework is to create a behaviour purpose statement. This identifies the common approach to behaviour used by staff at our College...  Read More...

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    Graduation success for past LSC student

    Following a recent communication from a parent of a past student, we would love to share this Fantastic news with you.Tiarna Preer attended Lyndhurst Secondary College and graduated Year 12, leaving for further study at University in 2013.We are so pleased to tell you that Tiarna graduated from Deakin University on Wednesday 4th October 2017. Tiarna completed her degree in Sports Science and nutrition and I know her family are very proud of her as are we.Her Mother Susan, contacted Lyndhurst las...  Read More...

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    Lyndhurst student takes part in the Centenarian 100 Project

    100 is an art exhibition profiling Melbourne’s Centenarians through portraits created by skilled young artists.It is about bringing the community together through inter-generational interactions. Each Centenarian is partnered with a teenage artist from the local area.Over several visits, the Centenarian and teenage artist share time together getting to know each and sketches are made, references are noted and photos are taken then a final portrait is created.One of our very talented Year 11 stud...  Read More...

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    Students visit residents at Lifeview Willow Wood

    The Lyndhurst Secondary College community spirit continues with a visit to Lifeview Willow Wood aged care facility in Cranbourne.Students were warmly welcomed at Willow Wood on Monday 4th September.There were smiles all round as the residents enthusiastically played traditional wooden rope quoits and cards with Year 7 students from Lyndhurst Secondary College. Some were happy to just sit, chat and enjoy the company of each other while one resident supported Aleiah (Lyndhurst student pictured) to...  Read More...

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    Year 12 Student set to shine at the State School Spectacular

    Rebecca Zahra, College Captain of Lyndhurst Secondary College is set to shine when she takes to the big stage next month for the third year running. Rebecca, 17, is one of 16 principal dancers at this year’s State Schools Spectacular after performing as a principal dancer in 2016 and ensemble dancer in 2015.Year 12 Lyndhurst Secondary College student Rebecca, who started dancing when she was seven, dreamed as a young girl of becoming a professional dancer. She has since realised her dream ...  Read More...

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    Supporting 'Mums Supporting Families In Need'

    Lyndhurst Secondary College students are continuing to enjoy their visits to local organisations as part of a community project started in July by Sue Carrol, teacher at Lyndhurst.On Friday 18th August, 7A visited a local charity to deliver supplies donated from Lyndhurst Secondary College and help to sort clothes, children’s gifts and unpack food and toiletry donations.Mums Supporting Families in Need is a local charity, with their warehouse based in Seaford; it is a fully-volunteer-run o...  Read More...

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    Excellent Learning growth in NAPLAN

    NAPLAN 2017Lyndhurst Secondary College’s culture of high expectations, focus on teaching and learning and collaborative work by all staff over the last two years has contributed to excellent learning growth in NAPLAN. The table below compares state student learning growth from Year 7 – 9 with the student learning growth at Lyndhurst. In all areas we are equal or have surpassed the state.AREASTATE GROWTH – 7-9LYNDHURST SC GROWTH 7-9READING3138WRITING3852SPELLING3434GRAMMAR &...  Read More...

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    Cranbourne Home Prize Giving Assembly

    It was a pleasure to welcome Jenny Birt, Marketing Manager and Janet Reading, Centre Manager of Cranbourne Home to Lyndhurst Secondary College’s Assembly on Monday 14th of August to present student prizes from the centre retailers.Lyndhurst Secondary College takes great pride in supporting local community initiatives and when Cranbourne Home approached the College with a Community Art Competition, we accepted enthusiastically.Lyndhurst Secondary College students were invited to submit a pi...  Read More...

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    Community Connectedness

    Lyndhurst Secondary College students are embarking on a series of visits to local organisations to develop relationships and forge community partnerships.To kick off this fantastic project, on Friday 21st July, a group of Year 7 students headed down to Lynbrook Kindergarten to read books, play games and work with the educators to support and learn with the young children who attend. It was lovely to see their interactions and how engaged the children were. The first visit was an overwhelming suc...  Read More...

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    Cranbourne Home Winners Announced

    Lyndhurst Secondary College and Cranbourne Home joined forces to bring the community together through art. An opportunity was identified at Cranbourne Home using hanging banners and poster wall frames ; Lyndhurst Secondary College students were invited to submit a piece of artwork that reflected their Community – City of Casey.Cranbourne Home asked the public to ‘like your favourite design’ using the Cranbourne Home Facebook page. Finalists work was published online in May and judging commenced ...  Read More...

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    Art winners Announced at Lynbrook

    Students at Lyndhurst Secondary College were celebrating today at a prize giving lunch laid on by Melanie Brown, Marketing Manager for Lynbrook Shopping Village.All of the lucky entrants were treated to burgers and shakes at Lynbrook Village Suburban Burger where the winners were announced. Amongst the teachers who joined the students, Councillor, Amanda Stapledon and Principal, Ms Konnie Prades were there to share in this special lunch.Prizes were awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, People’s...  Read More...

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    Cranbourne Region Trade Skills Centre Update

    The Lyndhurst Secondary College major renovation of our Automotive and Engineering facility as part of the TSC project, is well on its way to completion.In 2018, the new Centre will be offering VETiS courses on site giving students the opportunity to undertake Vocational Education Training in Schools (VETiS) programs to complement their VCE or VCAL studies.The Trade Skills Centre (TSC) is a joint venture between Lyndhurst, Cranbourne, Alkira and Marnebek Secondary Colleges and will be offering t...  Read More...

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    Cash 4 Classrooms

    Support Lyndhurst Secondary College as we take part in Cash 4 ClassroomsFollowing the success of this initiative last year with local Primary Schools, Lynbrook Village Shopping Centre approached Lyndhurst Secondary College and offered us the chance to get involved.It’s a Fantastic opportunity to generate funds and prizes for our College and support local businesses in the community.Being involved in the program is easy, every time you shop at Lynbrook Village Shopping Centre, simply pop yo...  Read More...

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    Cranbourne Home Banner Competition voting has started

    In partnership with Lyndhurst Secondary College, Cranbourne Homes’ Hanging Banner Competition voting via Facebook is now live.https://business.facebook.com/cranbournehome/?business_id=597683010373170Voting closes 9am Friday 2nd June 2017 and winners will be announced at midday.“Lyndhurst Secondary College students art work looks amazing so go online and ‘like’ your favourite.”    Read More...

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    Cranbourne Region Trade Skills Centre update

    Lyndhurst Secondary College is currently undergoing a major renovation of our Automotive and Engineering facility as part of the TSC project and will be offering VETiS courses on site from 2018.Opening in 2018, the Cranbourne Region Trade Skills Centre will offer students the opportunity to undertake Vocational Education Training in Schools (VETiS) programs to complement their VCE or VCAL studies.The Trade Skills Centre (TSC) is a joint venture between Lyndhurst, Cranbourne, Alkira and Marnebek ...  Read More...

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    Cranbourne Home Banner Design

    Lyndhurst Secondary College and Cranbourne Home have joined forces to bring the community together through art. An opportunity was identified at the Cranbourne Home carpark using the large hanging banners; Lyndhurst Secondary College students were invited to submit a piece of artwork that reflects their Community – City of Casey.Entry closed Friday 28th April and an amazing collection of our students’ artwork was provided to Cranbourne Homes Marketing Manager, Jenny Birt. The work will be publis...  Read More...

  • The 2017 Attitudes to School Survey

    At Lyndhurst Secondary College we want our students to tell us what they think.Our school is conducting a survey to find out what your child thinks of our school. The Attitudes to School survey is an annual student survey offered by the Department of Education and Training. The survey assists schools in gaining an understanding of students' perceptions and experience of school.Our school will use the survey results to plan programs and activities to improve your child's schooling experie...  Read More...

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    Vote for your favourite!

    Following the launch of the Lynbrook Village art competition for Teens, our student’s designs are now on display in the main foyer of the shopping centre at Lynbrook Village.29 pieces have been shortlisted, reproduced and hung for visitors to view whilst out shopping or meeting friends for coffee. The artwork looks amazing and shows how talented and creative our students at Lyndhurst Secondary College are.The display will be up for another 5 weeks, please visit and vote for your favourite ...  Read More...

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    Marilyns Masters

    The World Masters Games is the world’s largest multi-sport event. Held every four years, it is the pinnacle sporting event for Masters competitors worldwide. In supporting the Olympic Games ethos of ‘sport for all’, the goal of the World Masters Games is to encourage participation in sport throughout life and celebrate competition and camaraderie.The first ever Games were held in Toronto, Canada in 1985.   Read More...

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    Art Smart

    Students at Lyndhurst Secondary College have been busy producing amazing creations for a competition hosted by Lynbrook Village.Lynbrook Village Shopping Centre asked our students earlier this term to create a piece of art depicting ‘CULTURE’ – Incorporating Peace and the Environment in the form of an A3 image.From the works submitted, up to 29 shortlisted pieces will be scanned and reproduced as large format corflute prints and displayed in Lynbrook Village Shopping Centre for...  Read More...

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    Open Night 2017

    Our Open Night at Lyndhurst Secondary College took place on Wednesday March 15th. We laid on a Sausage sizzle for those wanting to eat and supplied plenty of water and juice, although it was a very hot evening, our positive reputation continued to grow within the community as we welcomed visitors eager to find out about our school.The Principal, Kondilo Prades addressed the families and prospective students warmly and with passion and pride. She talked about our increasing student performan...  Read More...

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    Year 7 Camp

    Our Year 7 students attended camp at Phillip Island leaving Wednesday 22nd February and returning on the afternoon Friday 24th February. We were there to send them off and welcome them back. The excitement from all the students as they were getting ready to leave was palpable; there were many smiling faces, looking forward to a great three days of activities and developing new friendships and solidifying relationships.   Read More...

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    Casey's Race

    ‘Casey’s Race’An enthusiastic and inspiring group of year 12 students from Lyndhurst Secondary College will be running the Casey 2017 Relay for Life. The students will run the relay from 5:45pm on Friday 3rd March to 6:00pm on Saturday 4th March at Akoonah Park, Berwick. Their aim is to raise funds for the Cancer Council Charity and create awareness within the community.A fellow year 12 student very sadly passed away over the summer break prompting Casey Olierook to enrol in the event which quic...  Read More...

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    Year 7 Camp sets off

    On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 36 very excited year 7 students set off for camp to Cowes, Philip Island. They were accompanied by 6 enthusiastic Teachers and 5 year 10 students.For the next 3 days, the planned adventure will comprise of many sporting activities such as surfing lessons and beach fun. The experience encourages all students to challenge themselves, develop and build positive life-long skills in cooperation, teamwork and integrity as well as make lasting friendships to start the y...  Read More...

  • Thunderstorm asthma: Community information sessions

    Thunderstorm asthma: Community information sessionsThe Department of Health and Human Services is running community information sessions to give Victorians an opportunity to hear directly from experts about what thunderstorm asthma is and what steps you can take to help you and your family for the next pollen season.Information will also be provided about the emotional reactions experienced by people during and after emergencies and where additional help is available.Time has been allotted for p...  Read More...

  • Vaccination update for year 7 students

    We have been notified by Casey Council that the Government has announced changes in the Secondary School Vaccination program, as a result of an increase in the number of cases of the new MenW (strain of meningitis)What does this mean for you and your child?The first round of immunisations given at Lyndhurst Secondary College on March 1st will be HPV, with the addition of Boostrix.We thank you for your support.If you have any concerns please contact the school office on 5996 0144.Anne GarlickFirs...  Read More...

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    Casey 360 hits town today!

    Casey 360 Mobile Youth Service arrived on school grounds today for students to pay a visit, catch up with friends and chat with the youth workers supporting this brilliantly kitted out ‘Bus’. Students are encouraged to come along during lunchtime and, all our year 7 students will be introduced to this service throughout the day.The bus will be in and around Casey at various times throughout the year and stops at Lyndhurst Secondary College once a term. Casey’s Youth Service and...  Read More...

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    SCHOOL WIDE POSITIVE BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT PROGRAM (SWPBS)

    Lyndhurst Secondary College has implemented a School Wide Positive Behaviour Support (SWPBS) program to establish a school climate in which appropriate behaviour is the norm for all students. SWPBS is an evidence-based approach which promotes proactive and explicit teaching of behavioural expectations.We acknowledge and give recognition to students for following the expectations, rather than waiting for misbehaviour and unacceptable behaviour to occur before responding. As part of the SWPBS prog...  Read More...

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    Welcome to our new website and blog at Lyndhurst!


    After a few months of planning, we are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The website team here at Lyndhurst have been very busy, it's been a while coming, but we've finally got our new website up...  Read More...

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