24 Mar · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Water Outage / School Closure Monday

Good afternoon parents / carers,   Due to the water outage on Monday 27th March and the inability to use the school toilets, the school will be closed for students.   Parents who wish to send their children in the morning at 8am to collect some work for the day prepared by the teachers are …


31 Jan · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Day 1 Update – Term 1 2022

Dear Parents and Caregivers,   Welcome back!   It was great to see many of our Lihir International School students return to school today for the beginning of the 2022 school year. I would like to extend a special welcome to the new families whose children join us in 2022, while at the same time …


28 Jan · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Welcome to 2022

Dear Parents and Caregivers,   I look forward to welcoming back all students to Lihir International School, next week Monday, the 31st January. Students should be at school by 8.00am at the latest.  I am sure our students are eager to start the new school year, with all the exciting learning to be had ahead! Staff resumed on …


30 Apr · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Term 2 Reopening

Dear parents and carers,   This week, a comprehensive review of the school’s Covid 19 Risk Assessment and prevention measures has been undertaken prior to children’s return to school on Monday, the 3rd May. This has been done in consultation with the Newcrest Health and Safety Team, ISOS doctors and personnel, Queensland Department of Education …


9 Apr · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Term 2 2021 Covid-19 Prevention

Dear parents and carers,   Due to the current 30 day limitation of face to face interaction implemented to assist in controlling the spread of Covid-19 on Lihir, Lihir International School will be closed until the end of April. It is anticipated the school will re-open for term 2 on Monday the 3rd of May, after …


7 Jul · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Term 3 2020 Covid-19 Prevention

Dear parents and carers, Lihir International School will re-open for term 3 on Monday the 6th July, after being closed for term 2 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The school’s closure and ensuing remote teaching and learning assisted in protecting our island and particularly, our children. All returned expat teachers have completed the mandatory 14 day isolation and have been …


29 Nov · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Week 8 Term 4 2018

Dear Parents and Carers,   LIPS First Year Eight Graduation   Our graduating Year 8s will share their official graduation function with their families next Thursday, 6th of December.   Our Year 8 students have been great ambassadors for our school, and we wish them every success as they leave LIPS and prepare to attend …


9 Feb · Gregory Neville · No Comments


Parents & Wantoks, Next Tuesday 13/2/18 is the Annual General meeting of the LIPS Parents & Wantoks Committee at 6pm in the Music Room. We would like to encourage everyone to attend this meeting. Read more…


18 Sep · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Introduction of Year 8

Dear Parents,   Newcrest Mining LTD has endorsed the extension of schooling at LIPS to include Year 8. This decision allows for PNG National children to sit for the PNG Year 8 National Exams and receive their Basic Certificate of Education. The move also complements our current Year 7 in offering a solid middle school …


31 Jan · Gregory Neville · No Comments

Acquaintance Night

Wednesday 3rd of February at 6pm   Dear Parents,   Lihir International Primary School Staff invite all parents to attend a brief information session with their child’s / children’s teacher on Wednesday 3rd of February.   Please gather in the outside assembly area for an official welcome at 6pm.   Following the welcome all teachers …

Lihir International School/School to Mine

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

P | (675) 9864233

E | lisstm.admin@newmont.com