Telopea Park School, Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra is a unique school. The school was established in 1923 and since 1984 it has been a bi-national French-Australian school. The school has an international character with over 70 nationalities represented in the student population
Telopea Park School/Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra provides a safe, caring and supportive environment where all students have equity of opportunity and access to learning. Through its philosophy and practice, the school promotes mutual respect and tolerance.
Telopea Park School/Lycée Franco-Australien de Canberra is committed to excellence in education and in all fields of endeavour by challenging students to develop the skills and personal qualities needed to live successfully in a complex world. The school values and celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity and students achieving their personal best through a broad range of educational experiences.
The school operates with 3 streams, a K-6 bilingual stream, an English-French Stream 7-10 leading to the French Brevet and Baccalaureat, and a comprehensive 7-10 English stream. All secondary students undertake the MYP. Seven languages: Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, are offered in the IB MYP from Year 7. All Year 7 languages are at beginner level and background speakers will not be placed in a language class of their mother tongue.