Interested parents and students wishing to take up a place into the Year 9 Select Entry Accelerated Learning program at Lyndale can follow the link below and registar by Tuesday, 9 September. The date of the examination is Wedneday, 17 September
Lyndale Secondary College ranked 1st for French in Victoria at the Language Perfect World Championships 2014. The annual online competition took place from the 19thto the 29thof May and Lyndale was represented by 267 highly dedicated French students across Years 7-9. Our school punched high above its weight, as the majority of schools in the top 10 for Victoria participated with more than 500 students each.
Collectively, our students answered 569,477 questions which tested their French reading, listening, and writing skills. They spent a total of 2,801 hours improving their French literacy skills, earning the outstanding score of 177,730 points which sky-rocketed our school into the top position in Victoria.
When the competition drew to a close, Lyndale had one student who achieved an Elite Award (over 10,000 points), ten students who achieved Gold Awards (over 3,000 points), nine students who achieved Silver Awards (over 2,000 points), forty students who achieved Bronze Awards (over 1,000 points), and 67 students who achieved Credit Awards (over 500 points).
The recipient of the Elite Award, Thineth Madurapperuma of 8A, was very determined to achieve a top score during the competition. His passion for learning French combined with his determination helped him achieve the colossal score of 10,183 points. From numbers and grammar, to vocabulary and expressions, Thineth left no question unanswered, revealing that spending a lot of time engaged in language learning was the key to his success.
Lyndale Secondary College would like to congratulate all the French students who participated in the Language Perfect World Championships 2014 as well as the staff who supported them. A special ‘Bravo!’ goes out to the students who achieved Credit and Medal Awards! Well done! Cordialement, Les profs de français
Cristina Masala- French Teacher
Raj Boodhun - LOTE Co-ordinator