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Discontinuation of Secondhand Book Service 

June 29, 2021

Lilydale Books has come to the decision to discontinue our Secondhand Book Service. This decision                                                                  was made after careful consideration, taking into account the following factors...

Updates to the new History Study Design for implementation in 2022

May 25, 2021

As of 2022, the VCAA will be implementing the new VCE History Study Design. This change was
originally due to commence at the start of 2021, but due to the delays engendered by the
pandemic, this was pushed back by 12 months. The positive aspect to this delay is that teachers
now have plenty of time to prepare for 2022...

 

Updates to the new Biology Study Design for implementation in 2022

May 14, 2021

The VCAA will be implementing the new VCE Biology Study Design in 2022. The changes were due
to commence at the beginning of 2021 for all VCE students, however, due to Covid 19, this was
delayed by 12 months. This year there will...

 

Upcoming titles for the VCAA Literature List for 2022

March 11, 2021

The VCAA have announced the Literature texts for Units 3&4 for 2022, previously delayed from 2021...

 

Upcoming titles for the VCAA English & EAL List 2022

March 11, 2021

The VCAA has approved the English & EAL list for 2022. 
If your school is studying a title that does not appear on the updated list, consider a suitable
alternative for students next year... 

Back to School 2021 will look different.

12th August, 2020

Back to school will look different in 2021! We are introducing new ways to make your back to
school experience more efficient than ever...

New Frontlist Titles 2021

12th August, 2020

With booklisting fast approaching you may be considering new resources for 2021. To help make
your selections easier we have compiled the list of new editions from the major publishers divided...

New titles from LAPtek!!

26th June, 2020

LAPtek have released their newest titles for Design and Technologies for the Victorian and
Australian Curriculums..

New ATAR Notes Text Guides – Available Now!

29th May, 2020

ATAR Notes Text Guides cover everything you need to know, with a focus on what examiners look
for in an outstanding text response...

FREE & Affordable Resources for Remote Teaching

20th April, 2020

We have put together a list of resources that teachers may find useful while teaching remotely.
Best of all these resources are FREE (or very low cost) which is welcomed during these
uncertain times...

Tips For Homeschooling During School Closures

6th April, 2020

We have compiled a list of our top 5 effective yet achievable tips for those starting homeschooling.
If you need a little nudge in the right direction, keep reading...

A list of ideas and activities to keep children busy at home

7th April, 2020

Schools around Australia have closed their doors in an attempt to slow the spread of the Coronavirus.
School holidays started earlier than expected and the government has insisted these are not your
normal school holidays. With the prohibition of social gatherings and the persistent reminder to
stay home...

Have you received an Early Commencement Booklist?

30th October, 2019

If your student is going into year 10, 11 or 12 next year, you may have already received an
Early Commencement booklist from your school...

What you need to know about Reactivation eBooks.

20th October, 2019

If you have purchased a second hand textbook, you may be wondering if you can access the
digital content that comes with the book. In the case the previous owner has already accessed
the eBook, a ‘reactivation eBook’ will come in handy.

The New ATAR Notes Text Guides have hit the shelves at Lilydale Books!

10th October, 2019

The New ATAR Notes Text Guides have hit the shelves at Lilydale Books! Written by top grade
English students, the ATAR Notes Text Guides will equip you with the most relevant information to
write quality essays for your set...

Textbooks vs eBooks – What’s better?

1st October, 2019

Back-to-school booklists can be daunting to look at, especially for parents of Year 7 students
who are new to purchasing larger amounts of school supplies. Your booklist might highlight a
variety of options when it comes to subject resources, and if your school happens to offer or
request the use of electronic devices in class, you might notice a word that may appear slightly
unfamiliar at first: eBooks...

NEW Cambridge Checkpoints for VCE 2020 Coming Soon!

30th August, 2019

Give yourself a head start going into the new school year, equipped with one of the most popular
study resources on the market. NEW Cambridge VCE Checkpoints for the 2020 school year will be
published in December this year...

Everything You Need To Know About Buying & Selling Your Second Hand Books!

20th August, 2019

Most parents who shop for their student’s high school supplies are aware that textbooks can hit
hard on the hip-pocket, especially when purchasing brand new. To help make buying school supplies
more cost-effective for parents and students, Lilydale Books offers a combined service of buying
and selling second hand school textbooks and novels...

VCAA Changes to VCE Applied Computing (previously Computing) for 2020

10th August, 2019

The Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority have advised that the Accreditation Period for
the VCE Computing Study Design will expire on 31st December, 2019. In due course, the Victorian
Certificate of Education Applied Computing Study Design is available for teachers to view now on
the VCAA website, in order to prepare for its implementation in 2020...

Upcoming titles for the VCAA English & EAL List 2020

15th August, 2019

The VCAA have announced the English and EAL texts for Units 3&4 for the 2020 school year...

Upcoming titles for the VCAA Literature List 2020

15th August, 2019

The VCAA have announced the Literature texts for Units 3&4 for the 2020 school year...

I have a school booklist – Where can I buy my books? Help!

28th June, 2019

We are officially in August and whilst students are settling into semester two, stores like
Lilydale Books are busy starting the preparations for the new Back to School season.
This means the organisation and arrangement of the school booklist for 2020, yes, we are not far
away from the silly season!...

VCE Philosophy: Assessment and Examination Supplement for VCE
Units 3&4 Available Now!

28th June, 2019

Great news! The VCE Philosophy: Assessment and Examination Supplement for VCE Units 3&4 is available
now from Lilydale Books. This is the third and most up to date supplement for Philosophy Units 3&4...

Study for your VCE History subjects with confidence!

28th June, 2019

The Study & Exam Guides are written by experienced VCE teachers and provide
comprehensive study material to revise the key knowledge in student’s chosen History subject...

Improving on Mid-Year SAC results

24th June, 2019

Mid-year SACs are over, but your interest and determination to do well doesn’t have to be.
You may have found your SACs challenging this time (or you may have aced them!). Regardless of the
outcome, there are ways of improving and resources are available that can help you better prepare for
next time.

GTAV Geography Unit 4 Human Population: Trends and Issues is Available Now!

17th June, 2019

GTAV Geography Unit 4 Human Population: Trends and Issues is available now from Lilydale Books!
This resource follows the GTAV Geography Unit 3 Changing the Land…

A New Year, Welcoming New partnerships

1st March, 2019

Another Back to School season done and dusted at Lilydale Books, and my what a busy season it was!
For many people, shopping for the Back to School season is more than just buying their textbooks
and stationary…