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2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

Band Camp

Band Camp

Congratulations to both our bands who had a fantastic time on the weekend at Band Camp. Thank you to our wonderful teachers who organised a wonderful experience for our students and gave up part of their weekend.... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

Thomas is our latest MultiLit graduate!

MultiLit Graduate

Congratulations to Thomas for graduating from MultiLit! He has worked extremely hard to develop and refine his reading skills. Thanks to all the reading tutors and teachers who have helped Thomas with this amazing achievement!... Read more

State Swimming

State Swimming Championships

Congratulations to Amy, Stephen and Edward who all have qualified for the breastroke finals. Good luck!!!... Read more

Activity

Leaning Links Presentation

Our parents were engaged in the Learning Links presentation which highlighted the services which speech pathologists offer. As well, parents learnt about the importance of vocabulary, social skills and language. They were also involved in a language and vocabulary activity which was very challenging.... Read more

School Cross Country and Fun Run Postoned

Due to the weather conditions the school cross country and fun run have been postponed to Friday 7th April.... Read more

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Young Leader's Day

Our captains, prefects and peer mediation had a fantastic day out at the new International Convention Centre, where they attended the National Young Leader's day convention. There were 4,500 other young leaders in attendance. Our leaders listened to a variety of inspirational speakers including Dr Jordan Nguyen who is a leader in robotics that is used for assisting people with disabilities.... Read more

Healthy School Canteens

Introducing Healthy School Canteens

The introduction of the revised Healthy School Canteen Strategy increases the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. It replaces the Fresh Tastes@School Strategy in NSW schools that was commonly known as the traffic light system. The revised strategy is consistent with the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines and classifies food and drinks as either Everyday or Occasional. Sugary drinks will continue not to be sold. NSW public schools will have until the end of 2019 to... Read more

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Our shared responsibility

Welcome back for the 2017 school year. I hope everyone had a relaxing and refreshing break. I'd like to particularly welcome students (along with their parents) and staff starting in our schools for the first time. May the year ahead be engaging and rewarding – a wonderful year of teaching and learning. We know the world is transforming profoundly and quickly, and it is our great responsibility to prepare our children and young people so that they can flourish through such change. When our children finish school and enter the evermore... Read more

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Leadership Speeches 2017

Congratulations to our very brave and talented students who delivered some fantastic leadership speeches to the whole school on Thursday morning. Well done!!!... Read more

Leaders

Rotary Leader's Dinner

Congratulations to Rachel and Samuel who were acknowledged at the Rotary Leader's Awards for excellence in leadership.... Read more

Tabloids

Peer Support Tabloid Day

Congratulations to our fantastic Stage 3 students who have held a successful tabloid sports session with their peer support groups. It was held as a celebrtion to end the peer support program which had a focus on building positive relationships. The whole school had a wonderful time.... Read more

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Stage 3 Ceramics

A big thank you to Mrs Lister who helped Stage 3 to create some fabulous and exquisite Chinese styled pinch pots. Over three weeks, she taught the students elements of design using ink and various techniques to create our wonderful clay pinch pots. It was fantastic to utilise the skills of Mrs Lister who is a very talented artist. Some of the pinch pots were on display in the front office. There is also an album in the gallery displaying the completed works.... Read more

2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

Champions!

2016 Spelling Bee Champions

Congratulations to Spencer in Stage 2 and Jeffrey in Stage 3 who both won their respective Spelling Bee Competitions. The runners up were Harriet (Stage 2) and Leona (Stage 3). We wish these four students the best of luck as they will be competing in the Regional Finals of the Premier's Spelling Bee competition in September.... Read more

POP - Payment Changes

The POP 'Make a Payment' icon will close on the school's website from 4pm Friday, 26th August, and will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, 6th September.... Read more

Zone Athletics Carnival

Congratulations to our Zone Athletics team who competed at Sydney Olympic Park on Monday. All of our competitors had a fantastic time and some of our talented students will progress to the Sydney West Region Athletics Carvnial. Kieran A, Tahlier B and Dallen J performed very well in their 100m age races and we wish them good luck at the Sydney West Carnival.... Read more

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