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Term dates

Have a safe and happy holiday. Monday 23 July - Staff Development Day Tuesday 24 July - All students return... Read more

Impression of new Alexandria Park Community School

More new classrooms, preschool places and teachers in $17.3 billion education budget

NSW Budget 2018 features historic firsts for education, including record funding to expand the number of new and upgraded schools, unprecedented investment to air condition more classrooms and universal pre-school for three year olds. Above: Artist impression of the new Alexandria Park Community School. Credit: Design | TKD Architects, Visualisation | Narrative. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell outlined a range of new initiatives funded by the $17.3 billion education... Read more

Professor John Buchanan speaking

Report shows pathways to success in brave new world

Schools will need to open their doors to stronger relationships with employers and workplaces if students are to thrive in a future world rich with artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies. The finding is contained in a report, 'Preparing for the best and worst of times', commissioned by the NSW Department of Education to examine the skills Australia's children will need as AI and other technologies "transform Australia's economy, the workplace and the community". "This report reflects the NSW Department of Education's commitment... Read more

The successful team of students

Gamechanger Challenge finalists announced

The 16 teams selected to compete in the inaugural Game Changer Challenge in Education Week have been announced. Superfast scooters to transport students between classes, time travel excursions to key moments in history, sustainable schools that are self-sufficient in power, water and food and real-time brain scans to track student learning and wellbeing. These are just some of the futuristic visions that helped propel 16 NSW school teams into the finals of the Game Changer Challenge which will be held in Sydney during Education Week from... Read more

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Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

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Easter egg winners

Library winners

Each student who borrowed a book from the Library during March went in the draw for Easter Egg prizes. Congratulations to the lucky winners: 1st - Mercedes Thurston 2nd - Bailey Kaltenbacher 3rd - Kooper Fox... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

Cunningham victorious again!

Congratulations to Cunningham house whose student participation on the day saw them clear winners as Swimming Carnival champion house. Congratulations also to the individual champions: Senior Champions - Caitlin Carlow and Kyle Welsh Junior Champions - Rebecca Gaff and Isaac Frost Juvenile Champions - Olivia McClelland and Zac Ferguson Well done to all on a wonderful day!... Read more

House Captains

House Captains

Congratulations to the following House Captains elect for 2018: Cunningham - Captains - Abby Ryan and Henry Johnson Vice Captains - Ray-Lynn Davison and Luke Mackenzie Oxley - Captains - Anna Schier and Kyle Welsh Vice Captains - Lillian Green and Andrew Dinsey Phillip - Captains - Madeline Eason and Will Morris Vice Captains - Rebecca Gaff and Tyler Edwards Sturt - Captains - Jessica Keogh and Jasper Schembri Vice Captains - Brooke Harland and Alex Sutherland -Tink... Read more