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Applications for student travel 2016

From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more

NovemberReturn to top

We Value Your Feedback!

Gerringong Public School is committed to fostering effective and positive community partnerships. As a result we value your feedback and would appreciate 10 minutes of your time to complete this survey. This survey will be used to direct our future planning and as a data to reflect on our achievements. Read more



New Date, Week 7, Tuesday 17th November Unfortunately the opening of our Bush Tucker Garden with an Aboriginal Smoking Ceremony cannot take place on the same day as our Library Opening and Book Week Parade. We have been able to reschedule it to Monday, 16th November at 1:40pm. We welcome parents, carers and community members to come and take part in this special day. Grand Opening Day of the Library. The new date is Tuesday 17th November (Week 7). So save your Book Week costumes ready for Week 7. Special lunch orders will be transferred to... Read more

Variety Show

Drum roll please.... Yes, the GPS Variety Show 2015 is on!!! Entries are due by this Friday the 13th of November. Dates: Monday 23rd Nov, Yrs K-3 Singing Tuesday 24th Nov, Yrs 4-6 Singing Thursday 3rd Dec, Yrs 4-6 Instrumental ... Friday 4th Dec, Yrs K-3 Instrumental Monday 7th Dec, Yrs K-3 Dance Thursday 10th Dec, Yrs 4-6 Dance Friday 11th Dec, Yrs K-6 Multi-Media Wednesday 16th Dec Variety Show Finale... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

2016 school funding allocations

All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more

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KCOS Day in the Park

What a wonderful day!... Read more

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Library Fun!

In August Australia celebrates Book Week with the theme Books Light Up Our World. In the library we are looking at some of the shortlisted books. This week we discovered The Stone Lion by Margaret Wild. A delightful tale of a stone lion who wishes to be alive. Mrs Dougall's Year One children wrote some reviews. Emily C: I think the moral of this fable is : Good things will happen when you have a kind and generous heart Abby H: This tale is about a selfish, stone lion who wants to move. He needs a kind and generous heart to move. It is... Read more


Congratulations Mrs Sanders

Regional NAIDOC "Worker of the Year" 2015... Read more

Planting Day

Orchard Planting Day

Students will be planting trees celebrating National Tree Day. We will "Open the Orchard" with cake and a cuppa. Friday 24th July at 2:30pm.... Read more

Laddie Timbery


Thank you for your support!... Read more

MayReturn to top

3AB & 3/4M - Class of the Week

3AB and 3/4M have recently completed ACTION for their Unit of Inquiry - Exploration Impacted on Australia. Students were asked to reflect on their learning, we wanted to share some of their quotes with you. Important things I have learned: 'That Captain Cook discovered New Zealand and the East Coast of Australia'. Riley 'People thought that the world was flat!' Olivia 'About Captain Cook's ship and how to make a model ship'. Jonah I really liked: 'Moving around from class to class during Tuning In to find out different things about how... Read more