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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

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

MayReturn to top
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

MarchReturn to top
ICAS 2018

2018 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)

As in previous years, we will again be offering all students from Year 3 to Year 6 the opportunity to participate in the tests. This year the tests are offered in Digital Technologies, Science, English, Writing, Mathematics and Spelling. Year 2 parents: Please note there will be a limited number of tests that are on offer for students in Year 2. These include English, Mathematics, Science and Spelling. While we acknowledge that participation in any independent assessment program provides students with a unique experience, parents are... Read more

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3-Way Conferences

Our annual 3-Way Conferences will be held in Week 10 of Term 1 during allocated times before, during and after school. The purpose of these meetings is to discuss your child's learning progress and goals for 2018 with all stakeholders: parents, teachers and students. To facilitate the booking of the meetings we will be using the School Interviews website. This website allows parents to see in real-time teacher availability, bookings and also to coordinate bookings across several teachers. 3-Way Learning Meetings will be 10 minutes long and... Read more

NAP 2018

NAPLAN 2018 PARENT INFORMATION

More information can be found below Download the National Assessment Program – 2018 Letter to parents (NAPLAN) here (pdf 111 KB) Download the NAPLAN on paper – 2018 Information for parents and carers here (pdf 325 KB)... 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