Education

Teachers recognised for going above and beyond

More than 20 teachers from Penrith Public School have been nominated in this year’s OfficeMax ‘A Day Made Better’ teacher awards. The nationwide competition, which...

Pre-election education promise questioned

Jordan Spring residents are furious there is still no funding allocated for a primary school, claiming they were told the school would be completed...

Changing lives one page at a time

Three local students have embarked on a quest and are helping those living with multiple sclerosis (MS), one page at a time. Lily Morris and...

Preparing for careers of the future

McCarthy Catholic College is paving the way for innovating learning in maths and science. The Emu Plains-based school invited approximately 300 primary school students from...

Fostering an education

The sky’s the limit for local resident, Tasha Reynolds, who refuses to become another statistic in the foster care system. The 20-year-old Western Sydney University...

Unusual uniform helps raise money for education

The guys and girls of Glenmore Park High School donned their best school dress to raise money for girls’ access to education. Last week, staff...

TAFE goes live in Penrith

TAFE's newest 'live site' is helping Penrith locals get necessary civil construction experience to get themselves a job. The site, close to western Sydney developments...

Architect appointed as new school at Jordan Springs becomes closer to reality

Concept designs for the new Jordan Springs Primary School have been released and an architect for the project has been appointed. The State Government has...

Lunch box overhaul for kids

Muesli bars, juice boxes and chocolates are rapidly becoming a thing of the past when it comes to children’s school lunch boxes. Nutrition Australia is...

Local school’s special milestone

Regentville Public School is inviting past and present students, teachers and families to take a walk down memory lane at their 150th anniversary celebration. A...