Friday, May 7, 2021


Penrith’s Larissa Moore honoured for work in childcare

Penrith's Larissa Moore has won the prestigious NSW Department of Education Early Childhood Educator Award at the 2021 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards.

Labor renews push for high school at Jordan Springs

Londonderry MP Prue Car says she won’t give up the pressure on the State Government to commit to building a high school in Jordan Springs.

Lack of international students leaves $40 billion hole in economy

Local communities in western Sydney are expected to feel the loss of international students this year, with COVID-19 restrictions not allowing their entry into the country.

How a local teen helped keep formals and graduations on track during pandemic

A local teenager has been recognised for her passion for keeping Year 12 formals and graduations on track despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

10 ways to get your child ready for school

Getting the kids ready for starting school or moving up a year can be daunting after the long summer holidays but a little bit of forward planning can help you and your children sail smoothly and calmly into the new school year.

Local school to build new playground thanks to grant

St Nicholas of Myra Primary School has been awarded $80,000 in funding for a new playground to be constructed for students.

School formals to go ahead

Year 12 students across NSW will be able to celebrate finishing school with COVID-19 safe graduation ceremonies and formals being allowed to take place during Term 4.

Labor says Mulgoa Rise school construction must be fast-tracked

School must be built sooner rather than later, Opposition says.

Jordan Springs Public School ready for term three opening

The long anticipated Jordan Springs Public School is completed and ready to open for term three next month. The state-of-the-art facility will enrol up to...

Exam plan sparks privacy concerns

Western Sydney University defends use of special software to alleviate cheating

Premier confirms students will return to the classroom from Monday

Students across NSW will be back in the classroom full-time from next Monday, May 25.

How to ‘Fly!’ through the HSC

Tackling the HSC through the pandemic.

Premier outlines plans for school return

NSW school students will gradually transition back to the classroom during Term 2 as the Government continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dedicated teacher honoured for excellent leadership in the classroom

Cambridge Gardens Public School teacher James Kristof has been recognised as one of Australia’s top educators.

Assemblies and excursions cancelled as schools implement social distancing

The NSW Department of Education is introducing proactive measures to limit the impact of COVID-19 in our schools.

Parents put faith in public system

More parents than ever have enrolled their kids in the public school system this semester.

Penrith music teacher nominated for ARIA Award

A Penrith resident has been nominated for the Telstra ARIA Music Teacher of The Year.

McCarthy Catholic College to be re-named from 2020

The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has confirmed that McCarthy Catholic College in Emu Plains will have a new name from next year. The well-known...

Students get on board with reading

Library on wheels promotes joy of reading during visit to local primary school

Local schools shine on stage

Stunning student performances highlight Wakakirri Story-Dance Challenge