Sunday, August 9, 2020

Education

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

Opening eyes to the world

Local students get an insight into Korean traditions at special international event.

Free dental checks launched at schools

Children at Penrith South Public School were the first to try out a new State Government initiative which offers free mobile dental check-ups.

Debt repayment threshold lowered

Graduates will have to start paying back student loans when they earn $45,000.

Premier in town to open new school building

A new state-of-the-art building was unveiled at Penrith Public School earlier today, as a result of a $10 million investment from the State Government.

Labor backs students with funding commitment

Support for disadvantaged students across Penrith will be a priority as part of a $3 million commitment by Labor.

Students bank on pumpkins at Easter Show

Students from Banks Public School in St Clair have sent their selection of best dressed pumpkins to enter the Sydney Royal Easter Show’s ‘The Great Backyard Pumpkin Challenge’.

Smashing teen drinking

Interactive theatre project encourages students to think about their choices.