Education

Small gesture lands big smiles at St Clair Public School

Special needs students at St Clair Public School have a brand new play area, thanks to the kindness and generosity of two turfing companies. With...

Students get their hands dirty for National Tree Day

While thousands of plants and trees will be planted this weekend to mark Planet Ark’s National Tree Day, they won’t be the only things...

Students get a taste of the real world

Confidence is key for the next generation of job hunters, and Jamison High School students are bursting with it following their ‘work ready’ project...

TAFE receives $27 million health facility

Students wanting to study healthcare at TAFE Western Sydney will be able to do so in the campus’ new $27 million state-of-the-art Health and Student Services Centre. Located on...

Woolies gives back to the community through school program

Aussie schools and early learning centres are set to receive more than 300,000 vital education resources over the next few weeks, all thanks to...

Students open eyes to magic of reading

Students at schools around Penrith couldn’t contain their excitement when they got a visit from ‘Russ The Story Bus’ this week. As part of the...

Super Cooper inspires his classmates

Living life legally blind can be difficult at the best of times, but a local primary school is breaking down barriers and embracing their...

Exclusive: Jordan Springs school construction to begin within two years

Construction on a new primary school at Jordan Springs will begin within two years, according to the NSW Education Minister. Rob Stokes joined Member for...

State-of-the-art science centre in our backyard

Penrith youth could have access to a multi-million dollar science centre right in their backyard. A new Western Sydney Science Centre planned for Western Sydney University’s (WSU) Kingswood Campus,...

Labor promises to air condition all Penrith schools

Opposition Leader Luke Foley has announced a Labor government would air condition some 600 schools as part of a $300 million investment. Mr Foley was...

Huge cash injection for Penrith schools

Needs-based Gonski funding for public schools in Penrith will increase next year, sharing an extra $3.5 million across our 21 primary and secondary schools. The...

School’s helping hand to drought ravaged country cousins

They live over 500km apart and have never met, but students from Jamisontown Public School and Pilliga Public School now share a special bond...