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The launch of Education Week

Premier highlights the value of public education

Kiama and Parramatta public schools hosted the launch of Education Week today. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, with (from left): Education Minister Rob Stokes; State Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee; Department of Education Secretary Mark Scott; student performers and comperes, and the Principal of Parramatta Public School, Gail Charlier (far right). Public education can be the springboard to the top job in New South Wales. That was the message from the Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, as she launched Education Week celebrations today at... Read more

Education Week starts on 6 August 2018

Education Week 2018 - Today's schools creating tomorrow's world

The future of education will be showcased in NSW public schools from August 6 – 10 as students, teachers and parents across the state celebrate Education Week 2018. Education Week kicks off on Monday, August 6, with a simultaneous launch at Parramatta and Kiama public schools livestreamed on YouTube so all government schools and their communities can join in. This year's theme, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a... Read more

Students from Condell Park Public School

New uniform policy for NSW public schools

A new uniform policy has been introduced for NSW public schools, which for the first time include the option for girls to wear shorts and pants. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, and the Minister for Education, Rob Stokes, announced the new "clear and concise" policy today at Condell Park Public School in Sydney. Ms Berejiklian said the "modern makeover" would ensure that uniforms were practical and comfortable for students and affordable for parents. The new policy says all students should have the opportunity to access the full range of... Read more

Craig Reucassel

Public schools building great Australian lives

The Public Education Foundation has launched a new campaign promoting the importance of public schools to the community. The online campaign helps raise awareness and instil confidence in parents and the community that our public schools provide a vibrant, inclusive and high quality education to all Australians. The videos feature three famous Australians who credit their public education for equipping them with the skills and values that have enabled them to go on and make great contributions to society. David Hetherington, executive director... Read more

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

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

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

Swimming age champions

Bradman go Back to Back in Swimming

A brilliant team performance from Bradman House has seen them claim their second successive Parkview PS Swimming Championship after an outstanding day of competition at the Leeton Pool last Thursday 8 February. On a perfect summer's day for swimming, three long standing records fell as Parkview students burnt up the pool with some impressive displays of not only skill but also sportsmanship and determination which characterises all Parkview activities. Led by four age champions and supported by a high participation rate, Bradman House were... Read more

Cricket Team

Parkview win LNPSSA Cricket Title

Parkview's Representative Cricket team have regained the Terry McGrath Shield after being crowned LNPSSA T20 Cricket Champions after a brilliant day of cricket at the LHS Ovals last Friday 2 February. In the opening game of the day, Parkview won the toss and elected to bat against Narrandera and piled on the runs to score a super competitive 3/109 from their alotted 20 overs. Tallis McMillan top scored with Parkview retiring on 29, while Jesse Watson (23) and Hayden Gilmour (13) were both impressive with the bat for Parkview. In reply... Read more

House Captains 2018

House Captains Induction 2018

Congratulations to all the students who were inducted on Monday 5 February as House Captains at Parkview Public School for 2018. We are extremely lucky at Parkview to have such a great depth of leadership options within our Year 6 cohort and there were many worthy students who were not elected. It was terrific to have so many parents attending to share in the induction of our captains with their children. We wish the following outstanding candidates all the best for their roles in 2018: Bradman Captains: Hayden Gilmour and Heidi Whyatt Vice... Read more

Commencement of School Dates

School Resumes for 2018!

An exciting 2018 School Year is almost upon us at Parkview Public School, with students and their families preparing for the upcoming school year. We have a vibrant and exciting school year ahead of us which kicks off with Holiday Open Days on January 19 & 24 and is followed by the resumption of school in the week commencing Monday, 29th January. Please refer to the attached image for details for all information relating to the commencement of school!... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

The victorious Parkview Girls AFL Team

Parkview Claims Southern NSW Girls AFL Paul Kelly Cup Title

Parkview Public School's Girls AFL Team has cut a swathe through some of the finest girls teams in NSW to claim the Southern NSW Paul Kelly Cup Girls AFL Title at Robertson Oval, Wagga Wagga on Friday. After winning the MIA Paul Kelly Cup Title in May, the school progressed to the Southern NSW stage of the event and produced a memorable day of football to be crowned champions for the very first time. The opening fixture of the day saw Parkview take on Wagga based Henschke Primary School. After conceding the opening goal of the game, Parkview... Read more

2017 Athletics Age Champions

Freeman scores an Athletics win to savour

Freeman House has recorded an against the odds win to savour at the Parkview Public School Athletics Carnival hosted recently at the LHS Ovals Athletics Facility. Conducted over two days, the event proved to be a historic one, with several long standing records falling thanks to some outstanding performances from various students. The longest standing record to fall was also the biggest, with the Bradman Senior Girls team consisting of Makayla Bradshaw, Tamika Rourke, Makayla Connell and Kristen Bradshaw smashing a 20 year old record, stopping... Read more

Parkview's  Senior Dance Ensemble

Parkview Dancers shine on the big stage!

Parkview Public School's Senior Dance Ensemble have been commended for some outstanding performances at the recent Riverina Dance Festival held at the Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre. The school's incredibly talented group of 14 girls (Taylah Axtill, Sharna Morriss, Chelsea Paterson, Dakota Boardman, Alayna Croucamp, Jordi Crowe, Molly Gilmour, Isabel Harris, Madeline Irvin, Tatum Marks, Chelsea Robinson, Tamika Rourke, Jayda Sutton-Travers and Heidi Whyatt) has been working tirelessly for the last 6 months in preparation for this event, and really... Read more

Kindergarten Information Sessions 2018

Kindergarten 2018 Information Sessions are here!

Kindergarten 2018 Information Sessions will be conducted at 2pm and 7pm on Wednesday,14th June in the Kindergarten Rooms at Parkview Public School. All families with children commencing Kindergarten at Parkview Public School in 2018 are encouraged to attend this evening. The evening will feature: -presentations from our school leaders and current Kindergarten students. -tours of the school. -presentations from our staff linked to the many educational elements associated with commencing Kindergarten. If you are unable to make either of these... Read more

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