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Colour Fun Run

On the 23rd of August we are holding in conjunction with the P&C a Colour Fun Run to raise money. Sponsorship forms were sent home earlier in the month. Information on how to fundraise can be found on www.schoolfundraising.com.au .Children will need to wear mufti clothing that is old as they will get covered in colour and closed in shoes. The carnival will start at 1.00pm. Parents are welcome to come along and cheer the children on.... Read more

Book Week 2018

On Monday 27th August we are celebrating Book Week. Students are asked to come dressed as their favourite story book character. A parade will take place at 1.50pm. All families are invited to attend the parade.... Read more

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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 Afternoon Taster Sessions

As part of Education week we are hosting a series of learning workshops . These have been specifically designed by our staff to provide you with a hands on, real-life learning experience in STEM, SOLE and CODING. Please RSVP with the pink note that was sent home to the office by Friday 3rd August. We will also be having a celebratory breakfast on the Friday at 8.00am... 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

Education Week Open Day

The theme for Education week this year is "Today's schools-creating tomorrow's world". Education Week will be the week beginning Monday August 5 and our school will have its Open Day on Thursday August 9. Even so, there will be events throughout the week parents will be able to attend. A program of events will be available closer to the time.... Read more

Kindergarten 2019

Families considering enrolling their child in kindergarten next year are asked to contact the office. Places have already been offered to local students and siblings of current enrolments. Vacancies are now very limited.... Read more

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Parent Morning Coffee & Chat

Please join us for another informal coffee and chat on Thursday 21st June with Mrs Faros and Mr Finn, Director Educational Leadership for the Chipping Norton Network. Coffee and Tea will be served in the hall from 8.40am-9.15am. Come along and join us and other parents.... Read more

Red Nose Day

RED NOSE DAY FUNDRAISER AND MUFTI DAY

The SRC and PBL committee will be holding our next event to support the SIDS(Sudden Infants Death Syndrome) charity organisation on Thursday 28th June. This day, students will be allowed to wear Mufti clothes with the theme being RED...Students are asked to bring a gold coin donation to support this day. Students will also be able to purchase a RED NOSE for $3.00. All money raised will be given to the SIDS Foundation.... Read more

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea - Thank you

On Thursday 24th May, Newbridge Heights PS held a very successful fundraising event to support the Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea. This was a wonderful community event and we are proud to announce a total of $1037 was raised. Thank you to the parents, children and staff for the generous support. Photos from this day have been added to the website.... Read more

PSSA SOCCER TRAINING

Please find below the details of training sessions: NHPS Boys: Junior A & B Green (Mrs Georges) - Friday 8:30am Senior A (Mrs Georges) - Monday 3:15-3:45pm Junior A & B White (Mr Bedford) - Wednesday 8:30am Senior B (Mr Bedford) - Wednesday 8:30am NHPS Girls: Junior A & B Green (Mr Naicker) - Thursday 8:30am Senior A (Mr Naicker) - Thursday 3:15-3:45pm Junior A & B White(Miss Griffith) - Thursday 8:30am Senior B (Miss Griffith) - Thursday 3:15-3:45pm... 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

Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea

This year our school will be participating in the Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea to raise funds for cancer. We are inviting all parents to a morning tea that will be held in the library on Thursday 24th May at 8.30am. We will be taking gold coin donations. The students will also be able to participate in this worthwhile cause during lunch time with a picnic lunch on the oval. Students are asked to bring a picnic rug/towel to sit on, picnic lunch and a gold coin donation. Please come along to not only enjoy a great morning tea but to... Read more

Parent Coffee catch-up

Next Wednesday 9th may we will be hosting an informal parent catch up in the morning at 8.40am in the school hall. Come along, chat to some parents and have a coffee!... Read more

ANZAC Day Assembly

This year our ANZAC Day assembly will be held on Wednesday 2nd May starting at 2pm. We would like to invite all parents and community members to this assembly. Students are asked to bring a small bunch of flowers to add to our ANZAC display that will be on the oval. We look forward to this occasion and sharing in the tradition with you all.... Read more

CROSS COUNTRY CARNIVAL - Wednesday 11th April 2018

Our annual Cross Country Carnival will be held on Wednesday 11th April 2018. Venue: South Park, Charlton Ave, Chipping Norton Times: Years 3-6 and Year 2 students (turning 8 this year) start time is approx. 10.00am (departing school at 9.05am) Kindy- Year 2 (students turning 7 this year) start time is approx. 10.45am (departing school at 10.00am) Dress: Sports uniform, sensible joggers, hat and sunscreen. Students may wear house colour t-shirts. All children must travel by bus to the park. Please refer to the note that was sent home with your... Read more

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