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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

Professor John Buchanan speaking

Report shows pathways to success in brave new world

Schools will need to open their doors to stronger relationships with employers and workplaces if students are to thrive in a future world rich with artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies. The finding is contained in a report, 'Preparing for the best and worst of times', commissioned by the NSW Department of Education to examine the skills Australia's children will need as AI and other technologies "transform Australia's economy, the workplace and the community". "This report reflects the NSW Department of Education's commitment... 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

Parent Teacher Night Years 7, 11 &12 - Tuesday 26th June

Parent/Teacher night for years 7, 11 & 12 will be held in the school hall Tuesday 26th June 3:30 - 6:30pm. Bookings can be made online at School Interviews. Notes will be distributed to students in roll call on Monday with instructions on the booking code and website details. Please confirm teacher names and subjects with your child before making the bookings. Bookings will open on Tuesday 19th June at 4pm and close Tuesday 26th June at 1pm If you are having difficulties making a booking please contact the school office staff for assistance.... Read more

Homework Club: Year 9 & Year 10 EAL/D Students

Homework Club invite for Year 9 & Year 10 EAL/D Students who may need additional support with homework and assessment tasks. When: Every Tuesday 2:20pm-3:10pm Where: A12 Homework Club is run by Miss Bruce & Miss Said... Read more

Year 10 Subject Selection Evening Thursday 31st May 6:00-7:30pm

Year 10 Subject Selection Evening Thursday 31st May 6:00-7:30pm in the School Hall. Year 10 parents and students are invited to attend a Subject Selection Information Session in the School Hall on Thursday 31st May 6:00-7:30pm. Specialist teachers will be available to answer questions regarding subject choices from 6:00-6:45pm. Executive staff will then discuss senior student choices for staying on for years 11 and 12 or seeking alternative study paths after year 10. This information is vital for all year 10 students.... 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

Transport Information

Information from State Transit Authority re changes to Bus Routes. Go to: transportnsw.info to check timetables and plan your trip. New timetable information will be available from Monday 23 April, 2018. From Sunday 6 May, there will be changes to a number of bus routes and timetables to reflect customer demand and improve the reliability of services. These changes to regular route services may also impact connections to school specials and in your area.... Read more

Early Leave

The school's process for parents/carers to request that their child is to leave school early is to submit all requests in writing. Your child is to place the note in the early leavers box for that day before rollcall and then collect their early leavers slip before leaving the school.... Read more

Term 1 School Holidays

Last day of Term 1 Friday 13 April. Have a great break. Students resume Tuesday 1 May as Monday 30 April is a School Development Day.... Read more

Tell Them From Me Student Survey

Tell Them From Me student feedback survey (Term 1, 2018) I am delighted that this term, our school, like many other public schools in the state, will participate in a Department of Education initiative: the Tell Them From Me student feedback survey. The survey measures factors that are known to affect academic achievement and other student outcomes. The focus of the NSW-wide survey is on student wellbeing, engagement and effective teaching practices. More information about the survey is available at: http://surveys.cese.nsw.gov.au The survey... Read more

P&C Meeting

The next P&C Meeting will be held on Tuesday 27 March 2018, 7pm in the Common Room. All welcome... Read more

OPEN NIGHT 2018

Open Night 6.00pm - 7.30pm Tuesday 6 March, 2018. Open Night Invitation (pdf 300 KB)Open Night Program (pdf 399 KB)... Read more

School Photos

School Photos are on Thursday 15 February, 2018. You can order online www.msp.com.au (on or before photo day) otherwise have your child bring the envelope provided by MSP Photography to school on photo day.. Tick which package you require and place the correct money inside the envelope. No change will be given. Anyone requiring family photos can collect envelopes from the front office as of now. CATCH UP PHOTOS WILL BE DONE ON FRIDAY 2 MARCH, 2018.... 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

School Swimming Carnival

The KHS Swimming Carnival will be held at the Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre, Preddys Road Bexley, on Monday 12 February. Attendance is compulsory for all students and the entry fee is included in school fees. Students are expected to make their own way to and from the venue with Roll Call taking place at the Aquatic Centre at 8:50am. Some staff will be available to walk students to the Aquatic Centre from school, these groups will leave from 8:15am. Students will be dismissed from the Aquatic Centre at 2pm and may walk back to Kingsgrove High... Read more

Dates for 2018

School resumes on Tuesday 30 January for Year 7, Year 11 and Year 12. School resumes on Wednesday for Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10.... Read more

School Development Day

The School Development Days will be held on Monday 18/12 and Tuesday 19/12 and the school is open for enquiries.... Read more

Reports Year 7-10

Reports for Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 will be issued on Wednesday 13 December, 2017.... Read more

Changes for Bus Times - 26 November, 2017

Parents, Caregivers and Students From Sunday 26 November, 2017 there will be changes to a number of bus routes and timetables to reflect customer demand and provide better connections with rail and ferry services. They impact students who travel on regular route buses. Also from Monday 27 November, 2017 the RMS is making some changes to bus stops in the inner west region to improve the reliability of bus services. The bus stops affected have already been signposted for information regarding these changes. You can click on the links below for... Read more

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