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6-7 Targeted Sports Program Trials for 2019

To qualify for selection into the Wadalba Community School Targeted Sports Program, a student must either live in the local drawing area or have been accepted as an out of zone application. Date: Thursday 25th October 2018 Time: 12 - 2.00pm Venue: Morry Breen Sporting Complex (Wyong Leagues Club) Address: Wallarah Road, Kanwal Equipment: Students are to wear appropriate clothing for participation in their selection trial. Students are to provide their own water bottle and sun protection. No canteen facilities will be available on the day.... Read more

Excursion updates

*The Year 9 AVID excursion is cancelled. *The Romeo and Juliet Excursion is closed.... Read more

Yr 6-7 Transition Science Day

Yr 6-7 Transition Science Day

We look forward to seeing our new students enjoying a fun day in Science.... Read more

Yr 9 Romeo and Juliet Excursion

Location: Opera House, Sydney Date: Wednesday 15th August 2018 Time: 8.00am - 5.30pm approx. Travel: Train Cost: $13 for the performance: Return train ticket to Circular Quay $8.80 with concession card or $17.60 full price. Romeo and Juliet Excursion (pdf 59 KB)... Read more

Year 11 STD and Advanced English HSC 2019 Student Day

HSC 2019 Student Day: Text and Human Experiences Location: International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour Excursion Date: Monday 29th October 2018 Deposit Due Date: Friday 3rd August 2018. Limited spaces are available for the excursion, to secure your place a deposit of $10 is required. Closing Date: Friday 21st September 2018 Travel: Train Cost: $49 plus train fare HSC 2019 Student Day (pdf 60 KB)... Read more

SECONDARY CARNIVALS 2018

Dear Parent/Caregivers, Please find attached information regarding WCS Swimming, Athletics and Cross Country Carnivals for this year. Also attached is the Swimming Carnival Permission Note. Carnival info & Swim Note (docx 99 KB)... 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 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

ERROR - Regarding note for Primary Athletics Carnival issued yesterday 26/07/2018

Dear Parent/Carer, Please be aware that the date for the Primary Athletics Carnival should be Wednesday 1st August 2018, not the 3rd as advised on the note. Also, money for the Pizza must be paid in cash to the Teacher, and not via the website, as this is a P&C Fundraising Event and the office is not collecting this money. Thank You.... Read more

A Message from the Administration Office

We have a number of reports and photos that are still uncollected from the Administration Office. If you have not received your report or photo, they are available for collection before school, recess and lunchtime. Thank You... 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

Ms Harris last day

After 18 Years... Ms Harris' Last Day @WCS

Thank you Ms Harris for your wonderful contribution to our school and community. We will miss you. We wish you well for your future.... 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

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

CAPA TAP 2019 Audition Applications Here

Current Yr. 6 students transitioning to Wadalba Community School in 2019 and wishing to apply for the Creative and Performing Arts Talented Aspirational Program CAPA TAP, (formerly known as CAPA GATS) may apply online here. Music application form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBQT8x43LJbH-eyYd27pfhBhvS9o1XAi93sXhp5myU3MOU5g/viewform?usp=sf_link Visual Arts application form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4Nmt9ri9-_Ky9I6Ee2GRC9MhPugTD2ZS8uEaEowpOqH16ow/viewform?usp=sf_link Applications close: 2.30pm Friday 22nd July,... Read more

Parent/Teacher Interview Afternoon

Parent/Teacher Interview Afternoon

Parent/Teacher Interview Afternoons: Years 8, 9 & 12 - Wednesday 20th June 2018 - 3.00pm to 6.00pm Years 7, 10 & 11 - Wednesday 4th July 2018 - 3.00pm to 6.00pm... Read more

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