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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

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

MayReturn to top
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

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Book Week 2018

The theme for Book Week 2018 is 'Find your Treasure'. We will be celebrating Book Week from 13th - 17th August. We will be hosting a book fair and having a visit from some inspiring authors as well as lots of other fun activities to celebrate our love of reading. A poster design competition will be held and the winning poster will be displayed around the school to advertise our book fair. The winning designer will receive a voucher to spend at the fair. Get your creative hats on and design a poster to fit the theme. Return it to Mrs Rhodes... Read more

MarchReturn to top
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Dymocks Book Bonus

We are participating in the Dymocks Book Bonus this year to raise funds for children in need and buy new books for our library. Ask your friends and family to sponsor you in completing the Premier's Reading Challenge by clicking on this link. Feel free to share it too! https://donate.grassrootz.com/dymocks/book-bonus-2018/redhead-public-school Let's join together to raise money for this great cause!... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
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

Library Blog

This year I am trialling a library blog to share what our students are getting up to in the library, as well as news and links to useful websites. You can check it out here. rpslibrary233008980.wordpress.com Mrs Rhodes... Read more