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NovemberReturn to top

Student Well-being and Discipline Policy

Today you are being given access to an online survey. In this anonymous survey, we are interested in learning more about your thoughts, feelings, and attitudes towards our school's Student Wellbeing and Discipline Policy. Please use our policy, which is available on our website, as a reference when answering questions. When responding to these questions, please consider your child's/children's current experience at school. This survey is to help us understand different aspects of the parent/school relationship in regards to wellbeing. Your... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 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 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

Health Information

There has been a case of Parvovirus B19, also know as Fifth Disease or Slapped Cheek, reported in the school community. More information can be found on the attached Factsheet (pdf 103 KB)... Read more

AugustReturn to top

Enrolments for 2017

Enrolments are being accepted into all classes for 2017 for students who are living within the Redhead community. We are sorry, but we are unable to accept any enrolments from students who are not living within Redhead. For more information please call our administration during school hours on 49447215.... Read more

MayReturn to top

K-1 Cross Country Carnival

In last week's newsletter it stated that the cross country carnival for K-1 infants will be held in the middle session on Friday 13 May 2016. Please be advised that it will be held in the first session on Friday 13 May 2016 commencing at 9.30am.... Read more

Changes to Payments Made to the School

Redhead Public School will transition to the new NSW public schools' finance system and a new bank account on 14 June 2016. To ensure a smooth transition, there will be changes to the way we accept parent or carer payments. Cash, cheque and online payments: Between 8 June 2016 and 15 June 2016, we will not be able to accept payments by cash, cheque or online as we prepare to close our current bank account and transition to the new one. Please ensure that you have made any outstanding payments before 8 June 2016. From 14 June 2016, online... Read more

MarchReturn to top

Alpha Assembly Item

Alpha have their assembly item today. Assembly commences at 2.10pm today in our school hall.... Read more

Information Update

Recent changes in the way our school receives funding requires some new or updated information from you. If your family or employment circumstances have changed please complete the attached forms and return to the school office. Updated Information (pdf 3148 KB) One area of assessment by the Department relates to student's parental education and occupation information. Our aim in updating this information is to best reflect the profile of our school community to ensure we are receiving the accurate funding entitlement.... Read more

Cricket postponed

Due to the inclement weather, today's match against Carrington PS will be postponed. A note will be sent home shortly with the rescheduled games' details. James McGill... Read more

Parent/Carer and Teacher interviews

At our school we support the meaningful participation of parents or caregivers in the education of their child. The role that parents play in the education of their child has the potential to strengthen the support provided by schools in improving their educational outcomes. When schools and parents work together in constructive and meaningful ways much can be achieved. One of the ways that we encourage meaningful participation is in parent teacher interviews. These are held during Term 1 as a chance to share information and develop learning... Read more

NAPLAN - a message from ACARA

ACARA Update, February 2016 | ACARA ACARA CEO: NAPLAN is a vital tool to see if children are meeting essential standards Simply put, NAPLAN is a vital tool for parents, educators and the public to see if Australia's children are meeting essential literacy and numeracy standards. Taking NAPLAN requires less than four hours over three days, four times during a student's time at school. It is a point-in-time snapshot assessment of a student's achievements in the important areas of literacy and numeracy. And from that small investment comes a... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top

School Holiday Dates

Please see attached calendar for school term and holiday dates for 2016-2020. Holiday Dates 20162020 (pdf 359 KB)... Read more

Swimming Carnival

Due to rain predictions, our swimming carnival will go ahead with essential events only. These events will be for the strong swimmers within our school. It is encouraged that non-swimmers and weak swimmers stay at school, out of the inclement weather. Charlestown Pool does have undercover seating but students are advised to bring rain coats, warm clothing and a towel to sit on.... Read more

JanuaryReturn to top

A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more

Uniform Shop Opening Times

The P & C operated Uniform Shop will be open to assist with school uniforms on Wednesday 27 January at 8.45 until 9.15.... Read more