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Parent feedback survey

We value your opinions and feedback. Please click on the following link and complete the anonymous survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GVPS2017... Read more

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2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 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 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

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NAIDOC Filmpond

Click on the link below to view the Filmpond for the '2017 Combined School's NAIDOC event': https://www.filmpond.com/ponds/greenvalleyps/films/fup0dwskndrq... Read more

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Kindergarten at GVPS

Check out all of the wonderful things that happen each day in Kindy at our school! Click on the link below to watch our film. Kindy at GVPS... Read more

P & C Scholarship Award

The P&C are now seeking nominations for the 2017 Year 6 P&C Scholarship Award. This is a $200 scholarship that is held in trust by the student's high school to assist with educational expenses. This award recognises one Year 6 student who has demonstrated a sustained and positive commitment in each of the three areas of Academic, Sport and Social. It is not essential for the student to excel in these areas. Staff and parent/community members of Green Valley Public School are eligible to nominate students for this award. If you would like to... Read more

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Parenting Ideas Website

Check out the 'Parenting Ideas' website for support and online parenting courses on topics such as resilience, confidence, well-being and developing your children into the best they can be. To access the free website click on the link below: https://www.parentingideas.com.au/blog/... Read more

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EALD support Filmpond

Check out how our dedicated Specialist Teachers support our students who come from a language background other than English at Green Valley. To view the video click on the red 'Filmpond' link below. Filmpond... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

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Naplan 2017 - Information

Student Reports (pdf 1092 KB)... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

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Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

2017 NSW Premier’s Sporting Challenge

Dear Parents/Carers Our school has registered to participate in the 2017 NSW Premier's Sporting Challenge Primary School Sport Challenge. The purpose of the Challenge is to encourage students to participate in sport, games and physical activity ­and to have more students, more active, more often! This term, house captains will be monitoring the physical activity we do during class time, at recess and lunch as well as during sport. What we do outside school hours will also count towards the Challenge award. Our aim is for all of us to... Read more

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Tips for a good night's sleep

Top tips for a good night's sleep

Did you know that the recommended amount of sleep for school aged children (5-13 years) is 9-11 hours? Here are some good tips for getting a good night's sleep.... Read more

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How to Translate the School Website

How to Translate Website (pdf 447 KB)... Read more

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Reading at home with your child

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Healthy School Canteens

Introducing Healthy School Canteens

The introduction of the revised Healthy School Canteen Strategy increases the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. It replaces the Fresh Tastes@School Strategy in NSW schools that was commonly known as the traffic light system. The revised strategy is consistent with the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines and classifies food and drinks as either Everyday or Occasional. Sugary drinks will continue not to be sold. NSW public schools will have until the end of 2019 to... Read more

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Our shared responsibility

Welcome back for the 2017 school year. I hope everyone had a relaxing and refreshing break. I'd like to particularly welcome students (along with their parents) and staff starting in our schools for the first time. May the year ahead be engaging and rewarding – a wonderful year of teaching and learning. We know the world is transforming profoundly and quickly, and it is our great responsibility to prepare our children and young people so that they can flourish through such change. When our children finish school and enter the evermore... Read more