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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

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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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Arabic translation of note

Arabic Translator

There will be an Arabic translator (Suhad Khalaf) available in our school. If you require this service, please book at the office for the following available times. Tuesday 9.00am - 9.30am or Wednesday 9.00am - 9.30 and 2.00pm - 3.00pm... Read more

Cyber safety

Internet Safety

A few weeks ago, Years 4, 5 and 6 took part in a Virtual Classroom event for Internet Safety Day. This article has some suggestions for how to keep the conversation going about being responsible digital citizens. Cyber Safety... Read more

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Special announcement

We are happy to announce ......

Green Valley Public School has been successful in our application for a grant of over $15,000 from the Australian Government Department of Education. Only 60 schools across Australia were successful in receiving grants as part of the Digital Literacy School Grants program. The grant will go towards purchasing Coding and Robotics equipment for students in K-6 and providing teacher Professional Development in integrating Coding and Robotics in the classroom.... Read more

Miss Zielonka and Mrs Reilly

Congratulations Miss Zielonka and Mrs Reilly

Congratulations to both Miss Zielonka and Mrs Reilly on receiving a Principals Network Award. We are extremely proud of you both and lucky to have you at Green Valley Public School... 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