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

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

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: Read more

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Presentation Day 2017

Revesby Public School 2017 Presentation Day Dear Parents/Carers, You are warmly invited to celebrate the achievements of Revesby Public School at our Presentation Day. This year we will be holding this event at Sir Joseph Banks High School. We will be celebrating the wonderful achievements of our students and be entertained by our infants, junior and senior dance groups and our school choir. Tickets to this event are free and must be booked online using the link below: Presentation Day Tickets... Read more

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

Tell Them From Me Parent Survey

Tell Them From Me Parent Survey Now Open. Revesby Public School is currently conducting surveys with our community to assit us measure the impact and relevance of our programs. The survey focuses on student wellbeing, engagement and effective teaching. The information provided by our staff, students and community in the survey helps us to better understand how to improve our school and student outcomes. Staff and students in Years 4, 5 and 6 have completed the survey. It is important that our community's opinions and ideas are considered.... Read more

Innovative student leaders

2017 Innovative School Winner

Revesby Public School named Innovative School 2017 Revesby Public School has been named one of the 2017 Innovative Schools in The Educator magazine! This year they received a record number of entries so being selected as one of the final 40 nationwide is a fantastic achievement. The award recognises schools for their inspiring work being undertaken to equip students with the tools that will help them to face a world vastly different from the one we currently know. Congratulations to our staff, students and the community, in working together to... 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

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

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

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

2017 Canteen menu

Our 2017 Canteen Menu and weekly specials can be found on our School Canteen page. Our school canteen is privately managed and run. Please contact the canteen direct for all queries and lunch orders.... 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

2017 School year commences

All students in Years 1 to 6 will return to school on Monday 30th January.... Read more

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

Kindy Orientation 2016

Kindergarten Orientation 2016

Our 2016 Kindergarten Orientation and Transition program will be held from 9:30am to 11:00am on... Tuesday 25th October Tuesday 1st November Tuesday 8th November Tuesday 15th November Parent information sessions will be held from 9:30am to 11:00am on... Tuesday 25th October Tuesday 15th November A flier for this can be downloaded here... Kindy Orientation flier 16 Please contact our office for more details.... Read more

Spring school holidays

The last day of school for Term 3 will be Friday 23rd September. All students and staff return to school on Monday 10th October. (Please Note: The Labour day long weekend will be occurring in the middle of the school holidays (3 Oct) this year and not the start of Term 4). All students should be wearing summer school uniform when returning for Term 4. The final day for school for students for Term 4 this year will be Friday 16th December, 2016. Australian School dates... Read more

Payments made at the office

Please note, that due to the transition of the new financial software package at schools, some changes will need to be made over the coming weeks. Payments can still be made in cash. No receipts will be issued until 20th October. No payments can be made after Monday 12th September via EFTPOS or ONLINE We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.... Read more

Let's Get Talking - Parent engagement workshop

Come along to try fun, practical activities with teachers, speech pathologists and your children to help with learning! Wednesday 14th September, 3:15-4:15 pm Join us for… Afternoon tea Information about speech pathology Information about reading Strategies you can use at home to support your child's speech and language development and literacy Activity time! Where ? In the school hall... Read more

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