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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

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


Stay Smart Online Week: 9-13 October

For most of us, the internet opens up new opportunities. We can shop, bank, research, work and connect when and where we want to. But the online world can also give criminals opportunities to steal money, information or identities. Many Australians may not be aware of the risks we face in cyberspace – but the good news is that you can take simple steps to better protect your personal and financial information online. When you share things online you may be sharing with people you do not know or trust. Once a message, photo or video has been... Read more


eSafety - Presentation for Parents, Tues 17 October, 2017

eSafety Parents of students K to year 6. Tuesday 17 October, 2017. 6:45pm for 7:00 pm start. Kristy Innes, Interrelate. Save the date.... 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


Art KLA Day-Thurs 21 September

This year the Art KLA Day coincides with the International Day of Peace on Thursday 21 September. Students will honour this important event by using the Day of Peace theme, Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All as the source of inspiration for their artwork. The theme honours the spirit of Together a global initiative that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes in search of a better life.... Read more

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Premier's Spelling Bee - 6 September, 2017

On Wednesday 6 September 80 students from Department of Education primary schools across the Sydney region gathered at Glebe Public School for the Regional Finals of the 2017 Premier's Spelling Bee. The Premier's Spelling Bee was introduced in 2004 as a fun and educational way for primary school students to engage in spelling. The program includes activities to encourage all students to engage with spelling and to promote improved literacy in combination with the English K-6 Syllabus. The Premier's Spelling Bee is open to all NSW government... Read more

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READ-A-THON, 21 August to 1 September, 2017

Glebe Public School Read-A-Thon starts Monday 21 August and finishes on Friday 1 September 2017. The Read-A-Thon is organised by the Glebe P&C and aims to: * promote literacy across the school; * encourage leisure time readers; and * raise fund for the P&C "Technology in the Classroom" project. Students are encouraged to read as much as possible and record the time spent reading on their personal Reading Record sponsorship form. Reading is not limited to books, it can include magazines, comics, newspapers, recipes, junk mail... Read more

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Book Week, 21 to 25 August, 2017

Theme: Escape to Everywhere Book Week Activities at Glebe Public School Wednesday 23 August * Story Telling with Victoria 5/6E and5/6L Friday 15 August * 9:30am Parade of book characters * 10:00 – 11:00am Open classrooms * 11:00am Parents Morning Tea by P&C * 2:20pm – 3:00pm Assembly by Kindergarten Each year, across Australia, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating Children's Book Week. Throughout the year, the CBCA works in partnership with authors, illustrators, publishers, booksellers... 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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National Science Week, 12- 20 Aug

National Science Week 2017 is Australia's annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists, to chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across Australia. It provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists' to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in. The theme for 2017 is... Read more


Education Week - 31 July to 4 August, 2017

Education Week highlights the achievements of public education and our local schools, shining the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. The 2017 theme is - I Learn, We Learn - celebrating the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensure that every student, every teacher, every leader and every school improves every year by: System-wide improvement - Every student, every teacher, every leader and every school will improve every year. High expectations for all - A culture of high expectations... Read more


China Meets Australia, Friday 28 July

The China Meets Australia event is a NSW government initiative that aims to strengthen our relationship with China and bring depth to our multicutural society. On Friday 28 July, 150 performers from China, aged 7 to 14 years, will visit and perform at Glebe Public School between 10:00am and 11:30am. There are 5 groups of performers who will arrive in full costume for the event. The visit to Glebe Public School follows on from a visit by the Principal and 2 teachers from Glebe PS to schools in Beijing last October, 2016. The Chinese artists are... Read more


Athletics Carnival, Tuesday 25 July, 2017

See you at the annual Glebe PS Athletics Carnival. Jubilee Oval, Glebe, 10:00am to 2:30pm Senior Events: 1500m; 800m; 200m; 100m; Discus; and Shot Put Junior Events: 50m; Hurdles; Beanbag Throw; Sack race; Egg & Spoon; and 3 Legged race... Read more


Yoga To Go Kids - PDHPE program, Term 3 , 2017

Yoga To Go Kids learn and apply positive, healthy physical fitness skills through a range of visual and auditory stimuli and physical movement exercises. The program develops fundamental movement skills and outcomes include: Increased concentration, coordination and energy levels Improved balance, posture and natural flexibility The ability to recognise the rights, values and feelings of others The ability to accept differences and manage conflict Relaxation and mindfulness techniques Team work, tactics and strategies in team games and group... 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


Winter school holidays - 2017

It's Holiday Time… Last day of term 2 - Fri 30 June 2017 Term 3 starts - Tues 18 July to Fri 22 September... Read more


NAIDOC Week - July 2017

The 2017 National NAIDOC Theme - Our Languages Matter aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in cultural identity, linking people to their land and water and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities,... Read more

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Drama KLA Day - Fri 23 June

In Drama, students will develop knowledge and understanding, skills, values and attitudes in Making, Performing and Appreciating by engaging in role, dramatic contexts, elements and forms. In making drama, students learn how to investigate their world through devising plays, role-plays and imagined situations. In performance, they develop their skills and appreciation of dramatists, actors, playwrights, devisers, directors and designers. Learning in Drama is most effective when learning experiences in making, performing and appreciating are... Read more

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