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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

Selective High School Applications 2018

Applications for Year 7 Selective High School entry is now open. This is for students in th top 5% of academic performance. You need to apply on the internet using a valid email address (not the students email address). Applications are open from 11 October to 14 November and no late applications are accepted. Instructions for applications are available at www.schools.nsw.edu.au/shsplacement... Read more

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Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2017

Applications for Year 5 entry to an opportunity class in 2017 are now open. Applications are considered mainly on the basis of the Opportunity Class Placement Test results and school assessment scores. The test will be held on Wednesday 27 July 2016. If you would like to have your child considered for Year 5 opportunity class in 2017 click on the link - Opportunity Class 2017... Read more

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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