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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


BOOK NOW School Tours for parents interested in enrolling their child in 2017 and 2018 will be held every fortnight on Fridays at 10am and will provide an opportunity for prospective families to discover the vision and opportunities offered at Anzac Park Public School. The tour will be led by Mrs Unity Taylor-Hill, Principal, and will include a tour of our brand new state of the art school facilities. To book your place on one of our upcoming tours please go 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

2017 New Enrolments at Anzac Park

Enrolments for all students from Kindergarten to Year 6 are welcome in 2017. Our school office will be open on Monday 23 January and Tuesday 24 January from 8:30am until 3pm for new enrolments. Please have a look at the Our School tab above for more information about our enrolment procedures.... Read more

Donations for Mary's House

Please watch this video made by Kindergarten regarding donations for Mary's House. You tube video: 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

Orientation Days for Kindergarten and Years 1-6

Orientation days for Kindergarten and Years 1-6 are on the following dates: Kindergarten November 3, 9:30am-11:00am November 10, 9:30am-11:00am Years 1-6 November 17, 9:30am-11:00am November 24, 9:30am-11:00am Enrolments are still open for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 in 2017. To make an enquiry about enrolment in 2017, please phone Wendy Bright, our enrolment coordinator, on 0476 841 626 or send an email to Read more

STEAM Ahead Program


A fabulous time was had at our robotics and video game workshops last weekend. It was great to see some older students at Anzac Park doing great things with technology. Our next free workshop will be held Thursday 15 September at 5pm for students currently in Years 2-6. To book your place visit Read more

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Free robotics & video game development workshops!

To launch our exciting 2017 STEAM Ahead Program, we will be offering FREE WORKSHOPS this weekend for students currently in Years 2-5. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the new facilities at Anzac Park with their parent/carer following a QR Code Quest and then select one of two workshops including video game development and robotics using LEGO EV3. Available dates: Saturday 3 SEPTEMBER 2:00PM to 4:00PM Thursday 15 SEPTEMBER 5:30PM to 7:30PM Register Please register online at Read more

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STEAM Ahead Program

In 2017, Anzac Park Public School will launch its exciting and innovative STEAM Ahead Program for students in Years 3-6. The STEAM Ahead Program will provide a unique opportunity for students and ensures that they are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge that will give them the edge to succeed in the twenty-first century. Key features of the STEAM Ahead Program include; Focus on STEAM education providing the very best teachers and learning spaces to support students to develop an expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts... Read more

Anzac Park School Tours

Term 3 School Tours

Spaces for 2017 enrolments are filling quickly. Anzac Park Public School provides students with outstanding opportunities in brand new state of the art facilities. School Tours for parents interested in enrolling their child in 2017 will be held on Fridays during Term 3 at 10am. Book into a tour today! Read more

2017 Enrolments Open

Enrolments are now open for students from Kindergarten to Year 6 in 2017. Anzac Park Public School is a brand new school that opened in Term 1, 2016. Anzac Park Public School offers the very best primary education for your child built on innovative educational programs, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, outstanding teachers and strong values. We are building a close knit school community where your family will make friendships that can last a lifetime. To make an enquiry about enrolment in 2017, please phone Wendy Bright, our... Read more

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

Applications for student travel 2016

From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more

2016 school funding allocations

All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more

Banish sunburn

Over exposure to UV radiation from the sun in childhood or adolescence increases the risk of developing melanoma later in life. Teach your child how to apply sunscreen properly, and they'll be able to protect themselves even when you're not around. When the number hits 3, protect from UV. Check the daily UV alert in your local newspaper or at A UV level of 1 or 2 will not damage most skin types, but a UV level of 3 or above can be harmful even on a cloudy day. Apply early. Sunscreen needs to be applied 20... Read more

How to get your child reading this summer!

Children who thrive in school tend to have one thing in common – they enjoy reading. It doesn't really matter what your child chooses to read, the important thing for primary-school kids is to encourage them to develop the habit of reading a little each day. With summer school holidays just around the corner, now is a good time to stock up on books from your local library that might interest your child. Series books are a great place to start. Reluctant readers and children who struggle with comprehension can find series books easier to enjoy,... Read more

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