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PJ DAY

Pyjama Party Mufti Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in our PJ Party fundraiser! We have raised lots of money which will be put towards the cost of the Preschool/Kindergarten excursion.... Read more

The launch of Education Week

Premier highlights the value of public education

Kiama and Parramatta public schools hosted the launch of Education Week today. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, with (from left): Education Minister Rob Stokes; State Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee; Department of Education Secretary Mark Scott; student performers and comperes, and the Principal of Parramatta Public School, Gail Charlier (far right). Public education can be the springboard to the top job in New South Wales. That was the message from the Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, as she launched Education Week celebrations today at... Read more

Education Week starts on 6 August 2018

Education Week 2018 - Today's schools creating tomorrow's world

The future of education will be showcased in NSW public schools from August 6 – 10 as students, teachers and parents across the state celebrate Education Week 2018. Education Week kicks off on Monday, August 6, with a simultaneous launch at Parramatta and Kiama public schools livestreamed on YouTube so all government schools and their communities can join in. This year's theme, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a... Read more

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100 Days of School Celebrations

100 Days of School Welcome to Term 3 - the year is flying by! Our Kindergarten students have reached a particularly important milestone, having come to big school for 100 whole days. They enjoyed lots of fun activities, like decorating cookies with the number 100, making 100 days of school badges, doing 100 star jumps, and seeing how many times they can write their name in 100 seconds - 23 times is the record! We can't wait to see what Kindergarten will achieve by the time they reach 200 days at school.... Read more

Students from Condell Park Public School

New uniform policy for NSW public schools

A new uniform policy has been introduced for NSW public schools, which for the first time include the option for girls to wear shorts and pants. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, and the Minister for Education, Rob Stokes, announced the new "clear and concise" policy today at Condell Park Public School in Sydney. Ms Berejiklian said the "modern makeover" would ensure that uniforms were practical and comfortable for students and affordable for parents. The new policy says all students should have the opportunity to access the full range of... Read more

Craig Reucassel

Public schools building great Australian lives

The Public Education Foundation has launched a new campaign promoting the importance of public schools to the community. The online campaign helps raise awareness and instil confidence in parents and the community that our public schools provide a vibrant, inclusive and high quality education to all Australians. The videos feature three famous Australians who credit their public education for equipping them with the skills and values that have enabled them to go on and make great contributions to society. David Hetherington, executive director... Read more

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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Attendance Month Celebration

Attendance Month Celebration The month of May was attendance month, and students who were at school on time every day (except due to illness) were rewarded for their perfect attendance with a magic show. We had lots of fun with Peter the Magician, and we discovered that some of our BPS students could be potential magicians too!... Read more

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Class Page Updates

Class pages have been updated to reflect the wonderful learning that has been going on in Term 2. Be sure to check them out at any time by clicking on the School years tab.... Read more

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Cross Country & Colour Run

We have had some super exciting sporting events over the past few weeks, including our school Cross Country, and our fundraising Colour Run! Students were able to make good use of our new running track. and had a great time competing with their friends. It seems the teachers had just as much fun as the students! Click through to the gallery to see some photos of our Colour Run and our Cross Country events.... Read more

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Mothers Day Picnic

Students have been very busy this week making some special treats to bring home for all the special ladies in their life this Sunday. Thankyou to all the Mums, Aunties, Grandmothers and significant women who joined us today for our Mothers Day Picnic!... 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

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Last day of Term 1

We have had a very busy Term 1, and the last day of term has been no exception! In the morning, we commemorated ANZAC day with a ceremony lead by the SRC. As ANZAC day falls in the school holidays, we took this time today to remember those who have fought for our country. We also had our Dance Fever showcase, where all students were able to show parents what they have been learning in Dance Fever lessons this term. We have some amazing dancers at BPS! Click through to the gallery to see some more photos of our Dance Fever showcase.... Read more

Easter hat parade

Easter Hat Parade

We had an amazing time at our Easter Hat parade! Well done to all the students, parents and community members who got involved and created some magnificent hats, baskets, shirts and posters. Click through to the gallery to see some photos from the day.... Read more

Harmony Day

Harmony Day

Harmony Day 2018 BPS had a very successful day celebrating Harmony Day 2018! Students and teachers celebrated the cultural diversity of our community by living the Harmony Day message, everyone belongs.... 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

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Back to School 2018

Welcome back to another year of fun and learning at BPS. A special welcome goes out to all of our new students and their families, as well as our 45 new Kindergarten students, who had their first day of big school last Friday. It is shaping up to be a busy and exciting year! Click through to the gallery to see some more photos of our 2018 classes in action.... Read more

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Home Reading and Attendance Celebrations

Students have been working hard all year to come to school and participate in daily home reading. This term they were lucky enough to participate in two exciting celebrations - Attendance Month was celebrated with delicious slushies, and home reading was celebrated by a treat from the ice cream van! Click through to the galleryto see some very happy children!... Read more

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Moana Dreaming - what a success!

Our performances last week were a huge success thanks to all the staff, students and community members that were involved. The students were so proud of themselves, and we had rave reviews from audience members! Click through to the gallery to see some photos from Moana Dreaming 2017.... Read more

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