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YEAR 11 CROSSROADS CAMP

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YEAR 11 - PURCHASE YOUR SENIOR JACKET

Year 11 please purchase online by Monday 20 August 2018 at the latest. See this link for purchasing: https://shop.reformclothing.com/join/login/?next=v61831... Read more

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Year 12 FORMAL & GRADUATION INFORMATION

Year 12 - check your letterbox as some exciting information has just been posted home. YEAR 12 FORMAL - 25 SEPTEMBER 2018 The Picton High School Formal is a tradition which allows Picton High School students to celebrate their success. The formal ticket price this year is $75. It is held at Panorama House in Bulli and is open to students only. This event will begin at 6pm. However, students are encouraged to meet at Picton Botanical Gardens at 4 pm for photos. Anyone is welcome to come along to this beautiful setting to take photos with your... Read more

Daily Notices

Daily Notices: Thur 16th Aug 2018 (pdf 243 KB)... Read more

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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

Year 11 & 9 2019 Subject Selection Information Evening

Subject Selection Information Evening Year 9 & 11 2019 Tuesday 14th August 2018 please read attached information Sheet for all details. Information Sheet (pdf 434 KB)... 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

Year 12 Scholarship/Award Applications Open

Year 12 students of Picton High School are invited to apply for Awards and Scholarships on the form below. Forms are to be completed and returned to Mr Stephen's Deputy office by Monday 6th August 2018. Spare forms are available from Student Central. Application Form (pdf 421 KB) Award Descriptions: All award recipients must have shown: Excellent attendance A High Standard of behaviour Willingness to always do their best in their academic efforts Commitment to their school, teachers and fellow students Teacher's Mutual Bank (Awarded at... 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

Term 3 Commencement Date

Term 3 2018 commences on Tuesday 24th July 2018 for all students. Last day of Term 2 is Friday 6th July 2018. We wish our school community a safe and happy break... 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

Professor John Buchanan speaking

Report shows pathways to success in brave new world

Schools will need to open their doors to stronger relationships with employers and workplaces if students are to thrive in a future world rich with artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies. The finding is contained in a report, 'Preparing for the best and worst of times', commissioned by the NSW Department of Education to examine the skills Australia's children will need as AI and other technologies "transform Australia's economy, the workplace and the community". "This report reflects the NSW Department of Education's commitment... 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

ASSEMBLY OF ACHIEVEMENT

Our Assembly of Achievement for Semester One 2018 is on as follows: Friday 6th July 2018 in the school Hall. Part One: Juniors (Years 7, 8 & 9) 10.20am Intermission: 11.20am (Tea/coffee for parents) Part Two: Seniors (Years 10, 11 & 12) 11.50am Dress: Full school uniform including black leather shoes All students that are to receive an award have now had a letter posted home. This assembly recognizes the consistent effort made by students during this semester. Awards such as First in Class, Head Teacher, Year Advisor and Attendance will be... Read more

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NCID - National Collection of Data

Fact Sheet for Parents (pdf 670 KB) Information (pdf 668 KB)... Read more

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Beanies for Brain Cancer

On the 19th June the staff held a morning tea and Beanie Day for Brain Cancer. A raffle was also held with lots of morning tea themed gifts and sports memorabilia. One of the prizes was a signed bat from the Sydney Thunder cricket team. The bat was personally presented to our PE Department from Cricket NSW. The day successfully raised $817.20 towards Brain Cancer - a great effort from our staff.... Read more

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