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DecemberReturn to top

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

OctoberReturn to top

Touch Girls 5th in State

Our touch girls are proud to be placed 5th in the state after travelling to Sydney to compete in the PSSA Touch Knockout. Their first game was a very tough one with the girls fighting the whole way but unfortunately finishing with a 8-4 loss. The second game results were in our favour with the girls boasting a 6-4 win. Out of 341 teams across the state our little band of country kids have every reason to be very proud of their placing. Congratulations and thank you to Miss Cole, the families and the players. We are very proud of your... 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

Young Communicator Awards

Young Communicators

Congratulations to the students who were finalists in our Young Communicator Awards. The Winners and runners up are pictured here.... Read more

SeptemberReturn to top
Yr 6

Year 6 Transition fun

Year 6 Students are enjoying a day as a High School student experiencing all that the High School has to offer.... Read more

Touch Girls

Girls do it again!

Our girls touch team have once again defeated another worthy opponent in the bid for a place in the regional finals. Our girls had an outstanding game against Moree. Teamwork was key to the outstanding result. Well Done Girls!... Read more

Touch girls

Girls Touch Team Dominate!

On Monday the girls touch team played Ben Venue in the round 4 PSSA Touch Football Knockout resulting in a convincing win 12-2. The girls played like a well oiled machine which gave them the upper hand throught out the game. The next round will be at the Warialda Recreation ground next Wednesday 9th September against Moree. Congratulations girls and good luck for the upcomming game.... Read more

AugustReturn to top

Excursion time!

Almost half the school is embarking on 5 days of adventure at the Gold Coast this week. Years 3 to 6 have boarded two buses this morning for an adventure of a lifetime. Sea World, Outback Spectacular and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary are just a few of the wonderful attractions our students will experience. We hope they have a fabulous time.... Read more

Round Three done and dusted

Yesterday the Open Girl's Touch football team travelled to Glen Innes to play in round three of the PSSA Touch Football knockout playing Glen Innes Public School. Our girls played extremely well bringing home a 5 -1 win. We wish the girls every success for round four.... Read more

JulyReturn to top

Newsletter!!!!

Due to an IT upgrade to our email system our newsletter distribution list was deleted. Additional copies of the newsletter have been printed and sent home with the eldest child in the family. If you have not received a newsletter please ask your child to request one from their teacher. Sorry for the inconvenience.... Read more

JuneReturn to top

Spelling Bee Finals soon

Every year our school holds a spelling bee which reinforces learning outcomes in class. Students are given a list of words and are asked to study these words in preparation for the finals. Spelling bees encourage children to not only learn their words but gives them an opportunity to display courage and willingness to stand in front of fellow students and community members to recite the chosen lists. Congratulations to all our students for the finals.... Read more

Leaders at Lake Keepit

Byron, Emma, Alex and Rachel joined many other students at a leadership camp at Lake Keepit last week learning new techniques to becoming great leaders. They enjoyed the experience and thank Mrs McIntosh for accompanying them.... Read more

MayReturn to top
Sporting Success

Sporting Success!

Congratulations are extended to Charlie, Frank, Emma, Courtney and Bella on their recent success at gaining selection in their sporting fields. The boys will be joinng the Northern Inland side and the girls will be joining the North West team to play in Parramatta. A great result from our very talented students!... Read more

AprilReturn to top
Cross Country

Cross Country 2015

Our annual cross country was held yesterday with some great results. We have 48 students who have qualified for the zone carnival to be held in Ashford on the 7th May.Well done students... Read more

MarchReturn to top
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School Leaders at Young Leaders Day

Our 2015 school leaders Emma, Rachel, Byron and Alex have travelled to Sydney to participate in the National Young Leaders Day by Halogen. This is an extremely worthwhile event which we are sure they will gain great skills from.... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
Butterfly

WPS conquers at Zone

More than 20 students competed in the Zone Swimming carnival with 15 students making it to the next meet in Armidale.... Read more