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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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Markets

Riverview Markets on Sunday 8 July

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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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Welcome Mrs Nicole Gilmore

We wish to announce that Mrs Nicole Gilmore has been appointed the new principal of Como Public School. Please find following a letter from our Director of Public Schools NSW, Mr Garrie Russell:. Dear Parents and Carers It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Mrs Nicole Gilmore to the position of principal at Como Public School, pending the conclusion of the ten day appeals period. Mrs Gilmore is an experienced school leader, having been assistant principal at Engadine West Public School for seven years and relieving... Read more

kindergarten 2019 invite

Kindergarten 2019

Our kindy orientation is Thursday 30 August, 2018. We are very excited to meet you all! We are currently taking applications for children to enrol at Como PS for 2019. Children turning 5 by 31 July 2019 are eligible to attend Kindergarten next year. Visit the 'Enrolment' tab under 'Our School' at the top of this page to enrol your child now.... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
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

Welcome BBQ

Welcome BBQ & Meet the Teacher Night

Welcome BBQ On Wednesday 21st February Como PS is holding a welcome to Como BBQ for our school community. The BBQ will be held on parent information night from 5pm and conclude at 7pm. I look forward to seeing as many of our families as possible on the night. Parent Information Sessions You will have an opportunity to meet your child's teacher and become aware of the programs that will be taught throughout the school year. These sessions are very informative. The sessions will be held during the following times: 4:30pm-5:00pm Year 1 and Stage... Read more